Probably one of the most creative and inspirational courses working with glassmaking in London, This one day a week course is an intensive programme of study, structured to enable you to further develop both your design and glass making skills. It has consistently provided learners with the opportunity to develop their art and design portfolios for progression onto further & higher education courses and careers in Art & Design industry.
The course aims to encourage your individual creative thinking through challenging design briefs working with visual research and design development, develop practical glass skills to a good standard for the creation of final designs in response to a project brief. We have excellent links with leading to universities including RCA (Royal College of Arts), UCA (University for the Creative Arts), Sunderland University (The National Glass Centre)
Refunds are not available on this booking. Start dates may be amended on request.
Mode of delivery: in-center with social distancing and online plus. Practical activities and workshops will take place in-center with social distancing, whilst tutorials, research and contextual studies will take place online. The course is studio-based with projects and an encouragement to develop personal ideas and a commitment to explore practical glass skills in the studios.
Research, design development, drawing and practical work developing glass techniques like fusing, slumping, mould making 3D casting, Patte de Verre, printing, coldworking, lamination, exploring materials and producing experimental and finished work. Your progress towards achieving the learning outcomes will be reviewed throughout the course. At the start of the course, you will have an opportunity to discuss these with your tutor and set your targets, linked to the learning outcomes and future goals i.e.: progression to glass-related degree courses, apprenticeships, or appropriate entry-level roles within the Glass, Art and Design industry.
Achievement on the course will be measured by completion of projects, course units and work produced for the final course exhibition. Teams and Moodle online platforms will be used to support learning. To ensure you make the best possible progress on your course, you will have regular constructive and supportive feedback from your tutors.
This craft course provider has been awarded Bronze status for receiving 1 or more 5 star ratings from previous students.
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33 weeks (flexible times to suit)
Next available date
10th September 2021