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April 2021

Weekly Glass Foundation Course

with The Glass Hub Team

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.

Wed 28 April 2021 - Wed 7 July 2021

£1200 / SOLD OUT

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May 2021

Masterclass: Advanced Pattern Making in Glass – Ian Chadwick

with Ian Chadwick

Over three days you will explore principles of advanced pattern forming in fused glass. Using pre-formed Bullseye glass stringer sheets, students will expand their knowledge and experience of kiln-forming and cold-working techniques to produce intricate patterns which utilise symmetry and geometry to create hypnotising mandala-like patterns.

Mon 17 May 2021 - Fri 21 May 2021

£795.00 / Places Left: 2

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Masterclass: Kiln Casting – Fiaz Elson

with Fiaz Elson

Create movement in kiln cast glass as veils and streaks of colour. Well known for her beautiful use of colour in cast sculpture, Fiaz will encourage students to experiment and find their own personal expressions. An inventive and experimental course, exploring mould-making techniques, colour manipulations and cold-working.

Tue 25 May 2021 - Fri 28 May 2021

£675 / Places Left: 1

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June 2021

1-Day Glass Fusing

with The Glass Hub Team

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.

Sat 5 June 2021

£150 / SOLD OUT

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1-Day Further Fusing

with The Glass Hub Team

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.

Sun 6 June 2021

£150.00 / Places Left: 2

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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 9 June 2021 - Fri 11 June 2021

£595.00 / SOLD OUT

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3-Day Kilnworking

with The Glass Hub Team

Explore a variety of kiln techniques such as reactive fusing, iridescent fusing, deep fusing and other exciting ways of manipulating glass in the kiln. We will also look at slumping including drop out moulds, pot melts, as well as exploring open-faced moulds, creating form and texture for casting glass.

Wed 16 June 2021 - Fri 18 June 2021

£400 / Places Left: 4

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Introduction to Colour Blooming – Catherine Dunstan

with Catherine Dunstan

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.

Sat 19 June 2021 - Mon 21 June 2021

£495 / Places Left: 3

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Masterclass: Collage for Kiln Casting – Georgia Redpath

with Georgia Redpath

Models and moulds often open-up new ways of seeing work, and avenues for future exploration. Over four days you will explore the use of collage and paper sculpting techniques to create original relief models, focussing on form and textural qualities, then develop your moulds which will hold and shape the glass in the kiln.

Tue 22 June 2021 - Fri 25 June 2021

£625 / Places Left: 1

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July 2021

Working with Pattern Bar

with The Glass Hub Team

Explore the potential of pattern bar or ‘murrine’ techniques to make highly detailed elements for fusing into larger projects, or for smaller jewellery components. Striking patterns and effects can be achieved with this deceptively simple technique.

Fri 2 July 2021

£150.00 / Places Left: 4

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Fossil Vitra

with The Glass Hub Team

An opportunity to explore the fossil vitra method, as well as stencil techniques, to create interesting new effects in fusing. We will use prepared organic objects such as leaves to explore powder application, as well as stencils to create imagery, developing new ways of creating 'fossil' like effects and natural forms in our fused glass pieces.

Sat 3 July 2021

£150 / Places Left: 4

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Drop Outs

with The Glass Hub Team

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.

Sun 4 July 2021

£160 / Places Left: 5

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