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FRIBOURG STAINED GLASS PHOTO WORKSHOP - making a lamp! [7 Dec 2009]
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07.12.2009 16:00 to 19:00
*The times shown may change, depending on DST settings
City/Town: Close to Fribourg
Event Type: Other
Location: Stained Glass workshop
Price: Yes.

STAINED GLASS PHOTOGRAPHIC LAMP
WORKSHOP


You will be taught through demonstration, group and individual instruction and hands on experience. Working with an experienced artist and tutor, you can expect by the end of each workshop, to have completed a project that you can take home and utilize!

This is a special technique were you will choose a personal black n white picture from home and using a special technique “screening” it will be imprinted/painted onto the Glass.

Once, all the firing is completed, it will be secured to a solid metal backing with electricity – creating a Personal Lamp on Stained Glass!

Details
* Lamp size will be 24cm height and 33cm in width.
* You will be require to provide Katherine with either two or three possible Black n White photo's that you would like to utilize prior to the course for approval.
* The lamp will be made so that you can change the glass with other Sketched photo's Stained Glass that you make.
* The back of the lamp will be made of curved metal with a lovely motif running through it. The end product will be fired
separately for 20 hours, 3 times.

1st Night - 7.15PM
* Firstly, you will have a small introductory course of what you will be making for the night and which techniques you will be utilizing through out the evening.

* Next step will be preparing your glass through a sanding technique, followed by preparing your selected paints to apply through careful screening method. Then place it in the burner for it’s first firing.

* The last process of the night – will be preparing the electricity requirements onto the metal backing of the lamp.

What do you need to bring?

All tools and equipment are included in the
course fee.

There will be a lot of standing while cutting your glass and assembling your piece, and we recommend that you wear comfortable shoes and old clothes or protective clothing
during the classes in the workshop.

Course Dates:
7th December starting at 19.15 and
running for approx 2.30 hours.

More details can be found through Fribourg Expat Woman's Group.
Website: www.fribourgexpatwomansgroup.com
Email: kerri@fribourgexpatwomansgroup.com





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