In-person course
in Towcester

Fused glass sunflower workshop for beginners - 1 day

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Description

Fused Glass Sunflower - make your own brightly coloured glass Sunflower window art approx 23cm across on this 1-day workshop suitable for beginners. Discover the pleasures of glass fusing while making your own colourful sunflower glass art - ready to hang in your window. The materials and tools needed to create your own sunflower are all provided, with enough time to make a piece like the ones shown. You'll be using coloured fusible glass to make your sunflower, and learn how to cut glass, as well as the basics of kiln operation along the way! The course is structured as 1 day, using a pre-fired centre circle piece we provide. We'll start out by learning to cut glass to a basic standard; you'll then cut the 48 petal sections from 3 different colours of amber glass. Once you've finished cutting the petals you'll begin to assemble your sunflower using the centre circle section we've already fired. We've allowed plenty ot time for this important step as the appearance of your sunflower depends on getting this stage right! After firing you'll be able to collect your sunflower - you're now ready to enjoy your art at home! This class will give you a brief introduction to glass cutting, tack fusing, including the differences between the types of glass you can fuse with, and some of the essentials of kiln operation and is suitable for all levels, especially beginners. y beginners.

What's included in the price?

The course cost includes: All the coloured glass, frit and other materials needed to make your sunflower Use of all tools, apron, goggles and other protective gear Lunch & Refreshments during the class Maximum class size 4 people Your sunflower to collect after firing in the kiln (3-5 days) Written notes on the workshop with basic firing details for future projects Eligibility for our Project Day Programme Class runs from 10-30 to (approx) 5pm at our Northants studio just outside Towcester

Duration

1 day (10:30am to 5:30pm)

Cancellation policy

Easy - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts

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Vitreus Art

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Venue

Vitreus Art at Bell Plantation, Watling Street, Towcester, Northamptonshire, NN12 6GX

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Wheelchair users
  • Intermediate level
  • Public transport
  • Parking provided
  • Suitable for beginners
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