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March 2021

Spring 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. A creative, fun and action-packed week.

Mon 22 March 2021 - Fri 26 March 2021

£775 / SOLD OUT

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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 / Places Left: 2

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Open Casting

with The Glass Hub Team

A great introduction to mould making and kiln casting techniques, or to work on new ideas.

Thu 29 April 2021

£160.00 / Places Left: 6

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May 2021

Fusing with the ‘Wow’ Factor – Opal Seabrook

with Opal Seabrook

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.

Fri 14 May 2021 - Sun 16 May 2021

£495 / Places Left: 4

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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: 1

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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: 2

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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 / Places Left: 3

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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: 4

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Controlling Flow in Kiln Cast Glass

with The Glass Hub Team

Explore the principles of flow and movement in glass, within the kiln and mould, to create interesting and unique effects.

Wed 9 June 2021 - Thu 10 June 2021

£280.00 / Places Left: 5

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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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Iridescent Glass Fusing

with The Glass Hub Team

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.

Fri 11 June 2021

£150 / Places Left: 6

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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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