Stained-Glass Saturday. Copper foil - Dragonfly or Butterfly

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Course code: P27B

Learn the basic skills of copper-foiled glass in a day and leave with your very own beautiful stained glass insect to hang in your home or garden.

When and where

Dates

From 25 Mar 2023
Sat 10:00-16:00

One day

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25 Mar 2023

10:00 to 16:00


with Ruth Adams

Location

Stoke Lodge 

Stoke Lodge Centre, Shirehampton Road
Stoke Bishop
Bristol
BS9 1BN

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Cost

Fees and concessions

The fee for this course is £57.00.

The full (undiscounted) tuition fee for this course is £57.00, the concession rate is £41.00. Please note that concession rates are subject to proof of eligibility.

Description

<p>Learn the basic skills of copper-foiled glass in a day and leave with your very own beautiful stained glass insect to hang in your home or garden. Fee includes sundries; learners can purchase coloured glass and solder directly from the tutor.</p>

What can students expect?

<p>This is an easy and fun introduction to stained-glass; you will learn all the stages involved in making a simple copperfoil piece. You will design and make a beautiful stained-glass dragonfly or butterfly light catcher to hang in your window, or even to gift a loved one. Fee includes workshop sundries; students will need to purchase coloured glass and additional solder from tutor approximate cost between £12- £14.  This course will be delivered at Stoke Lodge.</p>

Late starters allowed?

<p>No</p>

Previous experience required?

<p>No, this course is perfect for a beginner.</p>

What is the progression route?

<p>You could join the Wednesday weekly Stained-glass Workshop to develop your skills or even join the Summer School.</p>

Are there any extra costs?

<p>Yes. You will need to purchase your coloured glass and additional solder from your tutor on the day, approximate cost between £12- £14 (please bring cash on the day). <br />
Fee includes workshop sundries (e.g. paper, masking tape, tracing paper, glass cleaner, copperfoil, 2 strips of K grade solder, fluxes, patinas, etc).</p>

Work set between sessions?

<p>No</p>

What should students bring?

<p>Sturdy shoes, no open toe sandals<br />
•        An apron<br />
•        Two or three different ideas- these could be pictures, original doodles or sketches of dragonfly or butterflies or any other idea you want to make as a simple decoration. The tutor will have some template ideas<br />
•        Lunch </p>

Teaching method/style?

<p>Demonstrations and practical applications. A fun, relaxed, creative environment.</p>

Equipment Required

<p>We have all the equipment you need to get started. The tutor can advise you if you choose to purchase any of your own equipment for the future.</p>