Monday, August 15, 2011

November 5 & 12, 2011 – WORKSHOP: Glass Painted Panels using Historic Techniques

This class will introduce traditional techniques of glass painting used by stained glass artisans in the medieval and renaissance period. Participants will be given a choice of patterns and produce a small panel during the workshop. Students will learn to mix and apply glass based pigments. Proper brush techniques will be covered in detail. All materials provided. No experience necessary.

Students make a panel like this!

FEE: $225
Class length: 2 Days
DATES: November 5 & 12, 2011
Daily schedule: Saturday 1:00 – 4:30 PM
Maximum Class Size: 10
Register at Glencairn
Contact Doreen Carey at 267-502-2981 or


J. Kenneth Leap has been painting on glass for 25 years. He currently holds a position as the Education Chair of the American Glass Guild. He is the Stained Glass Artist in Residence at Glencairn Museum. He is an associate artist at the Wheaton Arts & Cultural Center in Millville, NJ where he maintains a studio and offers additional classes. For more information please visit


Glencairn, located in Bryn Athyn, PA was the home of Raymond and Mildred Pitcairn, built in the Romanesque style between 1928 and 1939. Glencairn now serves as a museum of the history of religion. The museum houses an extraordinary collection of French medieval stained glass panels on par with the finest examples in the Cloisters or the Metropolitan Museum of Art. For more information about Glencairn visit

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