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Glass blowing courses, classes and workshops are taught all across the UK. Glass blowing is a technique that involves using a blow pipe to inflate molten glass into a bubble and then shaping that glass bubble. Glass blowing courses and workshops take place up and down the UK and most glass blowers and tutors will cover a range of topics such as: handling molten glass; sculpting the glass and using specific tools; working with glass colours; blowing a glass vessel.
Creative Vibe Glassblowing course
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Creative Vibe Glassblowing course
Bedfordshire
£165
An introduction into the world of glassblowing for beginners, the course introduces you to this amazing substance. Classes comprise of no more than three students at any a time as this allows you to develop your glassblowing skills at a non hurried pace. Students begin the day with the following: Health and safety talk and safe practice within the hot glass studio. Learn how to use different glassblowing tools. Gather molten glass from the furnace. Learn how to apply different types of coloured glass to the individual pieces of glass...
Glass blowing for beginners with Jon Lewis
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Glass blowing for beginners with Jon Lewis
Essex - Next course on 4th October 2019
£160
Glass blowing for beginners with Jon Lewis - This would make an amazing Christmas gift! Jon Lewis offers glass blowing tuition for beginners. In the fully equipped glass hot-shop the students will learn all about the ancient and magical craft of glass making. All of the glass which the students make can be taken home when cooled overnight. They can be collected or posted to you. The environment of glass making, the heat, the furnaces and the manipulation of molten hot glass combine to give an intense and exciting experience....
One day glassblowing lesson for beginners
Gold AWARD
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One day glassblowing lesson for beginners
Essex
£230
The one day lesson lasts for six hours and aims to provide an intensive introduction to this most exciting and challenging of craft disciplines. Throughout the lesson, you will learn to gather molten glass from the furnace at a temperature exceeding 1100 degrees and manipulate it with a range of traditional glassmaking tools. You will be taught to apply colour and pattern to the clear glass so that by the end of the lesson, you will have produced a number of items from vessels to paper weights of your own...
Glass Blowing: A Full Day Beginners Course
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Glass Blowing: A Full Day Beginners Course
Herefordshire
£230
GET ALL HOT AND BOTHERED ! Experience the magic of hot glass with a glass making course at our studio in Hay on Wye. The courses are aimed at complete beginners and although we cannot guarantee to turn you into a master glassblower, you will get hands on experience and a great insight into this most fascinating of crafts. With a class size of only three students you will have plenty of opportunity to get those first few precious pieces into the glass kiln. But beware - glassblowing is highly...
Glass blowing taster class at Shakspeare Glass
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Glass blowing taster class at Shakspeare Glass
Somerset - Next course on 5th October 2019
£98
Will has been teaching glass blowing for many years. You may have seen him on Inside The factory, Kirstie's Homemade Home and Kirstie's Homemade Christmas teaching Kirstie Allsopp, or in the national newspapers. Our taster class: this taster class will give you an opportunity to try your hand at blowing a small clear glass vessel and dish, and experience the unique problems that working with molten glass pose. It will include basic glassmaking techniques such as marvering and blowing. Classes are usually held on Saturday mornings and start at 9.30am....
An Introduction to Glassblowing: Half-day Saturday courses
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An Introduction to Glassblowing: Half-day Saturday courses
Surrey
£195
Our half-day course is an exciting and intensive experience aimed at introducing beginners to the wonders of hot glass. Glass artist Adam Aaronson offers instruction to small groups of people – so you can be sure of individual attention and impressive results. During the course you will be introduced to techniques such as: • Gathering molten glass from a furnace, • Shaping and working the glass using a variety of tools, • Working with glass colours, • Blowing a glass vessel. By the end of the course, we expect you...
Beginner Borosilicate Glass Falling Leaves Mobile
Bronze AWARD
(1)
Beginner Borosilicate Glass Falling Leaves Mobile
West Sussex
£170
The course runs from 10-5. Please arrive about 10 minutes beforehand, please bring your own lunch, we have a microwave to reheat if you wish. The day will begin with some simple shaping and colour techniques to form various solid shapes that will be joined to our branch later. These will include leaves and droplets and small simple birds. We will then move on to good and strong joins to form our branch, which we will attach our birds and possibly leaves to. I will show you how to make...
Glass blowing experience, blow your own Christmas bauble
Gold AWARD
(1)
Glass blowing experience, blow your own Christmas bauble
West Midlands - Next course on 26th October 2019
£48
To book online please visit our website ↑ 😁👍 Want to have a go at glass blowing? This course is a great introduction. In a group of around 10 people, you will be shown how to correctly and safely handle hot glass and shown the techniques for creating your own Christmas bauble. With expert tuition from glass artist Charlotte Hughes Martin, you will have made your very own hand blown Christmas Bauble. A great course for you to get friends and family to join you on the workshop.
Glassblowing Day
Bronze AWARD
(1)
Glassblowing Day
Dorset
£200
One day glass blowing workshop in the South-West. Learn to blow your own glass. Spend the day in a fully working glass studio learning basic glassblowing techniques. Prior to your day, the glass will have been in the furnace for 24hrs so it is ready for you to use as soon as you come into the studio. This is a highly practical course, after an introduction to the equipment, studio and a health and safety briefing you will get straight to work. Emsie will teach you how to gather the...
Glass blowing - New Brewery Arts Cotswolds Gloucestershire
Gold AWARD
Glass blowing - New Brewery Arts Cotswolds Gloucestershire
Gloucestershire - Next course on 3rd October 2019
£140
This workshop offers one to one personal tutelage, in a small group, with Colin Hawkins of Loco Glass, one of New Brewery Arts’ resident makers. During the experience you will learn all about the hotshop where the glass is made, and have a little look around the rest of the studio to get an idea of what it takes to make a piece come to life. You will start your session by getting comfortable with how the molten glass moves by making a keyring. This item shows you basic colour...

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