|Stained Glass • Fusing • Mosaics • Jewelry Supplies|
Instructor: Steena Gaut
Approx. Material Cost: Included, see below
Experience Required: Must have taken a beginning stained glass class and understand basic stained glass construction, including cutting glass and soldering.
Type of Class: Hands-on class, including demonstrations and in-class working time. Students will make a small bevel cluster.
Class Description: Are you ready to go beyond making sun catchers and small panels? This class will give you the knowledge and confidence to take on larger architectural jobs. Learn helpful hints for cutting glass for lead came projects, making and using piece patterns, assembly, cementing, professional clean-up techniques, and proper reinforcing techniques for larger panels. Each panel must be 20 in. x 20 in. or smaller.
Safety: Please do not work with solder or lead if you are expecting. Do not wear sandals if cutting or handling glass. Closed toe shoes are preferred. Safety glasses should be worn; will be provided if necessary.
NOTE: We will be using cement with a high turpentine content. Although we will be working in a well ventilated area, students who are unusually sensitive to turpentine vapors may need to omit cementing their projects.
Tools & Materials Included: All materials included. Material provisions include one simple bevel cluster suitable for the more complex panel; Spectrum, or similar glass; cames and other materials for both panels; and framing supplies for one project. Students may select one bevel cluster from 6 possible bevel clusters and the related patterns, and /or from 6 additional patterns for their projects. If students wish to do other basic patterns, they must be pre-approved by the instructor. Students may wish to bring their own glass cutting tools or lead working tools, if they have them. Tools will be provided as needed.
Additional Tools & Materials: Students may want to bring: Cutting and breaking tools, soldering iron, lead came cutting tools Delphi will have available all tools necessary for class.
See the cancellation policy.