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February 2023

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

with The Glass Hub Team

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 8 February 2023 - Fri 10 February 2023

£625.00 / SOLD OUT

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Masterclass: Collage for Kiln Casting – Georgia Redpath

with Georgia Redpath

From paper into glass - explore collage and paper sculpting techniques to create original relief models focussing on form and texture. You will then move on to mould-making techniques, using rubbers, and finally making the investment moulds which will hold and shape glass in the kiln.

Tue 28 February 2023 - Fri 3 March 2023

£695.00 / Places Left: 2

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March 2023

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 11 March 2023

£160.00 / Places Left: 1

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Masterclass: Images in Glass with Helen Slater Stokes

with Helen Slater Stokes

Investigate various techniques for creating photographic, digital or hand drawn imagery within glass. Helen Slater Stokes will share with you the processes of applying photo silkscreen printing; layered imagery; sgraffito frit drawing and decal transfers to your glass creations.

Tue 14 March 2023 - Fri 17 March 2023

£695.00 / Places Left: 1

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Fused Glass Jewellery

with The Glass Hub Team

Join us for a special day of fused glass jewellery making. Using clear, coloured and dichroic glass and a range of techniques, you will create your own beautiful fused glass pieces in the kiln. You will be amazed at what you can achieve in a short space of time.

Sat 25 March 2023

£160.00 / Places Left: 2

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The Glass Hub Spring School

with The Glass Hub Team

Discover what this amazing material can do by spending five whole days with us exploring a range of glassmaking techniques including glass blowing, kiln forming, fusing as well as beadmaking and sandcasting. The course will include talks and expert demonstrations. Come and learn, enjoy and share the art of glass at The Hub.

Mon 27 March 2023 - Fri 31 March 2023

£825.00 / Places Left: 2

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April 2023

Drop-Out Vessels

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.

Sat 1 April 2023

£170.00 / Places Left: 5

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Fossil Vitra

with The Glass Hub Team

Join us for a day exploring the ‘Fossil Vitra’ technique to create new effects in fused glass. Using prepared organic objects such as leaves or flowers you will work with glass powder applications and stencilling to create stunning fossil-like effects.

Sun 2 April 2023

£160.00 / Places Left: 3

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One Day Glass Fusing

with The Glass Hub Team

Discover the art of fusing glass and explore a variety of techniques. 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 22 April 2023

£160.00 / Places Left: 4

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One Day Further Glass Fusing

with The Glass Hub Team

Explore some exciting new techniques in fusing and slumping, including crackle fusing, fossil vitra, working with dichroic glass and drop-out slumping.

Sun 23 April 2023

£170.00 / Places Left: 5

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Masterclass: Colour Dropouts – 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 25 April 2023 - Fri 28 April 2023

£695.00 / Places Left: 2

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May 2023

3-Day Kilnworking

with The Glass Hub Team

Explore techniques for manipulating glass in the kiln. Over three days you will try out fusing processes such as reactive fusing, iridescent fusing and deep fusing, as well as slumping, drop-out moulds, pot melts and open-faced moulds - creating form and texture in cast glass.

Wed 17 May 2023 - Fri 19 May 2023

£440.00 / Places Left: 5

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June 2023

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 10 June 2023

£160.00 / Places Left: 6

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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.

Sun 11 June 2023

£160.00 / Places Left: 6

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July 2023

One Day Glass Fusing

with The Glass Hub Team

Discover the art of fusing glass and explore a variety of techniques. 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 8 July 2023

£160.00 / Places Left: 6

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Drop Out Vessels

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 9 July 2023

£170.00 / Places Left: 6

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September 2023

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 6 September 2023 - Fri 8 September 2023

£525.00 / Places Left: 6

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3-Day Kilnworking

with The Glass Hub Team

Get creative with glass and explore a range of techniques for manipulating glass in the kiln. You'll experiment with glass fusing, reactive fusing, iridescent fusing and deep fusing. We will also look at relief casting, slumping, drop-out moulds, pot melts and open-faced moulds - creating form and texture in cast glass.

Wed 27 September 2023

£440.00 / Places Left: 6

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Glass Foundation Course (8 weeks)

with The Glass Hub Team

Our 8-week glass foundation course is a great way to explore a wide variety of techniques and processes involved in creating with glass. Each Wednesday you will explore hot glassblowing and kiln-forming techniques together with some lampworking, sandblasting and more.

Wed 27 September 2023

£1,295.00 / Places Left: 4

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