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June 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

Free / SOLD OUT

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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

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 / SOLD OUT

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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 / SOLD OUT

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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.

Thu 8 July 2021 - Sat 10 July 2021

£495 / Places Left: 3

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The Glass Hub Summer School

with The Glass Hub Team

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.

Mon 12 July 2021 - Fri 16 July 2021

£775 / SOLD OUT

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Summer School Extra

with The Glass Hub Team

Extend your glassmaking skills by spending five whole days exploring this incredible material. We look forward to welcoming back those who have been on one of classes, as well as those who have prior experience in glass and want to learn more or simply experiment. A creative, fun and action-packed week.

Mon 12 July 2021 - Fri 16 July 2021

£775.00 / SOLD OUT

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September 2021

Reactive Fusing

with The Glass Hub Team

Combine Bullseye sheet glass, powder, frit or metal foils to create reactions when fusing, resulting in special colours and effects. We will experiment with the use of lead, copper and sulphur bearing glasses, as well as red reactive, in sheet glass, stringer and frit form, to create amazing reactive combinations.

Sat 4 September 2021

£150 / Places Left: 5

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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 5 September 2021

£160 / Places Left: 6

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Masterclass: The Perfect Vessel – Karl Harron

with Karl Harron

The aim of this 7-day class led by artist and master craftsman Karl Harron is to achieve a "sublime form". While negotiating the technical challenges of deep-slumping into three-step ceramic moulds, students will be encouraged to develop their aesthetic and conceptual perspective, rather than just mastering a technique.

Sat 11 September 2021 - Fri 17 September 2021

£975 / Places Left: 5

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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 18 September 2021

£150 / Places Left: 5

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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 19 September 2021

£150 / Places Left: 8

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