Kiln-fired Glass Painting Workshop

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Kiln~fired Glass Painting Workshop

This is a 2-day workshop, running for approximately 7 hours each day, including an hour for a very good pub lunch!

Day 1

You’ll learn some of the intricacies of traditional stained glass painting, using the finest glass paints and tools. You’ll make the pieces for a beautiful painted and leaded panel in glass colours of your choice.

Skills you’ll learn:

  • preparing the paint with a variety of carriers, depending on the work it needs to do
  • how to use the tools effectively
  • cutting and preparing the glass
  • undercoating
  • copying
  • strengthening
  • shadows on both sides of the glass
  • special effects
  • flooding
  • highlighting and softening
  • firing the finished piece

Day 2

Today, you’ll take your glass pieces straight from the kiln and learn how to put them together into an amazing leaded panel.

Skills you’ll learn:

  • preparing the lead ‘came’ – the channelled lead strips that hold everything together
  • how to cut the lead and apply it to the glass
  • soldering the lead joints
  • puttying your panel
  • making and applying a hanger
  • finishing and polishing the lead.

The workshop fee covers:

  • all materials and use of tools
  • full tuition
  • refreshments on tap all day
  • a good lunch of your choice at the pub!

All-inclusive ~ £320.00

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