Stained Glass Workshop for Beginners

Ref: C3529406

The course will introduce and teach the techniques of stained glass and copper foil. The students will learrn how to cut glass safely and assemble their piece using lead or copper foil techniques.

Course aim

To introduce and teach techniques in stained glass and copper foil. Students will produce a stained glass or copper foil panel.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Correctly use tools and equipment
  • Cut glass
  • Lead up or copperfoil a panel
  • Solder
  • Cement, finish off and polish

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning
  • You may be asked to undertake additional work in your own time to support your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion
  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning
  • You will be encouraged to consider other students work and give your opinions and suggestions
  • A file of work will be kept which will help to record your progress

What else do I need to know?

  • All materials will be provided
  • It would be helpful if you had access to the internet (Mobile phone, tablet or computer at home or through a library etc.)
  • Please wear footwear that covers your whole foot and ensure long hair is tied back. All students will be asked to contribute £25 to the cost of materials.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

Download full course information sheet

Stained Glass Workshop for Beginners

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This course is currently full.
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Waiting List Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you book. Please could we ask that you check the list below to ensure you meet our basic criteria:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2018
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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