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Quirky Birds

Do you want to learn about working with glass? Maybe you have coloured glass off cuts that you don't know what to do with. This fun half day workshop will show you how to turn those small pieces of glass into quirky birds using copper foil, solder and copper wire to add details such as legs and tail feathers.

You will learn how to cut glass, use copper wire and copper foil, and then how to solder and create your own special quirky bird.

Your tutor will guide you through each process showing you the correct, safe techniques of handling glass and soldering irons.

Tutor will provide all materials for this workshop. This cost is included in your fee.

This workshop is suitable for both beginners and improvers.

Date Thursday 30th May 2024
Tutor Jennifer Brewer
Time 9.30am –12.30pm
Ref 3496
Fees £55
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Copper Foiled Glass Bunting
NEW DATE ADDED

On this half day workshop you will have the opportunity to create a beautiful strand of copper foiled glass bunting.

Learn how to safely handle and cut your chosen pieces of coloured glass, grind the edges and then foil them using copper tape.

The final stage will be to solder the pieces together to form your triangle. You can create three different triangles that can be left as individual hangings or tie them together to form a lovely bunting.  

This workshop is suitable for both beginners and improvers

Tutor will provide all materials for this workshop. This cost is included in your fee.

Date Thursday 30th May 2024
Tutor Jennifer Brewer
Time 1.30pm – 4.30pm
Ref 3449
Fees £65
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Batik Glass

Batik Glass is an exciting technique conceived by Swedish glass artist Lena Beckéus.

Inspired after attending a course with Lena, Jennifer Brewer will teach you the basics of the batik technique using Bullseye glass. Using a combination of powders, frits and micas along with a selection of tools, you will be able to create up to six, 7cms square colourful tile samples. These will be fired and ready for collection from the college at a later date.

Tutor will provide all materials for this workshop. This cost is included in your fee.

This workshop is suitable for both beginners and improvers.

A light lunch will be provided.

Date Tuesday 4th June 2024
Tutor Jennifer Brewer
Time 10.00am - 4.00pm
Ref 3453
Fees £95
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Introduction To Stained Glass
COURSE FULL

An introduction to the skills behind the craft of church windows. Have a fast but fun filled day learning how to use coloured glass, lead cames, solder and leaded light cement to create your own wonderful small panel to take home.

Students are encouraged to bring along ideas for potential designs, but your tutor will supply ideas if you feel unsure.

Finished panel is approximately 17cms x 25cms.

Tutor will provide all materials for this workshop. This cost is included in your course fee.

This workshop is suitable for both beginners and improvers.

A light lunch will be provided.

Date Thursday 20th June 2024
Tutor Jennifer Brewer
Time 9.30am - 4.30pm
Ref 3478
Fees £95
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Fused Glass Flowerscape

This fun and inspirational half day workshop allows you to design and create your own fused glass flower picture.

You will learn the basics of glass fusing including how to safely cut and shape glass.

You will be able to make two different pictures: one picture will be mounted in a wooden stand, the other can be glued into your own frame or have holes drilled after fusing to be hung in a window. Completed examples will be available for your inspiration. Do bring ideas with you and pictures of any inspiration you might have. 

Your glass will be fired and be posted back to you within 2 weeks.  An additional £6 fee will be payable on the day for postage.

Tutor will provide all materials for this workshop. This cost is included in your fee.

This workshop is suitable for both beginners and improvers.

Date Tuesday 2nd July 2024
Tutor Suzanne Bunce
Time 10.00am –12.30pm
Ref 3531
Fees £65
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Image above is of Tutor’s work.


Image above is of student’s work on a previous workshop.


Image above is of student’s work on a previous workshop.

Fused Glass Jewellery

This exciting half day workshop allows you to design and create your own unique pieces of fused glass jewellery. You will be able to create up to three pendants/brooches and one pair of earrings.

The workshop will include tuition on cutting glass, designing and assembling your jewellery. Completed examples will be available for your inspiration, but please feel free to bring along your own ideas if you wish.

Your pieces will be taken and fired in the tutor's kiln. Once fired, jewellery findings will be attached and they will be posted back to you within 2 weeks.

The tutor will provide all materials for this workshop. There is a cost included in your course fee to enable you to make up to three pendants/brooches and one pair of earrings.

If you wish to use dichroic glass pieces, there will be a small extra charge which is payable to your tutor on the day.

An additional £5 fee for postage will be payable on the day of your workshop.

This workshop is suitable for both beginners and improvers.

Date Tuesday 2nd July 2024
Tutor Suzanne Bunce
Time 1.30pm – 4.00pm
Ref 3532
Fees £65
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Image above is of a student’s work on a previous workshop.


Image above is of a student’s work on a previous workshop.

Stained Glass Panel – 2 Day Course

Design and make a beautiful arched or flat topped stained glass panel using coloured glass, lead cames, solder and leaded light cement.

Learn all the skills required to make a unique panel and take it home with you at the end of this two day course. Students are encouraged to bring along ideas for their own panel design but your tutor can provide these for those students who are unsure.

Panel dimensions are approx 20cms x 30cms.

Glass experience is preferred for this workshop.

Tutor will provide all materials for this workshop. This cost is included in your fee.

A picnic lunch will be provided.

Date Wednesday 31st July and Thursday 1st August 2024
Tutor Jennifer Brewer
Time 10.00am – 4.00pm
Ref 3505
Fees £195
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Copper Foiled Glass Hanging

Learn how to cut glass, foil and solder in this fun half day workshop.

Make an item of your choice such as a glass heart, bumble bee, dragonfly, leaf or maybe a light catcher or a moon. The possibilities are endless!

Students are encouraged to bring along ideas for potential designs but your tutor will supply ideas if you feel unsure.

Learn the traditional techniques of cutting glass, copper foiling and soldering to make your wonderful creations.

This workshop is suitable for both beginners and improvers

Tutor will provide all materials for this workshop. This cost is included in your fee.

Date Tuesday 20th August 2024
Tutor Jennifer Brewer
Time 9.30am – 12.30pm
Ref 3512
Fees £65
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Flowers In Glass

Create a beautiful glass panel which incorporates your favourite flowers.

Bring along a small selection of dried flowers and learn how to press and sandwich these between layers of glass.

Add coloured glass as a surround. Use copper foil and solder to secure in place to form a beautiful glass hanging to take home.

Size of finished panel will be approx. 17cms x 19cms.

Tutor will supply most materials. This cost is included in your course fee.

Students are asked to bring along their own choice of dried flowers as fresh flowers will cause mould in the glass.

This workshop is suitable for both beginners and improvers.

Date Tuesday 20th August 2024
Tutor Jennifer Brewer
Time 1.30pm – 4.30pm
Ref 3520
Fees £65
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Introduction To Stained Glass
NEW DATE ADDED

An introduction to the skills behind the craft of church windows. Have a fast but fun filled day learning how to use coloured glass, lead cames, solder and leaded light cement to create your own wonderful small panel to take home.

Students are encouraged to bring along ideas for potential designs, but your tutor will supply ideas if you feel unsure.

Finished panel is approximately 17cms x 25cms.

Tutor will provide all materials for this workshop. This cost is included in your course fee.

This workshop is suitable for both beginners and improvers.

A light lunch will be provided.

Date Wednesday 11th September 2024
Tutor Jennifer Brewer
Time 9.30am - 4.30pm
Ref 3525
Fees £95
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