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Beginning Stained Glass

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Name: Beginning Stained Glass
Date: December 13, 2018
Time: 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST
Trip Builder: View Trip
Event Description:

Instructor: Warren Acree
Pricing: $80 (Members get a 10% discount on class fee), supply fee of $45.

Class runs 2 days a week for 2 weeks. Minimum of 2 students, max of 4.

Classes:

1st Class Offering – Thursday & Friday – August 2&3, 9&10

2nd Class Offering – Thursday & Friday – Sept 6&7, 13&14

3rd Class Offering – Thursday & Friday – Nov 1&2, 8&9

4th Class Offering – Thursday & Friday – Dec 6&7, 13&14

5th Class Offering – Thursday & Friday – Jan 3&4, 10&11

Class Description:

In this course, a beginner student will construct 2 designs.  The first will consists of straight lines and angles and the second incorporating curves.  Through these two projects, the student will gain an understanding of the following:

  • Stained glass tools and correct usage
  • Types of art glass
  • Designing, pattern-making, and use of pattern shears
  • Scoring, cutting, and breaking art glass into various shapes
  • Methods of cutting glass shapes with cathedral and opalescent glass
  • Copper foil – Selecting correct type for various application. How to properly apply foil to art glass.
  • Soldering – The use of 50% tin / 50% lead and 60% tin and 40% lead solders. How to solder tack, tin (or flat line), and apply a smooth raised bead
  • Application of framing came. Options and applications
  • Creating and applying hangers and loops
  • Finishing with patina and polish

Student projects will be chosen from 6 designs (3 for each project).  Students are to take their personal projects and items home after each class session.

The supply fee covers supplies provided:  workboard, art glass, zinc framing, plus the use of instructor tools and expendable supplies.

Location:
Gilmer Arts
207 Dalton Street
Ellijay, GA 30540
706-635-5605
Contact Information:
Fees/Admission:
$80 (Members get a 10% discount on class fee), supply fee of $45.
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