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September 2021

Masterclass: Follow the Torch – Elliot Walker

with Elliot Walker

The oxy-propane torch is fast becoming one of the fundamental tools of the studio glass revolution, allowing artists to push the boundaries of conventional glass making. The torch allows for specific heat control and manipulation, creating ever expanding avenues for artistic expression.

Wed 29 September 2021 - Fri 1 October 2021

£675.00 / SOLD OUT

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October 2021

Masterclass: The Freedom of the One-Off – Joseph Harrington

with Joseph Harrington

There is a great freedom in the 'one off'. The practice of a maker need not involve producing multiples of one thing. This course is aimed at embracing a spontaneous approach to the initial modelling process through looking at ways to be creative with materials and taking a more spontaneous view of cold working.

Thu 14 October 2021 - Sun 17 October 2021

£625.00 / SOLD OUT

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Masterclass: Graal Techniques – Sonja Klingler and Ruth Dresman

with Sonja Klingler and Ruth Dresman

'Graal' is an amazing colour technique developed by Orrefors in Sweden in 1916. Get to grips with the processes involved under Sonja and Ruth's expert guidance. Open to those who want to blow themselves, and also those who want to direct the blowing An intensive but rewarding class, focusing on technique, both hot and cold, with an emphasis on colour and the application of your designs.

Wed 20 October 2021 - Fri 22 October 2021

£595.00 / SOLD OUT

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November 2021

Printing Techniques for Glass – Philippa Beveridge

with Philippa Beveridge

From linoleum cuts to decals, this four-day course will cover surface decoration and printing techniques using both mediums, as well as kiln-forming techniques from fusing and slumping to basic mould-making. All of the techniques covered will be assessed in light of their great potential for both architectural and sculptural glass work.

Wed 3 November 2021 - Fri 5 November 2021

£495.00 / SOLD OUT

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Masterclass: Hot Glass Sculpture – James Devereux

with James Devereux

Adept at working with solid forms as well as blown pieces, James Devereux has established himself as one of the foremost glassblowers in the UK. This three-day class will offer an intensive immersion into hot glass sculpting, exploring a variety of different sculpting techniques.

Fri 12 November 2021 - Sun 14 November 2021

£650.00 / SOLD OUT

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Masterclass: Form to Fuse – Andrea Spencer

with Andrea Spencer

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.

Wed 17 November 2021 - Fri 19 November 2021

£595.00 / SOLD OUT

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January 2022

Masterclass: Fusing doesn’t have to be flat – Nina Casson-McGarva

with Nina Casson McGarva

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.

Sun 30 January 2022 - Tue 1 February 2022

£625.00 / SOLD OUT

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February 2022

Masterclass: Fusing doesn’t have to be flat – Nina Casson McGarva

with Nina Casson McGarva

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.

Wed 2 February 2022 - Fri 4 February 2022

£625.00 / SOLD OUT

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Masterclass: Flexible Fusing – Matthew Szosz

with Matthew Szösz

Build flexible, inflatable, and expandable fusings that can be brought out of the kiln to be worked in three dimensions. Students will learn methods and techniques for assembling fusible structures in flat glass, and bringing those structures to a working point from which they can be manipulated either inside or outside the kiln.

Mon 7 February 2022 - Fri 11 February 2022

£795.00 / SOLD OUT

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March 2022

Masterclass: Connected Forms – Flameworking with Zoe Garner

with Zoe Garner

Drawing concepts and ideas from the movement of the material, you will explore the potential of flame worked Borosilicate (Pyrex) glass. Rods and tubes will be transformed, using gravity, centrifugal force, blowing and manipulation with tools into components that will then be connected to form assembled structures.

Tue 22 March 2022 - Thu 24 March 2022

£625.00 / SOLD OUT

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April 2022

Masterclass: Colour Dropouts with Ruth Shelley

with Ruth Shelley

Have you ever wanted to re-create the colours that inspire you into glass but not sure where to start. Ruth Shelley will guide you through the Bullseye colour palette with demonstrations, practical hands-on experiments and discussion.

Tue 26 April 2022 - Fri 29 April 2022

£675.00 / Places Left: 1

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July 2022

Masterclass: Textures to Embrace – Katie Huskie

with Katie Huskie

Ever seen a piece of art that you have had that instant connection with and all you have wanted to do is reach out and touch it? In this three-day masterclass Katherine Huskie will guide you through a variety of techniques and methods to manipulate hot glass and create amazing different textures and patterns.

Wed 13 July 2022 - Fri 15 July 2022

£690.00 / SOLD OUT

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September 2022

Fusing with the Wow Factor – Opal Seabrook

with Opal Seabrook

Explore ‘Pop Art’ in glass with the artist Opal Seabrook. Don’t miss this amazing opportunity to discover how to build colourful, graphic 3D artworks in fused glass. Opal will share with you the techniques she has developed over ten years evolving her unique style.

Wed 7 September 2022 - Fri 9 September 2022

£525.00 / Places Left: 3

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Masterclass: Deep Slumped Forms – Karl Harron

with Karl Harron

The aim of this five-day Masterclass is to achieve a sublime deep vessel form in kiln-cast glass. You will be encouraged to develop your aesthetic and conceptual perspective, rather than simply mastering the technique, while negotiating the technical challenges of deep-slumping into three-step ceramic moulds.

Mon 19 September 2022 - Fri 23 September 2022

£795.00 / SOLD OUT

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October 2022

Masterclass: Pâte de Verre – Joshua Kerley

with Joshua Kerley

Create beautiful thin-walled vessels with subtle translucency using a glassmaking technique known as Pâte de Verre. Artist Joshua Kerley will guide you to the process and with a playful exploration of colour you will produce your own palette of unique hues and tones.

Wed 5 October 2022 - Fri 7 October 2022

£600.00 / Places Left: 1

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Masterclass: Screen Printing on Glass – James Cockerill

with James Cockerill

Explore the exciting potential of hand-pulled, silk screen printing onto glass. Using traditional glass paints and enamels, you will build up layers of print to create stunning one-off works of art.

Thu 13 October 2022 - Fri 14 October 2022

£400.00 / SOLD OUT

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Masterclass: Advanced Pattern Making in Glass – Ian Chadwick

with Ian Chadwick

Explore advanced pattern forming in fused glass over five days with glass artist Ian Chadwick. Working from Bullseye glass stringer sheets, you will expand your knowledge and experience of both kiln-forming and cold-working techniques to produce intricate, geometric, mandala-like patterns.

Mon 17 October 2022 - Fri 21 October 2022

£775.00 / SOLD OUT

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