Five whole days of glassmaking! Discover what this amazing material can do by spending a week with us exploring a range of glassmaking techniques including glass blowing, kiln forming and fusing as well as beadmaking and sandcasting. A creative, fun and action-packed week.
£775 / SOLD OUT
An in-depth foundation course covering the principle glassmaking techniques in both the hot shop and the kiln room. Over 10 weeks you will spend equal time in these two areas of glass forming, namely five days each with glassblowing and kiln forming techniques, alongside gaining knowledge and experience in glass properties in general.
£1200 / Places Left: 2
Explore various techniques involved in developing intricate 3D designs in fused glass with a 'Pop Art' style such as spray painting with glass enamels to bring shading and fine detail to your designs. Opal’s style is inspired by a wide range of sources, including tattoo, comic, pop art, nature, photography and art in its wider context.
£495 / Places Left: 4
Discover the art of fusing glass and explore a variety of techniques to create your own designs in glass. You will learn the fundamentals of glass cutting, assembly, inclusions, kiln firing and slumping under the expert guidance of the Glass Hub Tutors. A great introduction for beginners or artists working in other mediums to experiment with this art form.
£150 / Places Left: 3
An opportunity to explore some exciting new techniques in fusing and slumping, including crackle fusing, flexi-glass medium, working with dichroic glass and drop-out slumping.
£150.00 / Places Left: 4
Create 3d sculptures using hot glass manipulation with traditional fusing techniques as a base. The emphasis will be on experimentation and is suitable for intermediate to advanced students who can embrace failure as being part of the learning curve in testing the limits of glass fusing.
£595.00 / SOLD OUT
Create stunning effects in fused glass using bullseye iridescent sheets. We will use sandblasting and other techniques to manipulate the iridescent surface, gaining experience in creating new effects, as well as looking at clear coating, firing and lots more. A chance to develop new ideas and techniques in kiln forming.
£150 / Places Left: 6
A three-day introductory course, offering students the opportunity to expand their kiln-forming skill-set through a new and exciting pattern-making process for glass. This course will also provide opportunities to gain a deeper understanding of approaches to colour, and challenge your ideas about design for glass and how to anticipate how glass will move in the kiln in relation to negative space and kiln furniture.
£495 / Places Left: 3
On this course we will focus on the use of small elements to make fused glass pieces. Working with sheet glass we will create pattern bar, which will be fused and cut. We will also work with the vitrigraph to create pulled coloured cane to be used in our fused pieces.
£280.00 / Places Left: 5
Extend your kiln forming experience and discover how to create vessels using the 'Drop-Out' technique. We will cover cutting, assembly, inclusions, kiln firing and slumping. We will also look at finishing techniques. A great way to develop new ideas and skills. Some prior experience with glass fusing is required for this course.
£160 / Places Left: 6
Five whole days of glassmaking! Discover what this amazing material can do by spending a week with us exploring a range of glassmaking techniques including glass blowing, kiln forming and fusing as well as beadmaking and sandcasting.
£775 / Places Left: 8
Explore the potential of using flameworking techniques to create elements that can be fused to the surface of sheet glass. Over three days you will investigate solid-sculpting, drawing, colour applications, carving/texturing and construction at the torch.