Jeannette Therriendesigner in glass

Workshops at the Clay and Glass Studio

Workshop dates: October 20th and November 17th - 10am - 4pm


Kiln Formed Glass  Workshop -  £130

The workshop will offer a wonderful introduction to Kiln Formed glass, using Bullseye transparent, opal and iridescent glass.

You will gain an understanding of the materials, techniques and processes involved while producing your own piece. Using sheet glass, frits, stringers and wire, you will be shown how to cut glass, add inclusions to create some coasters plate or a panel. You shall also make some jewellery using Dichroic glass. No previous experience is necessary, just enthusiasm!

    

Stained Glass Workshop - Leading or Foiling Technique - £85

This workshop introduces the traditional craft of stained glass making, giving you the confidence to create a stained glass panel or 'light catcher' from scratch. Or make something decorative for your house or garden? Make a  light catchers and hangings using the copper-foiling method.

No previous experience is required as you will cover glass cutting, making patterns, stretching and shaping lead came, soldering techniques, cementing and polishing during the day.

You will only need to bring a sturdy pair of shoes, as all materials, glass, tools and safety equipment are provided. We also supply refreshments and lunch is included.

For students wishing to use the Studio and use their own Materials the cost would be £60 for the day.

 

To book a workshop or the Studio please send a £20 deposit to Jeannette Therrien, Grey Gables, Liddiard Green, Ogbourne St. George, Marlborough, Wilts, SN8 1SL jet@jeannettetherrien.com

 

Workshops and classes at the studio

I run a variety of workshops and courses in glass creation for beginners and intermediate students here at The Clay and Glass Studios in the delightful Wiltshire village of Ogbourne St. George.

Fees for the one-day and two-day workshops all include materials and lunch. The course descriptions below have a facilit to enquire about workshops and courses. I look forward to discussing a course or workshop with you.

Weekly Glass Classes

My 10-week courses in glass creation is for beginners and intermediate students. Classes are 2 hours long and run in a friendly and relaxed environment with small groups.

You will learn two methods are for stained glass construction during this course. The Tiffany style of copper foiling, for interior decorative items. Leading, the traditional method of assembling glass for external purposes where glass is cut to shape and fitted into pre-formed lead channels.

Students  are able to make Kiln-formed glass during these sessions, there is the added cost of the firing of their work. 

The course fee is £125. for 10 weeks. Please use the contact page to discuss and book your place.

Beginners Glass Course

17th September - 15th October, 10am – 12am

Enjoy creating a unique object for your home, or as a gift. Explore working with glass in which the interplay between colour and light will be a delight.

2hrs - Monday morning for 5 weeks.

Learn the basic techniques of Stained Glass or Kiln Formed glass in a relaxed and informal atmosphere.

For Stained Glass, Jeannette will take you through the processes, helping you to develop the skills of glass cutting, grinding, foiling and soldering to assemble an individual piece to take home with you.

For Kiln Formed glass you will gain an understanding of the materials, techniques and processes involved while producing your own piece.

Limited to 6 people per class, to ensure that Jeannette is able to provide individual tuition focused on the specific requirements the project you have designed.

£65 for 5-week course. Includes the use of tools and all equipment, but there is a charge for the materials you use. Please use the contact page to discuss and book your place.