Copper foil stained glass course

What will you learn

During this course students create a copper foil (Tiffany style) stained glass project, either a panel or a three-dimensional object. You will learn the different techniques of this craft during the creation of their work.

Copper foil stained glass course program.

The project

Prior to the course we will discuss your project ideas with you and you are encouraged to come with a clear idea of what you wish to create. You will begin by being instructed on how to enlarge the design to its full size, using strong paper, as well as making a perfect copy on normal paper. Each shape designed on the project represent a piece of glass, each piece is numbered on both copies of the design. Next students cut the strong paper templates following the design with special double blade scissors, these templates are used in the glass cutting phase.

  • Glass Cutting

    Students will select the glass colors for their panel and with the use of a traditional glass cutter will cut the pieces of glass using helped by the strong paper templates. The edges of the glass are refined using a grinding machine, which we will show you how to use.

  • Copper Foiling

    Once all the pieces of glass are cut, we teach you how to apply the copper foil along the glass edges.

  • Souldering

    The copper foiled glass pieces are then laid in their exact position on the normal paper and students will learn how to weld the panel together using solder and a soldering iron.

  • Yours to keep

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Course duration and accommodation

Our intensive and residential stained glass course last for a week, during this period you will live in a small apartment beside sthe workshop, overseeing Bolsena Lake.

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