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This course will enable students to cut glass with confidence, prepare patterns and construct a coloured glass item, learning the techniques of grinding, foiling and soldering/leadwork.
Once you are familiar with all the techniques, you will be able to progress to making simple glass items to lampshades, mirrors and windows.
You will be taught by verbal instructions and practical demonstrations.
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The course is suitable for all those who wish to make beautiful items out of stained (coloured) glass.
You will need to bring the following to the class:
Apron, safety glasses, ballpoint pen and medium point felt tip pen, container to take your glass pieces home, terry hand towel.
and a container to put your cut glass pieces in to take home.
Please wear sensible shoes i.e. no open toes
PLEASE NOTE – There will be an additional charge for materials.
Students will have the opportunity to purchase a 'starter pack' for £25. This will include the glass and tools that you will require for your first project. This charge is paid directly to the tutor at the first session.
There will be other equipment available for you to use during class time (soldering irons and grinders etc.).