Beginning Stained Glass – Foil Method

$188.00

This course is for the stained glass beginner. No previous experience is necessary. The course in the foil method of stained glass will cover how to choose glass, prepare a pattern, cut glass, foil wrap, solder, and end up with a ready-to-hang panel. We’ll also cover best practices for safely handling glass, and the chemicals associated with glass craft, as well as how to care for your glass tools.

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In-Depth Instructions

Available on Desktop, Mobile and Tablet

What You Will Learn

Class 01:

  • Pattern Prep
  • Plan your colors
  • Number pieces
  • Cut pattern pieces
  • Handling glass safely
  • Buying glass
  • Glue pieces together

Class 02:

  • Cut glass
  • Types of glass
  • How to measure what you need
  • How to make a project board from drywall

Class 03:

  • Grinding Glass
  • Grinder safety
  • Grinder set-up & maintenance

Class 04:

  • Foiling
  • Foil backing colors
  • Decorative foil
  • Widths

Class 05:

  • Soldering
  • Cutting a flux brush
  • Types of soldering irons and tips
  • Types of solder

Class 06:

  • Types of flux
  • Lead safety
  • Flux safety
  • Protective clothing

Class 07:

  • Zinc Frame
  • Widths of zinc came
  • C vs. H came
  • Hangers – handy hangers vs. wire
  • When to frame with secondary frame

Class 08:

  • Cleaning
  • Proper cleaning – baking soda and blue dawn
  • How to avoid “white mold”How to clean white mold if it occurs – baking soda/water/soft brush – re-wax

Class 09:

  • Patina
  • Most popular colors of patina – Black for lead/solder, zinc
  • Copper
  • Patina safety
  • Clean – ammonia free glass cleaner
  • Polish – carnuba wax, paste or liquid
  • Jack Chain

Open Facebook Group to students of this course:
Curious Mondo: Beginning Stained Glass

Time table:
9 hours

Level:
Beginning / Intermediate / Advanced

Target market:
Glass Artists

Main objective:
Learn the foil method of stained glass.

Prerequisite:
None

Additional information

Language

English

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