This is the current timetable for the next few months of workshops. They are usually held at the weekends- Saturday or Sunday. If you have a small group of friends that would enjoy a particular class on another date, I am happy to look at arranging this with you. Just get in touch for a chat about your requirements. Thank you.
Making a copper-foiled light catcher
An introduction to copper foiling (one day)
Feb.11th/April 1st/July 2nd
£120 | 10am – 4.30pm
This is a one day introductory workshop for beginners. You will learn to cut glass safely and competently, grind glass, copper foil, solder and finish your project to take home. By the end of the day you will have created a beautiful stained glass light catcher to hang in a bright window. The cost includes all materials and tools you will need for the day. There are patterns for you to choose from in the studio and as the group is small you will get plenty of help and support throughout the day. Lunch is also included.
Creating a stained glass mirror
Leaded work (One day)
April 22nd, 2017
£150 | 10am – 5pm
This one day workshop involves traditional leaded work to create a bespoke stained glass mirror. It is helpful to have already attended a previous course so that you have a feel for cutting glass and using lead to assemble pieces, but this isn’t essential as you will plenty of opportunity to practise. You can design your own stained glass borders around the mirrored glass that will be housed within an oak frame.
Making a stained glass leaded panel
An introduction to leaded work (one day)
Jan. 28th/March 19th/April 15th/July 8th
£135 | Saturday 10am – 5pm
This is a one day introductory workshop to traditional stained glass leaded work. It helps to have done the previous workshop day, but it’s not absolutley essential-really!.You will learn the basic skills needed to create your own small leaded panel (around 10 pieces of glass) that you can take home at the end of the day. The cost includes all tools and materials you will need.There is a selection of tried and tested patterns for you to choose from in the studio. It is a very busy day and you will be on your feet for most of it and it would be wise to bring along an apron. Lunch is included
Honeycomb light catchers
Half day workshop (morning/afternoon)
June 24th/Sept.16th (Skelton Grange, Environmental Centre, Leeds)
This is a creative half-day workshop, where you can make a stained glass honeycomb light-catcher. You will be cutting glass, grinding, copper foiling, soldering and embellishing your creations. It is helpful to have already experienced an introductory day but not absolutely necessary.
Creating stained glass garden art
June 17th, 2017
£125 | 10am – 4.30pm
This is a one day workshop for those with a little experience. You will learn to cut glass safely and competently, grind glass, copper-foil, attach leads, solder and finish your project to take home. By the end of the day you will have created stained glass flowers on long steels to add to a border or container in your garden.The cost includes all materials and tools that you will need for the day. There will be patterns in the studio for you to choose from and as the group is small, you will get plenty of help and support throughout the day.
Two day - fusing and leading workshop
July 29th & 30th, 2017
£225 ;10am – 4.30pm Saturday,
10am- 2.30pm Sunday.
Lunch, snacks and drinks all included in the cost
On day one you will be creating your own design and then exploring the possibilities available in fusing glass together to make your own personalised tile that will be fired in the kiln overnight. Then we will begin cutting glass pieces for the panel. On day two we will lead up, solder and cement the component parts incorporating the painted pieces created on the previous day.