Stained Glass is an enjoyable and satisfying hobby, classes are meant to be fun and relaxing and for you to social with others and have pride in creating something beautiful that will last a lifetime.
You will complete one stained glass panels (square, rectangle or circle to fit 9" x9") using copper foil technique. You will know all the tools and their uses, such as the glass cutter, grozers, dykes, running pliers, grinders, soldering irons and more; also the different types of glass and how they are manufactured. You will learn by hands on demonstration, glass cutting, grinding and fitting, copper-foiling, soldering, cleaning, hanging, framing and window installation, also how to enhance your technical skills.
Stained Glass Art is as ancient art as the creation
of glass in Egypt bout 2000 B.C. First time used in church' windows by the European in the eleventh to the seventeen century. Louis Tiffany (1848 - 1933) and Frank Lloyd Wright (1869 - 1959) used glass in non-religious form such as lamps and residential windows. The reflection of glass and the numerous range of colours gave it a unique beauty especially when light shine through it.