All-level classes and workshops for adults do take place all year around. It is a good opportunity to get introduced to stained-glass windows, glass-painting, glass mosaics...
It is not required to have skills in drawing or painting to register. Beginners are welcome. The following skills and abilities are required: manual dexterity, sensitivity to shapes and colors, ability to prolonged standing, good near vision (millimeter-scale accuracy).
Classes are all-level. You can design and make a personal project, as of the first stained-glass panel. We also suggest patterns depending on each level (beginner, intermediate, advanced) and technics. The following technics are tought in classes: lead and copper-foil stained-glass, grisaille glass-painting.
Workshops are for beginners only and last from one to three days depending on the technics. It is an opportunity to get initiated to leaded stained-glass and grisaille glass-painting. There is a pattern provided for these workshops.
Last but not least, vocational training modules are offered to companies and individuals on a regular basis, especially towards adults that consider retraining.
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The studio provides 3-hour all-level classes twice a week:
Fridays 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. and 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Saturdays 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and afternoon 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
The classes take place all year long but exhibitions weekends. There is no requirement to make a one-year commitment. You can sign up to a course at any time in the year as long as the course still has openings for new students. You come when your are available and for as long as it takes to get your projetc made. It is recommended that you plan to attend a minimum of 2 classes a month in order to learn the techniques and practice on a regular basis.
New in 2018: Mosaic classes! Contact us for more information.
2018 Fees - Stained glass / glass painting: 1 class (3 hours): 69€ taxes included - 10 classes: 642€ taxes included. Supplies included. Valid for 1 year.
2018 Fees - Mosaic: 1 class (3 hours): 55€ taxes included - 10 classes: 475€ taxes included. Supplies included. Valid for 1 year.
Glass painting initiation workshop - 1 day - beginners
In this workshop, you will learn how to paint on glass with grisaille painting on a transparent or stained glass pane. The artwork is then fired and available about one week after the workshop.
It is not required to have previous experience or skills in painting, drawing ot making a stained glass window to attend this workshop.
Fees: €138 VAT and supplies included.To be paid upon registration.
Stained glass initiation workshop - 2 days - beginners
01/25/2019 to 01/26/2019
02/15/2019 to 02/16/2019
02/21/2019 to 02/22/2019
03/15/2019 to 03/16/2019
03/22/2019 to 03/23/2019
03/29/2019 to 03/30/2019
04/12/2019 to 04/13/2019
05/02/2019 to 05/03/2019
05/09/2019 to 05/10/2019
07/18/2019 to 07/19/2019
07/25/2019 to 07/26/2019
08/01/2019 to 08/02/2019
09/27/2019 to 09/28/2019
10/11/2019 to 10/12/2019
These courses allow you to learn how to make a geometric leaded stained glass window.
Fees : €276 VAT included, including supplies. To be paid upon registration.
During this workshop, you can also learn to assemble a stained glass window with copper-foil (Tiffany style). Fees: €290 VAT included, including materials.
How to make a stained glass table lamp - 3 day workshop - intermediate
01/24/2019 to 01/26/2019
02/14/2019 to 02/16/2019
04/11/2019 to 04/13/2019
07/17/2019 to 07/19/2019
In this workshop, you will learn to make a copper-foiled stained glass table lamp.
You can attend this workshop once you have attended the 2-day initiation stained glass workshop.
Fees: €445 taxes and supplies included. To be paid upon registration.
Glass mosaic initiation workshop - 1 day - beginners
In this workshop, you will learn how to mosaic with stained glass tesserae, including key steps such as to draw your sketch, to cut your glass tesserae and glue them onto an appropriate baseboard. You can mosaic decorative panels, mirror frames, photo frames...
Fees: €110, taxes and supplies included but mirrors (supp. 5€). Frames are not provided. To be paid upon registration.
Workshop - To make a stained glass mosaic mirror - 2 days - beginners
02/01/2019 to 02/02/2019
03/22/2019 to 03/23/2019
05/17/2019 to 05/18/2019
08/01/2019 to 08/02/2019
In this workshop, you will learn how to make a mosaic mirror with stained glass tesserae, including key steps such as to draw your sketch, to cut your glass tesserae, to glue them and to grout.
Fees: €290, taxes and supplies included. Frames are not provided. To be paid upon registration.
Personal project - Workshop
02/18/2019 to 02/22/2019
04/15/2019 to 04/19/2019
05/13/2019 to 05/17/2019
05/20/2019 to 05/24/2019
07/15/2019 to 07/19/2019
07/22/2019 to 07/26/2019
09/16/2019 to 09/20/2019
This 5-day workshop will focus on stained glass or glass mosaic personal projects.
- Stained glass and glasspainting initiation (beginner) - €642
- Glass mosaic initation (beginner) - €475
- Glasspainting: portraits (intermediate) - €642
- Other personal projects - to be defined (beginner, intermediate, advanced)
All fees include VAT and supplies. To be paid upon registration.
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Do offer a stained-glass, glasspainting or mosaic initiation class or workshop at Irisations studio!
All prices starting €110
Initiation to stained-glass and glass-painting for beginners' groups (corporate meetings, team building events...)
Irisations professional training activities are registered under #11 78 83032 78 in France.
Career change: we provide education and training to the CAP Arts & Techniques du Verre, major in stained glass diploma (French State certification). We provide 600 to 1000-hour educational programs. Next full-time occupational training session starts on Septembre 30, 2019. Contact us for more information.
We teach the following stained-glass windows technical process:
- the cartoon or sketch design
- to cut glass following a pattern
- assembly and mounting with lead
- mounting with copper foils (Tiffany-style)
- personal project: window design (maquette)
All supplies (glass, lead...) are provided. We also have tools you can use in our studio. Feel free to bring your own tools (glass-cutter, pencils...) should you have any.
Once completed, you can bring your window back home.
All classes and workshops take place at the Irisations studio in Saint-Rémy-lès-Chevreuse (78).
There are many options for accomodation such as bed & breakfasts and hotels in the Regional Natural Park of Chevreuse's Upper Valley. More
Informations - How to sign up:
+33 7 82 72 24 88