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Fused Glass (2 days) in the Peak District

Fused Glass (2 days) in the Peak District

Course Provider: Zantium Studios Ltd

Contact Name: Alison Massey

Telephone: 01629824377

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Address:
Zantium Studios, Godfrey Hole House
Near Hopton
Wirksworth
Matlock
Derbyshire
DE4 4DF

Course Length: 2 days (10am-4.30pm)

Price: £190

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Course Start Dates
Thursday 7th September 2017

Description:

Explore the fascinating art of fused glass on this two day workshop.

An introduction to a wonderful array of glass in many forms. Learn how to cut, shape and assemble materials to create beautiful pieces of your own. Become familiar with different firing techniques and fuse finishes. Design 2D and 3D projects such as coasters, light catchers, bowls, platters, plant pot stakes or jewellery. Your creations will be kiln fired after the workshop for collection/postage at a later date.

Open to both beginners and those with experience.

Tutor: Ali Groschl

Ali is a qualified teacher with a passion for glass. From her home studio in Leicestershire she pursues an experimental approach – keeping her 3 kilns very busy! She enjoys a loyal following through her business smARTsy. We are delighted she has agreed to share her expertise here at Zantium Studios.

Start time: Join us from 10.00am for tea/coffee and introductions. Tuition starts at 10.30am
End time: Tuition finishes around 4.30pm

There is an hour for lunch and breaks whenever you wish.

• Purpose built studio in beautiful Peak District setting
• Relaxed, creative atmosphere
• 4 - 8 students per workshop
• Open to both beginners and those with experience
• Good fresh food, homemade cakes
• Accommodation on site and nearby if required
• Private groups welcome (minimum 4 people)

What's included in the price?

The fee includes professional tuition, lunches and refreshments. An additional materials & kiln firing fee applies : £40 – £60 for the 2-day course, depending upon your chosen projects.

A wide selection of materials will be available, including sheet glass, frit, stringer, confetti, dichroic, vitrigraph stringer, chopped cane, cabochons (handmade by Ali) and Glass Line (liquid glass) in a range of colours and finishes.

All tools and equipment are provided. You will be required to wear safety glasses when cutting glass.

A tasty light lunch is included in the course fee. Please let us know of any special dietary requirements. Tea, coffee and biscuits are available all day to help yourself and there will be home-made cake mid afternoon.

Your work will be ready to collect 2 or 3 weeks after the course. Items can be carefully packaged and posted to you for an additional charge.


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