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Beginners/improvers glass fusing workshop in Hemingford Grey, Cambridgeshire

Duration: 10am to 4:00pm

Price: £75

Book with: Carole Pollock
at Gore Tree Studio

5 Gore Tree Road
Hemingford Grey
PE28 9BP

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About the Course

Gore Tree Studio is a glass art and crafts studio in a quaint little village called Hemingford Grey in Cambridgeshire, near the River Great Ouse, run by owner artist Carole Pollock.

Each beginners/improvers workshop is designed for beginners/improvers to learn new skills and techniques in a friendly rural setting in a small class (to ensure you get lots of individual tuition).

During the day, you will learn the basic aspects of glass fusing - how to cut glass, about the different types and qualities of fusing glass, firing schedules and be encouraged to create your masterpiece.
You will be able to make one or two fused glass pieces (e.g. small wave/curve, coaster, small dish or sun catcher or piece of jewellery). You may have your own creative ideas, if not, I have sample projects/ideas you can try.

Cost £75 (plus £5 if slumping required and/or £5 for findings and glue for jewellery). Your glass pieces will be available for collection 7-10 days after the workshop.

If you and a friend or two would like to attend your own workshop, contact Gore Tree Studio to arrange a convenient date.

More workshop dates to be added.

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?

All tools, materials and glass are provided along with refreshments and lots of homemade yummy cake (aids the creative flow).

There will be breaks for tea, coffee, cordial and yummy cake/biscuits (provided and baked by Carole) and lunch. You just need to bring your enthusiasm, suitable clothing, closed in shoes and packed lunch.

Want to review this course?

Carole is superb at explaining the art of Glass Fusing. Although I had done a little before, I learnt more about the science behind glass fusing from Carole.
Groups are small (max 3) and there is plenty of time to produce your ideas.
Have just collected my fired items and I’m thrilled with the results.
I will be back !

- - #21995

As a complete beginner to working with glass, I thoroughly enjoyed my day with Carole. I laughed a lot, learned a huge amount about the craft and found creativity that I didn’t know existed! Carole managed our different experience levels well and allowed each of us to work at our individual pace offering support when requested. I have come away with some surprisingly beautiful pieces, so huge thanks to Carole and my fellow participants for a truly memorable day. I would heartily recommend this course to anyone who has an interest in the subject.

- - #21660

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Course Start Dates

Sunday 22nd September 2019

  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Suitable for events & groups
  • Weekends

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