Fused Glass day course beginners/intermediate
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About the Course
In this one day (6 hour) course you will learn the basics of glass fusing. You can expect to make a main piece approximately 20cm x 20cm plus an extra smaller piece of your choice. Some people prefer to make a number of smaller pieces rather than one large piece...the choice is up to you!
Based in a lovely rural setting just outside Reading, I run small workshops with a maximum of 4 people which means you will receive lots of individual tuition. No previous experience is necessary for you to be able to achieve great results!
I graduated from Brunel university with a first class honours degree and am a practicing glass artist selling and exhibiting my work in galleries, I've also worked in the art department of a busy secondary school so i've plenty of experience in both the Arts and educational field. Classes are adapted to suit individuals and there is plenty of scope for individuality ...so you can arrive with your own ideas or alternatively I have projects already set up for those who would prefer to work that way.
If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.
What's included in the price?
All glass, metal foils, frits etc are included. Tea, coffee, biscuits and light refreshments are provided. Participants will need to bring a packed lunch.
This is a great course in a lovely setting. Nicola explains everything very well and supplies all you need. There are examples of work to inspire you. I made a dish and coaster. I am so pleased with them. All my friends are very impressed! I would definitely recommend this course, the time just flew by. I'll definitely be going back ... thank you Nicola.
LindaE Attewell - - #13740
Had such a great day. Glass fusion is so absorbing and creative. Can’t wait to see my seascape when it’s fired. Thanks Nicky for your help and patience.
Linda - - #13504
just enjoyed my third day course with Nicky... as with all other days, thoroughly enjoyable and informative... learn a lot each time and pleased to bring home astonishingly good glass products, beyond my expectations... thank you Nicky
barbara - - #13093
Thoroughly enjoyed the day spent making my bowl and coaster. Nicky was a great host and was so encouraging and supportive. It was the first time I had worked with glass but her patient teaching made it a success and I was thrilled with the final product. I'm looking forward to coming back to develop my skills. Highly recommended!
Glass Fusion - - #12884
I had a great day trying a new craft. Lots of support for design and help in putting things together. Very pleased with the results. A lovely day.
Eileen - - #12688
I really enjoyed our workshop with Nicky. A lovely day spent learning a new craft, and I was so surprised at what I managed to create in just one day! Nicky provided great support and guidance, and expert assistance where required. I would really recommend her workshop to anyone looking to try a fun new creative craft - you'll be amazed what you can produce!
Kathryn - - #12670
I had a great day! Nicky was excellent at explaining and motivating. I am really pleased with the coasters and angel I made. It has given me confidence to try other things. It was good to achieve so much in one day. I would definitely recommend having a go!
Sue C - - #11825
This was a wonderful day spent in a lovely surroundings. Nicky was very good at explaining everything and very supporting with some great ideas. This was my first attempt at working with glass, but I was very pleased with my results. I would recommend this to anyone that would like to try it as you will be surprised with your results.
Corrinne - - #11635
A wonderful experience especially for a novice like me. Nickie was so helpful and patient and made our group so welcome. Cannot wait to go again.
Gaye - - #11629
A very enjoyable workshop. Nicky explained clearly how to create the fused glass pieces. She gave us guidance on shapes, colours and materials to use. As a small group we had tutuion when needed and the day past quickly. Couldn't wait to see the fired pieces. I am now the proud owner of a two lovely piece of fused glass created by me!
Sue - - #11627
I really enjoyed this workshop, the day flew as I was so absorbed in my piece. Nicky is a great teacher, very relaxed and on hand when you need help. She is very friendly and welcoming and the workshop is well equipped with lots of pretty glass to choose from.
I couldn't believe what I achieved in one day and am already planning another day,
Thank you Nicky.
Marie - - #11625
I love Nicky's workshops. She offers just the right amount of guidance and instruction, allowing you to be as creative as you want, offering tips here and there but always allowing the participant to do what they want. I would thoroughly recommend this workshop to anyone wanting to explore glass fusion. I'm already looking forward to booking my third session!
Michele Cawte - - #11613
I had a throughly enjoyable day, and would recommend it. Great fun!!!
Never attempted anything like this before but was so amazed at what I'd achieved. Nicky is so knowledgeable and patient.
It's a small group so you get individual guidance which enabled me to create a beautiful piece of glass art which now has pride of place in my home.
The best day ever!!
Can't wait to go again
Carla - - #11609
Great course. I found it relaxing and really enjoyable becauseI got so absorbed in making my pieces. Nicky was very welcoming and an excellent teacher. Thoroughly recommend this course.
Sarah - - #11580
We had such a lovely day. So relaxing with a lovely patient tutor. I am so pleased with my pieces of glass. From knowing nothing about glass fusion to producing our works of art was so much fun. Can't wait to go again.
Linda - - #11431
Thoroughly enjoyable day, I would really recommend it.
Really pleased with what I was able to achieve with Nicky's guidance and support , despite my not having had any experience of glass cutting before. The small group size allows for plenty of individual help and assistance, hence good progress being made and allowing us to try different skills/techniques and use different types of glass.
Anne - - #10479
I have been to three of these workshops and have loved every one. The time just flies by as you are so absorbed putting together your creation. Nicky is very patient and helpful with lots of design ideas from simple to more complicated as you progress. We have also made some wonderful Christmas glass decorations, stars, angels and snowflakes which look fantastic hanging on the tree. I would thoroughly recommend anyone trying out this fascinating hobby and can't wait for my next visit.
Peta Kennedy - - #9685
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Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.
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