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An intermediate level stained glass workshop, for those who have some experience and wish to work on individual projects. Students will develop their ideas and extend their technical and artistic skills in design and stained glass execution.
There is an emphasis on practical learning through the creation of your own stained glass panels. In consultation with the teacher, you will design a stained glass panel that you will execute throughout the term. There will be lessons on different techniques to help you extend your skills. Throughout the course, the teacher will work with students in groups and one-to-one at the different stages of the process.
The course is suitable for those who have completed the Introduction to Working with Stained Glass course at Morley College, or similar.
The course involves standing for most of the processes. The studio is on the 3rd floor of the main building, there is lift access. Although suitable safety equipment is provided to everyone we do not recommend this course if you are pregnant. Appropriate Health and Safety guidance will be given throughout the course.
You will need to wear sturdy shoes, boots or trainers (no open sandals). You should wear old clothers or an apron. It would also be helpful to bring: Sketchbook/ notebook A4 Pencils/ coloured pencils/ pens Marker pen (Pilot Sign pen is good) All tools you will require will be supplied. Glass, lead and solder will be available at cost price in the class. If you would like to purchase any stained glass items, a good supplier is: Lead & Light, 35 A Hartland Rd, Camden, London NW1 8DB. Tel 020 7485 0997 www.leadandlight.co.uk
The course provides an excellent grounding in the techniques necessary to make leaded lights. You could continue to develop your skills with further intermediate stained glass classes and other courses at Morley College.