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2010 Masterclasses - Class 11

Work by Rachel Phillips Combining Stained Glass
Surface Techniques – A Taster with Rachel Philips (UK)

Dates: Monday 23 to Thursday 26 August
Venue: Leasowes Community College, Halesowen
Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Capacity: 10 students
Price: £395 (including VAT)

At Leasowes Community College, Halesowen – organised by the Welsh School of Architectural Glass at Swansea Metropolitan University, who celebrate 75 years as a centre for Excellence in Architectural Glass in 2010.

A beginner/intermediate workshop that enables each participant to design and make a unique glass artefact that combines a variety of traditional stained glass surface techniques together in a single finished piece using layers of application and actual glass.

Workshop Leader: Rachel Philips: Lecturer, Welsh School of Architectural Glass, Swansea Metropolitan University, craftsman, designer and consultant. Her areas of particular interest, in both academic and personal practice, are the historic and contemporary use of glass painting and related surface treatments such as acid-etching. She undertakes new design commissions for public, ecclesiastical and private applications as well as restoration projects.

Work by Rachel Phillips Content:
This class will give you the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of traditional stained glass surface techniques. Glass painting and enameling will be introduced through a series of demonstrations followed by individual practical experimentation.

1 - An introduction to the basic processes of stained glass through presentation and discussion of existing examples.

2 - Glass painting demonstration, painting samples and an introduction to kiln firing schedules.

3 - Enamel painting demonstration, developing own panel

4 - Discussion of participants’ experiences.

At Leasowes Community College, Halesowen – organised by Warm Glass UK

Masterclasses commence on Monday 23 Aug and finish on Thursday 26 Aug.

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