Stained glass: next step

Arts Centre, Bideford

Who is this course for?

This course is for learners who would like to learn the basic principles and techniques required to work with stained glass. You will be using the copper foil method to design and make a 2d panel

Course content

You will learn all of the processes involved including; cutting and grinding glass, applying copper foil and soldering.

Support and feedback

The tutor will discuss your progress with you and together you will set and review goals/targets.

Additional costs and requirements

All resources and equipment will be provided. If you have your own tools, you may like to bring them along for your own use.

You will be required to purchase the resources you use from the tutor at cost.

You may be eligible for a learner bursary if you can demonstrate that attending a course will improve your wellbeing. Eligibility is determined after a short interview with a member of our learning support team. You must be aged over 19 on 31st August 2017 and your household income below £15,276 to access this fund. Contact your local centre for more details.

Will I have to do anything outside of the session?

You will need to do some reading of handouts and some research, either using the internet or from resource books that will be provided by the tutor.

About the tutor

Amanda graduated from the University of Kent and worked at the Kent Institute of Art and Design, she moved to the West Country and has worked for Learn Devon, tutoring adult and community learning courses for Devon County Council since 2002.

Amanda is an artisan who has exhibited and worked at the Bideford Art Centre, Burton Art Gallery, Bideford Pannier Market and other local shops and craft fairs in North Devon, she also takes bespoke commissions for Jewellery, Stained Glass and Mosaic pieces and is a member of the Heritage Crafts Association.

Amanda works in each of our three curriculum areas;

Arts and crafts, where she is renowned for her gentle, patient approach and has a good track record for encouraging learners to reach their potential, many of her past learners are now designer makers in their own right.

Family Learning, an area Amanda is passionate about, promoting a positive lifelong love of learning, she believes is essential to a family’s health and wellbeing.

And Adults with Learning Difficulties/Disabilities, Amanda is also the Co-ordinator for North Devon Mencap.

Start date21 Feb 2018
End date14 Mar 2018
Start time18:30
End time21:00
Concessions not available