Stained glass birds and feathers

Arts Centre, Bideford

Who is this course for?

Do you enjoy looking at stained glass?

Have you ever wondered how it is made?

Would you like to have a go at making your own stained-glass light catcher?

If so, this is the workshop for you.

Course content

During this taster session you will be learning all of the principles and techniques needed to work with stained glass to produce your unique stained glass bird and/or feather using the copper foil method.

Support and feedback

Your tutor will give you verbal feedback on your progress during the session and tell you how you can improve your skills.

Additional costs and requirements

It is advisable that you bring an apron/old shirt to cover your clothes.

All resources will be provided. You will be using associated chemicals and tools and so will need to follow Health and Safety guidelines and use the personal protective equipment provided.

There are no entry requirements.

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 2019 and your household income below £16,009.50 to access this fund. Contact your local centre for more details

Will I have to do anything outside of the session?

You will not need to do anything in your own time.

About the tutor

Your tutor will be Amanda Barrud. Amanda has been working for Learn Devon since 2002 and teaches a variety of arts and crafts courses as well as family learning courses and courses for adults with learning disabilities and difficulties. Amanda also works for Mencap, coordinating events and activities for adults with learning disabilities in North Devon. She graduated from the University of Kent and worked for the Kent Institute of Art and Design before taking up employment with Learn Devon. Amanda has four children and one grandchild and has valuable real-life experiences of raising a family through challenging times. Amanda is passionate about crafting and spends most of her spare time crafting or learning new craft techniques. She is a patient tutor who is well known for facilitating learners to have a go at new challenges. Amanda provides a supportive environment for leaners to experiment and try new ideas, as she recognises the potential in others and spurs them on to achieve their ambitions.

Start date20 June 2020
End date20 June 2020
Start time10:00
End time15:00
Concessions not available