Copper Foiling Classes

NEW! Copper Foiling Extended Workshop

Leyland Studio: 12.30-5pm
2024: April 27, May 11, June 30

Enjoy some creative time on this beginner-friendly session. Learn the art of copper foil in a more traditional stained glass style.We will learn about Copper Foiled Glass which allows us to work with easier designs. You can choose the skill level that you feel comfortable with. You will start with a smaller practice piece, then choose your main design from what you learned. You can find student examples in the student gallery

During this fun hands-on class using a mix of foil and other embellishments, we will cover:
- Selecting from a choice of patterns and glass
- Main piece choice: stars, hearts, bird, dragonfly, butterfly, or flower
- Create 1 practice piece + 1 main piece
- Beginner and intermediate glass cutting
- Copper foiling
- Soldering techniques
- Decorating the finished pieces using a mix of materials and methods.

* There will be lead-free solder and fumes, and anyone with breathing issues may wish to wear a mask.
A mask, gloves, goggles and ventilation are available. This session is suitable for all levels. Age 16. £45 Extended Offer! 

Student Feedback
"I enjoyed the course learning a new craft skill with a great teacher who put the techniques across in a way that was understandable and not intimidating with demonstrations that gave me the confidence to achieve 2 completed items which got an "oh they are lovely" when I got home."

Copper Foiling Extended Session

 

Copper Foiled Glass Decorations Taster Class

 Ask about private bookings.  3 hrs, See Festive Classes

Enjoy some creative time on this taster session. We will learn about this alternative to Copper Foiled Glass which allows us to work with more delicate designs. During this fun hands-on class using a mix of foil and other embellishments, we will cover : Selecting from a choice of patterns and glass - Basic Glass Cutting, copper foiling,-  Minimal soldering,  - Decorating the finished pieces using a mix of materials and methods. You will take home: 3 to 5 pieces depending on size. *Please note that there will be a small amount of hot lead free solder and fumes, so those with breathing issues may wish to consider this. A mask, gloves, goggles and ventilation are available. The price of £30 includes tools and materials, but please remember reading glasses, a carrier bag, closed-toe shoes and long sleeves. This session is suitable for all levels, age 16