On this course you will learn the techniques of copper foiled stained glass work and will be taught the skills of cutting, grinding, foiling and soldering to create stained glass garden stakes. The designs might include fairly simple flowers and vegetables or more intricate ladybirds, dragonflies, bees and birds etc. Your finished glass piece can be soldered onto a 1m rod and used to mark your vegetable patch or maybe to brighten up a dull area of your garden!
You will learn how to safely use the specialist equipment and materials that are involved in the stained glass process, such as cutters , grinders and soldering irons.
Tools, equipment and materials are provided.
Pre-booking is essential. Tickets can be purchased in the Winterbourne shop or via the Book Now button on this page.
Clare Wainwright has been working with glass for about 17 years, she makes sun-catchers, mirrors, lampshades and more, and loves to experiment with new techniques such as acid etching and adding images into glass. Clare has taught at various locations including mac Birmingham, Centre of England Arts, and Winterbourne. You can find out more about Clare at her website.
“Clare was very patient and informative”, “Very good course – Clare is an excellent teacher.” – participants at Clare’s 2017 Winterbourne workshops.
Our courses are suitable for 18 years or above. If you have any questions, please contact us using the Ask a Question button on this page.