WEEKLY ON-GOING CLASSES | 5 WEEK BLOCKS
Please specify which block would you like to attend in the comment section in purchase form.
MONDAY EVENINGS / 6 – 8:30PM
- BLOCK 1 : 12 July – 9 August
- BLOCK 2: 16 August – 13 September
THURSDAY MORNINGS / 10AM – 12:30PM
- BLOCK 1 : 15 July – 12 August
- BLOCK 2: 19 August – 16 September
Book in 5 week blocks
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 Studios 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 and 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 decided this is something you wish to carry on with, available for purchase at any time
- Fun, friendship and time for you
Tea, coffee and soft drinks available for $2 gold coin donation
What to bring and/or wear:
- Apron and/or clothes you don’t mind getting dirty
- Closed in shoes
- Towel / tea towel
- Black 0.7 Sharpie permanent marker and a thin white paint pen (available from Office Works or newsagents)
- Safety Glasses
- Long hair tied back
- Water & snacks
- If you are a returning student after a 5 week block, we require you to buy your own tools
- Jacket or similar in cool weather
BEGINNERS $320 full price + any additional materials including glass
RETURNING STUDENTS: $250 + materials
CASUAL CLASSES: $70 per session
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