Stained Glass Lantern

Copper foiling is a traditional stained glass technique, typified in glassware by Tiffany. On this course, you will be able to design and make a 3-dimensional lantern for a candle. Following a process that includes learning to cut glass, select a base shape, choose and cut glass to the required shape and size, and learn the copper foiling technique to construct your lantern.

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

Learn how to cut glass; select your base shape and design your lantern; select and cut glass to required shape and size
; Learn how to coper foil your glass pieces, and how to solder them together to create your lantern; add a copper wire candle holder

 MATERIALS PROVIDED: Range of coloured glass; copper foiling materials; copper wire; all materials and equipment as required

 ADDITIONAL NOTES: Please wear closed in shoes when working with glass