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
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.
£795.00 / Places Left: 1
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.
£675 / Places Left: 2
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
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.