27-31 August 2018
led by resident artist, Gill Miller
The Cathedral of The Isles is rich in stained glass, which will provide much inspiration for this exciting practical course. We will explore the different techniques of fired painting on glass, under the expert tuition of a master craftsman in stained glass.
You will practice various painting methods and techniques on trial pieces of glass so that you can explore texture, mark making and design. You will then design and paint your final piece which will be fired for you to take home .Please wear a sturdy pair of closed-toed shoes. All your glass, materials and tools are provided.
About the tutor
Gill is an experienced art teacher and master craftsman, available to teach workshops and private classes in a variety of disciplines. A qualified teacher of Art & Design, Gill also co-ordinates the local community Art Group on a voluntary basis. Gill is a graduate of Gray’s School of Art, Aberdeen, She specialised in Ceramics, gaining a B.A.Hons in 1984. She went on to complete a traditional apprenticeship in stained and embossed glass, and worked as a qualified master craftsman in this area until 2000. She now works in a variety of media, inspired by her island home on the West Coast of Scotland.
There is a fixed price for events on our Open Programme and accommodation is available on a first come first served basis. The College has 4 single rooms with shared bathroom facilities, 4 twin rooms with shared bathroom facilities, 2 double rooms with shared bathroom facilities, 1 family room (double & single) with shared bathroom facilities, 2 en-suite twin rooms, 2 en-suite double rooms and 1 en-suite family room (1 double & 2 singles). Please select the type of accommodation that best meets your needs. Double or twin rooms may be used for single occupancy where needed.
This retreat is offered both residential and non-residential
£390 full board including all materials, or £145 non-residential (includes lunch & all materials)
Friends’ Bursary Scheme
We do not want cost to prevent anyone from attending an event at The College of The Holy Spirit. Please see here for details of a bursary scheme run by the Friends of the Cathedral of The Isles.
For cancellations made 4 weeks in advance we offer a full refund or one free date change. For cancellations made 3 weeks in advance we offer a 75% refund or one free date change. For cancellations made 2 weeks in advance we can only offer a 50% refund. If we receive less than 2 weeks’ notice we are unable to offer a refund or date change on course places. If a date change has been requested we cannot offer a refund on a subsequent cancellation.