Glass Painting: History, Technique and Design: Online

Discover the ancient art of kiln-fired glass painting as used in stained glass from the early Middle Ages to contemporary practice. Try your hand at replicating glass painting techniques on paper and producing a design for a stained glass panel using drawing and other art materials.
Classes will involve some self study and information being sent to you via email.
The course will be run via Zoom, please make sure you have installed it in advance of your first class: You can sign up for free here: https://zoom.us/support/download

If you would like enrol at the concession rate, please request and complete your enrolment by contacting: MWEnquiries@marywardcentre.ac.uk or calling 020 7269 6000 Mon- Thu

Who is this course for

Complete beginners who would like to have a taste of stained glass with a view of studying it further as a practical subject. Those with some experience and advanced students who would like to expand their contextual knowledge of stained glass and develop their brush work, mark-making and design skills.

Your tutor, Tim, been a practising glass artist and sculptor for over 30 years and have taught in adult education for 25 years. After a degree in sculpture at Canterbury College of Art (1980-83), He obtained a Postgraduate Diploma in Stained Glass from Central Saint Martins, London (1988-90), He creates stained glass for both domestic and public spaces.

What does this course cover

Complete beginners who would like to have a taste of stained glass with a view of studying it further as a practical subject. Those with some experience and advanced students who would like to expand their contextual knowledge of stained glass and develop their brush work, mark-making and design skills.

' Glass painting in the context of stained glass from the 11th to 21st centuries.
' Styles and technical developments
' Glass painting tools, materials and techniques
' Designing stained glass with an emphasis on incorporating glass painting .
' Collage and mixed media techniques on paper.

What will it be like

' Illustrated lectures
' looking at and discussing videos and online resources
' Demonstrations
' Practical exercises using art materials to replicate kiln-fired glass painting and developing a design that could be used for a project in glass at some point.

Question and answer sessions, sharing work on screen or by sending photos to be shared.

What else do you need to buy or do

Basic art and drawing materials - A4 or A3 paper or sketchbook - cartridge or watercolour paper.
Pencils, pens, brushes, ink and/or watercolour paint or other water-based paint such as acrylic paints.

The course will be run on Zoom, please make sure you have installed it in advance of your first class on your computer or mobile device. You can sign up for free here:

https://zoom.us/support/download

You will need a microphone (it's fine to use whatever is built into your device) and camera, so we can see you via video. You may also want to use headphones during the session.
Make sure you have a small space to work in during the session.
By signing up to the course you are consenting to being on camera. The content of the lesson may be recorded by the tutor for internal education and training purposes.

What this course could lead to

Many other Glasses courses at the Mary Ward Centre
There is detailed information in Reception about all our courses at the Mary Ward Centre. Information about other learning opportunities can be obtained from Learn Direct: www.learndirect.co.uk and from the following websites: www.floodlight.co.uk; www.hotcourses.com; www.citylit.ac.uk; www.wmcollege.ac.uk; www.morleycollege.ac.uk

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Why choose Mary Ward?

Mary Ward Centre is the adult education centre with a difference. We provide a wide range of subjects for people at all levels and run courses during the day, evening and weekends to suit your timetable. You can learn face to face at one of our centres (Bloomsbury or Waterloo) or take an online course

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