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November 21, 2020 - November 22, 2020
Leadlighting Classes at Greenup 2020
Make a framed leadlight panel
Over one weekend (or 2 full days), you will learn the skills to enable you to measure a window frame, cut glass into various shapes, leading your panel, soldering, puttying ,and applying your finish, in order to complete a framed leadlight panel . Once you learn these skills you will be able to go ahead and make many more beautiful projects for your home. Michele has been successfully teaching leadlighting and glass crafts for over 20 years in the Ipswich area and continues to do so from her studio/shop front in Inglewood Qld.
When – 21st and 22nd November 2020 (2 Full Days)
Time – 8.30a.m – 5.00 pm each day
Numbers– Minimum 6, maximum of 8 people.
Cost – $440 – This includes tuition, materials, use of all tools required, morning & afternoon tea both days, frame for finished panel.
Accomodation and meals package available – Contact us for more details
What to Bring – Sense of humour, cup for you tea/coffee, apron or wear old clothes.
Covered in footwear must be worn at all times!
Tools and equipment will be available for purchase during and after classes.
For more information contact Michele Hollister on 0407733533 or 46521358 A/H
Bookings – Michele Hollister 0407733533 or firstname.lastname@example.org
50% course fees required on booking (payment arrangements can be made to enable full payment by class commencement date.)
Covid-19 safe practices will be in place.
These are some leadlight panels that were completed at one of our weekend workshops.
Introductory Leadlighting – Class Structure
After some initial safety discussion, day one will involve understanding what leadlighting is and measuring frames to complete the initial design process. Learning the correct skills to cut glass is extremely important and will play a large role in the first day. Colour choice is important so there will be a discussion involving this. Using your glass cutting skills you have learnt, you will begin to prepare the glass for your project. Grinding your glass to ensure accuracy, is the next step.
After coffee of course, the leading up stage will begin. This can be a complicated process so lots of instruction will see you through to the next stage… soldering your panel. Now it starts to look like a window! After the second side is soldered, it’s time to get dirty in order to strengthen and waterproof the window. But wait……there’s more……
The final stage……..polishing and fitting your panel to its frame.
If there is enough time left in the day, we will make a small ‘copper foiled’ butterfly.
Along the way you will be inspired, laugh amongst your friends, and be engrossed in the world of glass and its possibilities!!