6 AFTERNOON CLASSES – TUESDAYS, May 18 to June 22, 1:30 – 4:30.
Take your glass to a new level and learn the traditional art of leaded stained glass panels. This course will cover the steps and concept of a fixed build, the use of a glazing board and how to pull and install lead within your project. The initial class will focus on terminology, material requirements, design and layout, colours and quantity of glass required. Subsequent classes will instruct how to frame, and build your stationary panel. The balance of classes will be the cut, assembly and build, solder, cement, and polish of your final piece. Please arrive with your concept design (not to exceed 18” x 18” and 45-50 pieces max). Glass for this project is not included, you can bring your own or purchase glass from our large selectiom. Hand tools, and all other materials are included.
Pre-requiste: Must be able to score and break glass successfully and have a concept of grinding to a pattern.
Closed toe shoes, safety glasses, and a sense of humour are mandatory. You may bring your own safety glasses or they are available for purchase for $5 to $20 each.