WEEKLY CLASS / COURSE OPTION – 5 WEEKS
- MONDAY EVENINGS 6 – 8:30PM / STARTS 6th July
- THURSDAY MORNINGS 10 – 12:30 OM / STARTS 9th July
Does the world of colour & glass appeal to you? Do you gaze lovingly at stained glass windows?
Would you like to learn the skills of this time honoured art form?
Come along to Art Mania Studio and learn the techniques required to create stunning pieces in a welcoming, supportive & creative environment.
Our Leadlight courses offer the opportunity to develop your skills in a hands on environment. All levels are invited to attend, no experience is necessary: if you’re just starting out, need a refresher, or have experience working with the medium, our flexible tutors will cater to all backgrounds and abilities.
As a beginner you will master techniques including:
- Designing for stained glass/leadlight
- Drawing the ‘cutline’ of your working drawing
- Accurately cutting glass to shape using glass cutters
- Construction of your stained glass/leadlight project
- Putty process
- Patina applications
What you get:
- Guidance and expert tuition from your teachers, Andrew Clarke, Vicki Sienczuk and/or Fee Madigan;
- Tools to use if you are a beginner
- An understanding of glass and techniques to move forward after you have completed your sample window panel
- Inspiration from other students who are working on different projects
- A huge selection of glass to choose from in our retail section
- The option to purchase your own tool kit once you have moved to the nest level
- Fun, friendship and time for you
Tea, coffee and soft drinks available for $2 gold coin donation
What to bring and/or wear:
- Apron (optional);
- closed in shoes;
- towel / tea towel;
- black 0.7 Sharpie permanent marker and a thin white paint pen (available from Office Works or newsagents);
- 100ml of eucalyptus oil
- Safety Glasses;
- Your enthusiasm
BEGINNERS $300 full price + any additional materials
INTERMEDIATE CLASS $225 + materials
GOT A GROUP? Want to have a workshop tailored for you? Group packages available for all our workshops. Get in touch today!
Corporate Team Building workshops are being delivered to businesses across Newcastle and beyond. We can come to you or get out of the office for a day and enjoy a creative team building experience.
Art Mania Studio offers more to Newcastle than our top quality workshops, block courses & weekly classes. We also stock a range of art supplies including all your glass & tool needs while you create with us. Please support us by only using glass purchased in-house.
Suitable for students 16+ years
Shift worker? Not a problem – we have 3 Leadlight classes per week, which allows us to offer you the flexibility to attend on different days and times depending on your shifts. We don’t penalise you because you have to work – in fact we support the chance to work with you, by offering you choice and flexibility to work around your work and other life commitments. Please chat to us about some options so you too can take some time our to learn something new!