Workshops

Stained Glass and Copper Foil workshops for beginners

Ruth Mullan Stained Glass Workshops in Brighton and Sussex
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Stained Glass Workshop

Stained Glass Workshops

Copper Foil Workshop

 

 

These workshops are suitable for all beginners; who want to learn stained glass leading in a friendly manner. Learn how to lead stained glass panels / windows, in the company of a small relaxed group and for some time-out in the homely, informal setting of Ruth Mullan's artist studio. 

A one day workshop covers, introduction, design for stained glass, introduction to Medium, Materials, Glass cutting, Glass Leading and Cementing.
If you are interested to go further on a particular aspect of the craft for example, glass painting or drawing, then a tailor-made coaching approach is provided to assist your own needs. 

  • No previous stained glass experience is necessary. 

  • A maximum of 2 participants per workshop for each date.

  • Premium 1-2-1 Gift Experience Workshops can be purchased HERE

What's included in the price

From a very basic introduction to professional stained glass, techniques are covered within the workshop. The beginners will learn the essential stained glass skills: Including, design, glass cutting, leading, soldering and cementing if time permits. 

 

All equipment and a generous abundance of materials provided to use during the course.
You will be provided with a selection of pre-glass designs and pieces for you to select that consist of small pieces (about 6-7 pieces) to work from.

You will be able to finish your project within 6 hours during a one day workshop and will be able to take your panel with you. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This workshop includes basic instruction on how to design and structure your piece, create a pattern and template, cut glass, use a diamond grinder, apply and burnish copper foil, assemble and solder the pieces together and add a hook to properly hang your completed piece.  

 

You may bring your own design for a suncatcher or I will help you choose from existing templates or create your own based on your skill level and the sake of time and stability of your piece.

  • No previous copper foil experience is necessary. 

  • A maximum of 2 participants per workshop. 

  • I offer Premium 1-2-1 Gift Experience workshops and they can be purchased.

All Workshops

All materials and tools are included in the cost. Gloves and goggles and apron are provided. 

  • Tea and coffee are provided at any time during the day.

  • Pre-glass designs and pieces for you to select that consist of small pieces (about 6-7 pieces) to work from.

  • Fresh bottled water provided.

  • Please bring a packed lunch.

 

Please note:

  • We have a no smoking on site policy

  • No previous stained glass experience is necessary.

  • A maximum of 2 participants per workshop.

  • We are unable to accept a booking If pregnant due to health and safety.

  • Long periods of standing at times due to the nature of the workshop.

  • Access to the workshop is via garden with various levels of steps and decking.

  • Please bring a packed lunch.  

  • Please arrive by 9:55 am for a 10.00 am start wth a 16:00 finish.

  • Full Covid-19  UK, current guidelines adhere to.

Course fees:

Workshop day -    £145

Premium 1-2-1 -   £155

Gift Experience-   £155

Two day workshop £295

If the below workshop dates do not fit in with your schedule then please do request a date that works for you and I will do my best to fit in with your schedule.

Join upcoming workshops

  •  Stained glass leading workshop for beginners
    Multiple Dates
    Jul 23, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Ruth Mullan Stained Glass Artist, 33 Saxby Road, Burgess Hill, UK
    This course is suitable for all beginners; who want to learn stained glass leading in a friendly manner. Learn how to lead stained glass panels / windows, in the company of a small relaxed group and for some time-out in the homely, informal setting of Ruth Mullan's artist studio. ​
  • One day Copper Foil Christmas workshop for beginners
    Dec 03, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Ruth Mullan Stained Glass Artist, 33 Saxby Road, Burgess Hill, UK
    This is a Christmas beginners class in which you will learn the basics of copper foil technique and go home with your own stained glass suncatcher you made yourself!

New! I now offer a two day Stained Glass workshop for those that wish to go further in the art of Stained Glass. Spend two days with me in my studio developing your skills and design and make your panel. Contact me for more details and date request. 

 Anna is an artist and wanted to take her art to the next level. We had a fabulous two days together. Anna was able to design, draw and make her panel.