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Half-Day Glassblowing

A great glassblowing taster, suitable for beginners to try their hand at this molten art form. Students will be given the opportunity to gather, form, design and make (with a bit of help), their own glass sphere to hang and a tumbler. This is an ideal opportunity to try something you have always wanted to do, or perhaps never thought of before.

1-Day Glassblowing

A great introduction to glassblowing, suitable for beginners to try their hand at this molten art form. A guaranteed unique and exciting day, you will leave with a new understanding of glass as well as first-hand skills.

1-Day Glassblowing

A great introduction to glassblowing, suitable for beginners to try their hand at this molten art form. A guaranteed unique and exciting day, you will leave with a new understanding of glass as well as first-hand skills.

Working with Pattern Bar

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.

1-Day Further Fusing

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.

1-Day Glass Fusing

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.

1-Day Glassblowing

A great introduction to glassblowing, suitable for beginners to try their hand at this molten art form. A guaranteed unique and exciting day, you will leave with a new understanding of glass as well as first-hand skills.

3-Day Kilnworking

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.

The Art of Glassblowing at Messums

What an absolute delight to return to Messums Wiltshire, to the stunning setting of the largest Tythe barn in Europe. Johnny Messum kindly…

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