Our very own Liz Sparkes might be best known for her splash backs, but more recently she has also become known as “The Queen of Skies”, with her land and seascapes.
Having learned from some of the best teachers in the glass field, such as Paul Messink and Kelly Crosser Alge, she has also undertaken classes in other mediums, such as watercolours, abstraction and printing which have also influenced her work in glass. She has continued to develop her own style and methods for creating landscapes, borrowing ideas from these many sources.
In this 4 day Masterclass, Liz will explore 3 ways of creating landscapes
Using powders to create painterly landscapes
Using enamels and multiple layers of glass to create 3 dimensional work.
Using inclusions to create more abstracted work.
The class is designed to help glass makers explore their craft and interpret images and what they see around them in glass, as well as tips and tricks on working with different materials and glasses for different effects.
It is also suitable for artists from other mediums who would like to understand how to interpret their landscape ideas into glass.
Liz will also cover ways to display your work professionally.
Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.
All materials are provided. Students are invited to bring their own basic tools if they own them, otherwise tools may be provided.
Refreshments and a light lunch are included.
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