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Beginners fused glass - one day workshop - a great introduction to the Art of Glass - Bognor Regis

Beginners glass fusing

Duration: 1 day 10am to 4pm

Price: £130

Book with: Jan Simpson
at Koru Arts

Orchard Way
Bognor Regis
West Sussex

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About the Course

Learn how to work with frit, stringers and cut glass to create your own work of art. You will learn how to handle and cut glass safely and to understand how the process of fusing works. This is a great course that will allow you to attend follow on specialist days in my studio working on projects of your choice.

You will then spend the afternoon making one or more pieces to your own design under our expert guidance and supervision.

3 students to a class to ensure plenty of attention.

We will fuse and shape your pieces in the kiln and can then post them to you or arrange for you to collect them within two weeks of your course.

My new studio is located in Bognor Regis, only 7 minutes from the main Chichester Bypass and easily accessible by train and car. The studio is situated in a beautiful garden setting behind my home.

Full payment for courses is due on booking. Fees are non refundable within 30 days of your course unless we can fill your place. Please note that we can accept payment online by debit or credit card, by bank transfer or in person.

If you book as a group of three I can offer you a 10% discount. I will set group bookings on dates to suit you whenever possible. Please contact me to organise your booking.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

No previous experience of glass fusing is required and all materials and tools are supplied. Lunch is not included, however all the major supermarkets are within a 5 minute drive along with a variety of fast food outlets.

Please bring a sketchbook, pencils and a packed lunch with you.

Drinks, cakes and biscuits will be supplied throughout the day.

Clothes should be loose, layered and comfortable. Please ensure your legs and feet are covered and wear plenty of layers as when the kilns are working it can get warm in the studio.

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An absolutely fantastic course, Jan and Alison are both welcoming and very knowledgeable on the subject, making for an informative and enjoyable day.

Plenty of theory, advice on tools and techniques, and enough time to get very 'hands on' with as much or little support as you need (as an absolute beginner I needed plenty!)

The course is suitable for all abilities, from complete novice to those with more experience in working with glass. I would definitely recommend it.

- - #7214

A fantastic day, love all things glass, thought I would try to make something and hopefully learn a new skill in the process.
The day is not disappoint, 3 of us on the course, all made to feel very welcome - chocolate cake as well!
As described on the website, morning spent learning the 'technical bits & how to use the various tools safely', afternoon, the fun bit making our chosen piece.
Will be going again! Looking forward to seeing the finished product once it comes out the kiln.

- - #5839

A fantastic day , Jan explains everything really well and then helps you create something that you feel really proud of. A nice homemade lunch and opportunities to chat with the other participants .

- - #1579

I completed this course earlier in the week. Fantastic!

Tuition is clear and easy to follow, and Jan is on hand to guide you through any techniques you may find tricky and offer alternatives where appropriate.

Can't wait to see the result. As a practicing fine artist, I enjoyed stretching my repertoire and discovering a new area of work to consider.

I would recommend this course for any stage in the artistic journey, from beginner to pro.

- - #1433

A great day learning the basics of glass fusion including some good theory of tools materials and techniques and interspersed with lots of practical work, developing techniques and the designing and making a large piece of my own, with good support from Jan. A thoroughly enjoyable and relaxing day, totally absorbed in creative glass work. The lunch was great too.

- - #877

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Course Start Dates

Monday 20th January 2020
Monday 17th February 2020
Sunday 8th March 2020
  • Accessible by public transport
  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Suitable for events & groups
  • Weekends

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