Kiln formed or fused glass courses

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Fused glass, slumped glass, warm glass and kiln formed glass courses, classes and workshops are taught all across the UK. Kiln-formed, fused or warm glass workshops will cover techniques such as fusing, slumping and other processes which use a variety of temperatures and the kiln to form the finished piece. Glass fusing means using heat to reshape, bend or join together two pieces of glass. Glass slumping courses will teach using moulds to make the glass take a particular shape. A more skilled level, ‘glass casting courses’ will involve using moulds and molten glass to create any shape. Other techniques that may be taught are glass combing (using tools to shape warm glass within a kiln) and fire polishing, which is used to create an attractive shiny surface.

Next course on 19th January 2018
New for 2018!!! On this exciting step by step 2 day journey into glass we will explore several disciplines and techniques and how to apply them, suitable for those with just the basic skills in glass or intermediates. (do call if you would like more information on skills needed) A perfect follow on from our fused glass crash course or our introduction workshop. 10am - 5pm £230 inc materials, refreshments and of course our farmhouse...
Next course on 10th November 2017
This workshop offers a wonderful introduction to the art of kiln formed glass, using solely Bullseye transparent, opal and iridescent glass. You will gain an understanding of the materials, techniques and processes involved while producing your own masterpiece! Using sheet glass, frits, stringers and wire, you will be shown how to cut glass, add inclusions and create voids & bubbles. These one day courses run twice a month on Friday and Saturdays, if there are...
Next course on 28th October 2017
What will I learn? Steve is one of only a few professional glass artists choosing to work with enamel powders to colour the glass (as opposed to using pre-coloured glass). He has developed his own techniques for working with these enamels, creating unique patterns and effects. Steve will share these techniques with you, and take you step- by-step through the glass-fusing process so that you can create your own unique piece of fused glass art....
Hello and welcome to smARTsy! I offer fused glass and Tiffany style copper foiling sessions from my cosy workshop in Ratby, which is located between Groby and Kirby Muxloe, and only about 20 minutes from Loughborough, Leicester, & Melton. With spaces limited to only 9 people, you will have plenty of support as you learn about these beautiful art forms. If you book a glass fusion session, after a brief introduction, you will learn about...
Dilys Fisher of Rosy M Design has been running enamelling courses since 2005. This is a wonderful ancient craft where enamel powder (ground glass) is applied to copper and is then fired in a kiln for approx. 1 minute until the enamel becomes molten and attaches to the copper. If 3 students book together its £45 each, 2 students £67.50 each or 1 student £135. Courses are suitable for both complete beginners and those with...
Learn about the art of fused glass within this relaxed, small group workshop. You will be free to create your own designs and explore ideas with lots of personal attention. This mean that you be guaranteed to take away fused glass pieces that exceed you expectations as a beginner. Within the workshop you will learn how to cut glass safely, learn about the different types of glass available to fuse with and experiment with the...
Enamelling is the art of fusing glass to metal at high temperatures, using a kiln. In a one day class you will learn the basics of enamelling, including equipment, materials and then counter-enamelling. I will then go on to teach you several techniques such as sifting, wet packing, applying media. I can also help you develop existing skills by adding techniques to the classes such as as wire work, swirling and grisaille. I also do...
Next course on 28th October 2017
Glass Fusing & Kiln Forming Introductory course - 2 days 10am - 5pm The brand new Hart Glass studio will be holding glass fusing workshops from the end of August 2017. We’re in the same location in Cavendish, Suffolk, but now with three new dedicated areas of work; a large light and airy cutting room, kiln and cold working room and mould making room, courses are set to be better than ever! We will be...
Flamework/Lampwork bead making is the process of making glass beads using; in this case, a hot head. In this beginner's class (for up to 2 people) we will look at: equipment and health and safety, using the torch, making a basic doughnut shaped bead, plus decoration and some shaping. Expect to make around 8 beads in this 3 hour session, I can also help you build on existing skills such as making sculptural animal beads,...
Come and enjoy a one day Introduction to Glass Fusing in the lovely North Cornish village of Kilkhamton, 5 miles from Bude. The fused glass workshops run from 9.45am to 4.30pm in our lovely and spacious studio. The methods you will learn include kiln carving- using fibre paper to create a design for a clear glass cheese/food plate for your first project, then exploring the use of frit (ground pieces of coloured glass- think caster,...