A new programme of workshops is planned for the Stained Glass Centre,
Church of St. Martin cum Gregory, Micklegate, York:
Stained glass cutting, painting and leading workshop
Saturday 16 July- Sunday 17 July 2011, 10.30am-4.30pm on each day
In this two-day workshop you will learn the techniques of cutting, painting and leading to create your own stained glass panel. In day one you will learn the basic techniques and paint your glass, which will be fired overnight ready for you to lead and finish on the second day.
Cost including all materials for the two days is £100.
Discover the secrets of Stained Glass making
Saturday 20 August 2011, 10.30am-4.30pm
Stained glass is not a lost art! You can learn the most basic techniques of this traditional craft in a one day workshop. With our expert tuition you will learn to cut coloured glass to shape, lead and solder the pieces and produce a simple but charming piece of stained glass to keep as a decorative item for your own home, or to give away as a unique gift to a friend or family member.
Cost including all materials for each day is £50.
Saturday 10 September 2011, 10.30am-1.00pm or 2.00-4.30pm
To coincide with Heritage Open Days, in these half day sessions you will learn the basics of copper foil techniques and make a decorative item using templates provided. You will practise basic glass cutting, foiling and soldering techniques to produce your own decorative item to take home.
Cost including materials for each session is £10.00
Tutor for all sessions is Ann Sotheran, who is a Fellow of the British Society of Master Glass Painters, with over 25 years’ experience of designing and making stained glass for many different situations. She has taught evening classes in stained glass for nearly twenty years as well as various workshops and taster sessions, covering all aspects of traditional stained glass work including glass painting and acid etching. She also teaches the copper foil technique of glass assembly. Examples of her work can be found on her website www.annsotheran.co.uk