This course is currently full and online booking is not possible. Please call 03000 41 40 25* to put your name on a waiting list and register your interest. We will then contact you directly if we can accommodate you.
Learn the skills of making stained glass and develop the designs to make a stained glass decorative panel. The course will teach the student the skills which are necessary to complete a piece of work to decorate the home. The skills will include setting out a design, cutting different types of glass to a precise shape, the use of lead and solder to create a panel of leaded glass. This is a partnership course delivered by Brenda Norrish of Kingfisher Glass.
By the end of the course, you should be able to:
• Be aware of and work to relevant Health and Safety guidelines
• Demonstrate and understand relevant techniques .
• Demonstrate successful use of relevant tools, equipment and resources
• Use appropriate methods to collect ideas, research and experimentation
• Successfully review and evaluate your own work
• Research and evaluate the work of others to inform your own work and development
There is no set ‘homework’, but you are welcome to practise and do further work at home.
Who is the tutor?
About the Tutor: Partnership Tutor
How will I be taught?
Craft courses provide an opportunity for students with some experience, to further learn and practise the skills of a specific craft. Students will also be encouraged to develop a dialogue with the contemporary and historical context of the craft, and will be encouraged to keep a sketchbook/notebook to record ideas, processes and progress. Our courses are taught by qualified and experienced tutors, most of whom are practising craftspeople. They will use variety of teaching methods including demonstrations, instruction, one-to-one tutorial guidance, group discussions and critiques.
What do I need to bring with me?
Please do not buy anything especially for the course before the first session. Standard drawing kit, paper, pencils, ruler etc. Box file/shoe box for work and materials. Covered shoes and either a coverall or apron should be worn. Materials costs are as required by each student and payable directly to the tutor.
What can I do next?
Further stained glass courses.
What do I need to join the course
It is important to note that craft courses are practical, requiring a degree of manual dexterity. If you need to be accompanied by another person, please ask to speak to the Programme Manager before you enrol.
This course is suitable for beginners and those with some experience.
Getting to your course
Canterbury Adult Education Centre
Canterbury High School
If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 40 25* and quote the Course Code CAN/87279/J/NC.