Stained Glass | Introduction to Leaded Lights
Why this course?
Introduction to the traditional art of making stained glass leaded lights. Suitable for beginners and those with more experience, you will learn basic techniques and progress to your own project.
The course covers pattern design, how to cut glass safely and confidently, leading, soldering and cementing a traditional leaded light, patinas and polishing to finish piece.
By the end of the course you will be able to make beautiful leaded pieces from design to finish, using the skills and confidence you have gained to further refine your making and designing techniques.
Tutor: Naomi Frances
Why the MET?
Greater Brighton Metropolitan College (MET) was created from the merger of City College Brighton and Northbrook College. It draws on 150 years of heritage, history and experience. We operate across five campuses in Brighton, Shoreham and Worthing, and teach around 7,500 adult learners.
Our experienced teaching staff are passionate about their areas of expertise and are committed to helping you to attain your learning goals and meet your personal aims. Whatever your chosen subject, we have the facilities to ensure you get the most out of your learning experience
This course is eligible for a 50% discount if you are in receipt of certain benefits. This discounted fee is shown as category B below:
What do I need to bring?
You will need an oil filled steel wheel cutter, pens, pencils and paper, a permanent marker and scissors. Please wear old clothes and closed toed shoes. You may bring an apron if you wish. All materials and most tools provided for small sample pieces included in the course fee. Further projects will carry extra costs. If you are unsure wait until the first session to discuss materials with the tutor.