Introduction to Stained Glass

Course Outline: This course forms an introduction to fabricating a stained glass panel. It examines the techniques, design considerations and development that are employed in the field. Students will produce a stained glass panel 250 x 250mm

Course Title: Introduction to Stained Glass

Dates: Commencing Tuesday 24th October 2017

Time: 5.30 – 8.30pm

Duration:  10 week course

Tutor:  Dianne Cooper

Level: L4 (10 credits)

Venue:  Alex Design Exchange, Swansea

Price: £180

Course Outline: This course forms an introduction to fabricating a stained glass panel. It examines the techniques, design considerations and development that are employed in the field. Students will produce a stained glass panel 250 x 250mm

Indicative Content

  • Glass handling                                      
  • Elementary glass cutting
  • Cutting to a straight edge and cutline Intermediate glass cutting
  • Design for stained glass                                                                                                  
  • Cartooning
  • Lead glazing                                                                                                                     
  • Soldering
  • Waterproofing                                        
  • Health and safety and workshop procedure
  • Care and maintenance of machinery

Things you need to know: Students will be provided with essential materials for this course. There is a shop available on site for additional purchases