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FREE Admission
Liberty Way, Sunderland, SR6 0GL

Open Daily 10:00 - 17:00 Call: 0191 515 5555

CLICK HERE TO BOOK ONLINE
BOOK BY PHONE: 0191 568 9700
EMAIL: info@nationalglasscentre.com

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Architecture: Buildings and Materials

full day workshop

Explore National Glass Centre and visit St Peter’s Church to compare old and new buildings using a range of sources and materials.

Use a viewfinder to make observational drawings, draw a map of the route between the two buildings and use acetate to create a stained glass window design.

Learn about different building materials and discuss their uses.

Make a glass painted decoration, taking inspiration from the stained glass windows in the church.

 

Learn
– About elevation drawings
– Using a viewfinder
– Scale
– Material properties
– Mapping
– Stained glass
– Drawing from observation
– How to paint on glass
– How hot glass is shaped into objects
– Hear about how a waterjet cutter works

Get inspired by
– Architecture
– Stained glass
– St Peter’s Church tour
– Hot glass demonstrations

Use
– Paper, pencils, rulers, view finders, glass, glass paint pens, acetate, markers

 

Cost: £8 per pupil / Year 1 - 6 / KS2 (adapted for suitability)
Also available as a half day workshop without a glass making activity, £4

 

Curriculum links: Science, Art & Design, History, Geography, Religious Studies and Maths

 

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