Craft Courses
Learn creative, craft and artisan skills
at courses across the UK

3 Day Crash Course in Fused glass with one of the UKs leading glass artists

3 Day Crash Course in Fused glass with one of the UKs leading glass artists

Course Provider: The Silver Zebra

Contact Name: Deborah Moses

Telephone: 01270 526014

View Website / Book Online

Contact course provider

Address:
Fields farm
Wimboldsley
Middlewich
Cheshire
CW10 0LZ

Course Length: 3 Days 10am - 4pm

Price: £245

5 star rating, 6 reviewers.

Gift vouchers available

Contact course provider


Course Start Dates
Saturday 28th October 2017
Saturday 4th November 2017
Friday 12th January 2018
Friday 9th February 2018
Friday 16th March 2018
Thursday 10th May 2018

Description:

1st day - what will I learn? Lots! All the basics of glass fusion inc: easy glass cutting, creating shapes, which glass to fire, tools & how to use frits, organic elements, stringers & many other compatible materials. What will I make? Glass lace, a set of coasters & a free standing sculpture. In the afternoon you can choose to make a bowl, vessel or wall panel. [this day is the same as our intro day]

2nd day - What will I learn? Kiln care & use, preparation & programmes! we will also go through vital temps for full or tack fusing & slumping your glass. Lots of Tips, tricks & Problem solving! You will learn how to incorporate glass paints, enamels, drawing with frits, adding or removing bubbles in your work & how to make small cast elements with freeze n fuse! We will also show you how to go about planning projects before you start cutting your glass. What will I make? 3 slumped bowls or flat wall tiles, 1 candle bridge & jewellery components...Samples with time permitting

3rd day - What will I learn? Kiln carving to add relief/embossed textures and form to your work, manipulating glass stringers & how to incorporate inclusions & your beautiful glass lace from day one! Experiment with leaves, organic inclusions & wire. What will I make? A sculpted & tack fused Tryptic: Your set of 3 wall panels will incorporate all the elements learned from your last 2 days inc kiln carving techniques or you may create a 30 x 30cm panel/bowl Time allowing please feel free to create extra samples of work, jewellery cabochons etc.... HAVE A PLAY :)

**All you need to know and more to get started in the fused glass world**

What's included in the price?

All the materials you will need for your glass course will be provided to you.
FREE Refreshments throughout the day
A farmhouse 2 course lunch made from our own grown produce with homemade cakes or biscuits
Tuition
Handouts

Please visit our website for all dates and details


Want to review this course?

I recently did Deborah's 3 day workshop on glass fusing and it was a really worthwhile experience. I had dabbled a couple of times before with glass fusing and really wanted to be able to get my teeth into it. Deborah's course was just what I needed - it covered all the basics plus more in-depth information.

The group size was small, so we all had as much attention as we needed. The homemade lunches were lovely, too!

I can certainly recommend this course for anyone who thinks they might like to have a go at glass fusing, or for someone who's had a go at a half-day/one-day course and feels that a day is not long enough! I do feel I learnt a lot from Deborah and that the course was value for money.

-

Thoroughly enjoyed all three days, learnt a lot, made a lot of pieces, met lovely people and shared some delicious food. Can't recall being so satisfyingly absorbed in an activity. Deborah is an excellent teacher, generous with her knowledge, ideas and materials. Course is excellent value for money.

-

Had an amazing time, met new friends, learned so very much, ate wonderful food and brought away memories and many glass inspirations, the whole thing was well taught with an informality that made everyone comfortable with the work they produced.

-

I was looking for a course that would give me a good foundation to learn and develop my understanding of fused glass. The course was perfectly structured - a large variety of projects with all the guidance and materials we needed. I loved the fact that we were encouraged to use our own creativity rather than everyone producing something that looked the same. Deborah is extremely knowledgeable and an excellent tutor... she is obviously very passionate about her art. She made us very welcome and the lunches she provided were lovely (she's an excellent chef!). I would recommend Deborah's courses to anyone - I will definitely be back for the Intermediate Course in a few months.

-

Superb course, 3days of glass and great food, Deborah is very knowledgable with years of making glass art as it runs in the family.
We started making simple coasters (square pieces) just to get used to glass cutting, then moved on to one medium size glass art piece using glass frit, next we made 3 squares of glass concentrating on surface design and texture, the last day we made our final 3panel piece.
It was a great 3days and more than I expected, very pleased to now have glass art on my wall and to say I made that!

-

Read more

-

Review this course

Your email address will not be used in any way unless you decide to sign up to our newsletter.
:   
 
 
 
 

Browse all UK Kiln formed or fused glass courses, and Glass art courses


Gold Badge
What does this mean?

This craft course provider has been awarded Gold status for receiving 10 or more 5 star ratings from previous students.

The Students' Choice award ensures that course providers get recognised for their efforts in the teaching and practice of UK craft.

They also allow tutors to gain valuable feedback on their courses and for new students to find the course that's right for them.

  • Accessible by public transport
  • Accommodation
  • Disabled access
  • Suitable for events & groups
  • Teen friendly