Traditional Leaded Glass with Painting

COURSE OUTLINE:

Traditional stained glass windows include fired glass painting in their leaded light construction, allowing for fine detail and decoration. Using your own design for a small panel or one provided, you will learn how to cut and shape glass, paint and then fire some of your pieces, then construct your panel using traditional leading techniques to fit a wooden frame provided.

The course will include short demonstrations to the group by the tutor when required, with the majority of the course taking the form of practical progress on your own personal project, and individual guidance from the tutor when required

 

COURSE PROGRAMME:

Session 1:  Selecting/drawing design; begin cutting and shaping glass

Session 2: Finish cutting glass; glass painting ready for firing

Session 3: Begin leading up glass pieces

Session 4: finish leading up glass; cement first side

Session 5: Cement second side; fit glass panel into wooden frame

 

MATERIALS PROVIDED: Design drawings (optional); range of stained glass, tools and materials required to construct a small panel; glass paints and firing; wooden frame for finished panel

 

EXTRA MATERIALS REQUIRED AND APPROXIMATE COST: None

 

ADDITIONAL NOTES: Please wear closed in shoes (no sandals); bring along any sketches or ideas you might have for designs

 


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