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Copper Foiling 

This wonderful technique involves joining pieces of glass together with copper foil tape which has been burnished to the glass pieces.

This course is a taster day running from 10am until 4pm and is suitable for those with little or no experience. All tools and materials are provided. The course is held at Digswell Arts, The Fenners Building in the heart of Letchworth. The workshops are limited to 4 participants only to ensure that you get the attention you need to master this beautiful craft.

You will learn glass selection, cutting and shaping glass and how to copper foil and solder the glass together to make a design of your choosing. Designs will be available or make your own!

Tea and a variety of cake and biscuits will be provided (please let me know if you have any special dietary requirements when booking) and there is a break at 1- 1.45pm which gives you enough time to grab something to eat in Letchworth. The Fenners building is right in the centre of town, and cafes and shops are only a minute away.

Taster Day: £95.00

Address

Fenners Building
7 Openshaw Way
Letchworth, SG6 3EN

Talk to Muna

Dates

30 October – 10am – 4pm
13 November – 10am – 4pm

Current Workshops

Workshop with Julie Leaming

Polyester Plate Lithography

Saturday 22nd January
Tutor – Sue Jarman
10.00am – 4:30pm

Fee – £65
Includes materials.

Painting & Drawing

Linocut - Colour Reduction and Transparency

Saturday 19th February
Tutor – Jonathan Emmerson
10.00am – 4:30pm

Fee – £65
Includes materials.

Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some of the questions we answer frequently, but if you have more questions, please fill out the form at the bottom.
Additional information

The ‘Forge’ is located in Digswell, Herts, near Welwyn. It is a 5 minute drive from the A1M (junction 6), and a 7 minute walk from Welwyn North train station. There is also plenty of on-site free parking.

  • There is a maximum of 5 students in the workshop, plus the tutor.
  • The workshop is on the ground floor with disabled access.
  • There is plenty of bench space and the room is well ventilated.
  • Refreshments will be provided, but please bring your own lunch.

You will also be required to bring a face covering that, unless you are exempt, you may need to wear for some parts of your day/session. This may include, but is not limited to, when working in some shared/communal areas, when sharing the studio with several other people and moving around, and when working in close proximity to others during group or one-to-one demonstrations. This is to enable us to keep all Forge users safe.

 

  • Please make sure you do not come to the studio if you are feeling unwell.
  • We encourage the use of lateral flow tests.
  • Wash your hands frequently
  • And lastly, please be considerate to others.
Cancellation

If you have booked onto a workshop that you can no longer attend, you must give at least 2 week’s notice from the start date of your workshop so that we can find a replacement for your booking. If we can fill your space, we will give you a full refund minus a £2 admin fee.

Testimonials

For our printmaking workshops at Forge Studios Print room.
A. Harris
“I really enjoyed the workshop and achieved a much more complicated result than I anticipated and learnt a lot in the process… Facilities amazing. Lovely space to work in for a small group. Great to have accessible kitchen and loo nearby.”
Penny
‘Thanks, Sally. I greatly enjoyed my day with you and am inspired to continue developing (in every sense) work.’
F. Payne
‘Thanks for a great print workshop yesterday. Really enjoyed it.’
M.Ewer
‘Thank you very much for Sunday, I enjoyed it very much and you have given me lots to think about. I am enjoying reading and looking at your book too’
J. Carr
“..Just seen the pictures you’ve put up on the Digswell Arts website and very flattered to see some of my prints included! Everyone’s work looked great and the course was excellent. …Thanks again for such an inspirational weekend, and hope to see you soon on another course. “
L. Keeley
“Thank you Sally for another wonderful, relaxed day of printing. So much space to work in and of course the fantastic press”.
C. Rangel
“Working on the collograph and been in a print studio again was really enjoyable!”
A. Tilby
‘Hi Sally and Suman Thank you both for a lovely and supportive day. You were a great help and had such an array of interesting work’
L. Heaton
‘Thank you for a really enjoyable and informative workshop. I am looking forward to continuing to work on my prints.’
Patricia
‘Just a quick email to say “thank you” for a lovely day in your studio. Your style of teaching is relaxed and very informative at the same time. I am going to frame one or two of my prints from the day and the one I bought from you. You have wetted my appetite to get cracking on progressing with art.’
S. Brown
“Just a note to thank you for the workshop on Saturday. I thoroughly enjoyed it and valued being able to see and try out the range of equipment available. I am now going to get myself some oil-based inks and paper from either Intaglio or the place that you mentioned in Knebworth, and will then be in contact to try to arrange a date to come over and do some printing”.

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