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Intro to Leadlight Windows Weekend


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Description

Learn the process of creating a leadlight window from pattern and glass selection, to glass cutting, breaking, and shaping, working with lead cames, and soldering, puttying, and finishing panels.


Participants will be shown all of the relevant skills including how to cut and shape glass pieces using glass cutters and glass grinders.


Session times:

The class will run in two sessions to allow for the whole process to be explored;

Session 1: 10:30am- 3:30pm Saturday (includes break for lunch which is provided)

Session 2: 10:30am - until project is finished on Sunday (some participants may finish their projects earlier)


Lunch will be provided on the first day using all local organic produce and catered for any dietary requirements you may have. We also provide you with a divine afternoon treat and tea and coffee facilities are available throughout the course. We anticipate that participants will be completed in time to check out one of our great local cafes for a late lunch on Sunday.


All sessions of the class will be held at the Leadlight By Ettore studios; Studio 1, The Old Auction House, 52-56 Mollison St, Kyneton, VIC, 3444.


The workshop costs include all materials required and all tools will be provided in the studio for use by participants.


Health and Safety Warning:

Please be aware that this workshop will place participants in contact with a small amount of lead in both the lead came and the soldering process, participants who are pregnant or have other medical concerns are recommended to seek medical advice.

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What you will learn
  • Learn the entire process of creating leadlight windows
  • Gain skills in cutting, breaking, and shaping glass using a variety of different tools
  • Learn soldering, puttying, and finishing for leadlight windows
What you will get
  • Each participant will complete a sample panel to take home
  • Get a solid basis in leadlight to allow you to create on your own
  • Lunch and afternoon snack provided on first day, and tea or coffee throughout

What to wear

All participants must wear closed toed shoes, and long hair must be tied back. Loose flowing clothing is not recommended in the studio and participants are reminded that while aprons are provided it is recommend to wear clothing they do not mind getting dirty.

Appropriate for

Class is suitable for ages 15+. No experience necessary.


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The Old Auction House

Vendor since 2018

The Old Auction House is an independently run multi-use arts precinct located in the regional Victorian town of Kyneton, just an hour north of Melbourne. 

Housed in a historic weatherboard building, which served as the much loved Ferris auction rooms for over 80 years, the precinct opened in April 2017 and is home to a variety of artistic spaces. With a large section of the building still under renovation,

 The Old Auction House is currently home to a retail shop specialising in quality Australian handmade items, four working artist studios including local glass artists Leadlight By Ettore, a teaching space for visiting artists, and two gallery spaces with rotating exhibitions.

  The Old Auction House is open 7 days and the entire space has been renovated to be accessible for those with prams, wheelchairs, and mobility issues.


The Old Auction House has a focus on community engagement in the arts. Each studio runs a variety of classes with different artists and materials throughout the year. 

Leadlight By Ettore - Run a variety of glass classes including fusing, copper-foiling, leadlighting, and mosaics. With over 30 years of experience in glass arts, Ettore and Rhain run weekend workshops, term classes, private groups and 2 hour sessions.  

Kyneton Craftery - Craft, Chat & Caffeinate!  With a love of everything craft, Kyneton Craftery run a variety of craft classes for adults and children. We believe you don't have to be able to draw or paint to craft and you are never too old!!! Beading, wire jewellery, stamp carving, linocuts and printing, fabric dyeing, marbling, cardmaking, embossing, alcohol ink, acrylic pouring, macrame and the list goes on!

Teaching Space - The Old Auction House also has a variety of visiting artists who teach their own specialty classes for beginners through to master classes.


Please have a look through our full list of classes to see the range of crafts and skills you can learn with our tutors or get in touch to book a private group session or party.



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Cancellation & Refund Policy

Cancellation of session booking within 7 days of the workshop start date will forfeit the full workshop fee. If cancelled by the participant between 7 - 21 days before the workshop a 50% deposit will not be refunded. At management discretion participants may be transferred to another workshop or session.


If a workshop is cancelled by The Old Auction House due to insufficient enrollments, participants will be given the choice between a full refund or can transfer to a replacement workshop. Notification of cancellation of workshops will be at least 2 days before the workshop starts.

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Terms & Conditions

Please ensure that all dress code guidelines and age restrictions are carefully followed as management will not allow incorrectly attired participants to have access to the studio spaces at The Old Auction House which may result in any fees being forfeited. Please note that even when visiting the studios these dress codes will still apply.

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Veronica

27 May 2019 • Intro to Leadlight Windows Weekend

Fantastic class it was well structured The class leaders were very helpful and made things easier The food was awesome Great space Totally recommend this class

Natalie

22 May 2019 • Intro to Leadlight Windows Weekend

Had a great 2 days. Would highly recommend this course ... great value, venue and lovely instructors!

Garry

21 May 2019 • Intro to Leadlight Windows Weekend

The two day course was a great experience and gave me exactly the introduction to Lead Lighting to encourage me to do more.

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