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Fused Glass Course – Fused Glass for Everyone

May 29 12:45 - 14:45

£150.00
close up of hands working with a plate of glass in a fused glass course

In our 5/10 week fused glass course, led by Elisa Dodd, you can create and design glass art pieces using the method of glass fusing.

This course can be booked in 5-week blocks, or you can save £70 by booking two 5-week blocks! (Discount applied in Shopping Cart)

Class Dates/Times
This course takes place on Wednesdays 12.45pm-2.45pm on the following dates

Block 1: 17th April, 24th April, 1st May, 8th May, 22nd May
Block 2: 29th May, 5th June, 12th June, 19th June, 26th June

What can you learn?

Beginners will learn to cut glass, the different types of fusing to achieve different effects and encasing copper in between glass.
Intermediates can look at new ways of working including kiln carving and reaction glass.

What can you make?

Coasters, suncatchers, jewellery, decorative ornaments and more…

What tools/equipment can you use?

Glass cutter, pliers, breaking pliers, craft knife, candles

What materials will I be given?

Your starter pack of glass will include mainly clear glass with a small selection of coloured pieces.

All firings are included in the course fee.

Accessory items used will be provided. More glass can be purchased at cost. I would expect most people to spend at least an extra £10 on glass.

What is the course structure?

A different technique is covered in each session. Topics covered include:

Full Fusing
Tack fusing
Accessory glass
Copper inclusions
Reactions
Kiln carving,
Decals,
Slumping

What is the recommended level of experience?

This course is suitable for all experience levels:

For beginners, this may be your first try at this new craft or you may have attended done a basic or taster workshop previously

Intermediate students may alreday have covered full, tack and slump fusing and be competent at cutting glass.

What others have said about our Fused Glass classes:

“The tutor was great. Patient, warm and very easy to work with. I would come back time and time again if she is teaching! It was an excellent day”

“Elisa is lovely and a great teacher. She let us get really stuck in to our projects and taught us a lot. She made it a really relaxed atmosphere too.”

“Great teacher, lovely setting and lots of resources to play with”

 

Details

Date:
May 29
Time:
12:45 - 14:45
Cost:
£150.00
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Organiser

Making Space

Other

Recommended for:
Adults (16+) of all levels of ability

Venue

Making Space
2 Bishopstoke Road, Leigh Park
Havant, Hampshire PO9 5BN United Kingdom
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