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Glass Fusing with Enamels - Two Day Course

Glass Fusing with Enamels - Two Day Course

Course Provider: Steve Robinson Glass Ltd

Contact Name: Hannah Robinson

Telephone: 01437 721357

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Address:
The Glass Studio
Goat Street
St Davids
Pembrokeshire
SA62 6RQ

Course Length: Two Days

Price: £450

5 star rating, 5 reviewers.

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Course Start Dates
Friday 22nd September 2017

Description:

What will I learn? Steve is one of only a few professional glass artists choosing to work with enamel powders to colour the glass (as opposed to using pre-coloured glass). He has developed his own techniques for working with these enamels, creating unique patterns and effects. Steve will share these techniques with you, and take you step- by-step through the glass-fusing process so that you can create your own unique piece of fused glass art.

Whats the plan? On day one, as well as glass cutting and mould making, you will be able to make several sample pieces whilst you practise your enamel application techniques. These samples will serve as ‘drafts’ for the main piece that you will be making on the following day. They will be fired in the kiln on the first night so that you can see how they have turned out on the morning of day two.

On day two you will be able to focus all day on making your main piece which can be up to 60cm x 30cm in size. This course is all about design progression, and learning from your first attempts with the samples – assessing what has worked, and what maybe didn’t come out quite as you expected – so that you can make appropriate adjustments in your finished design.

Who else will be there? Places will be strictly limited to five per workshop to allow everyone ample access to Steve’s expertise.

What can I take home with me? You will be making your own unique glass wall-hanging, to a maximum size of 30cm x 60cm. You can create any design that you wish, perhaps taking inspiration from our coastal surroundings or you can bring some ideas with you. You will be making samples on the first day, which you will also be able to take home. Your fired pieces will be ready for you to collect by Midday on the Sunday (or we can send it to you via courier for an additional charge if you are not able to collect in person).

Whats the cost? The cost of each place is £450. This must be paid in full to secure your place. We accept payment by credit/debit card over the phone, by cheque or by bank transfer.

Can I bring a friend? To allow everyone plenty of space to work only those paying for a place will be able to attend during the day; however your friends and family are welcome to come in at the end of the day to see the fruits of your labours before your piece is fired in the kiln, and again the following day for the grand kiln-opening!

Where is it? At Steve’s fully equipped studio in the heart of St Davids in the picturesque coastal Pembrokeshire National Park. The address is The Steve Robinson Glass Studio, Goat Street, St Davids, Pembrokeshire SA62 6RQ.

Where can I stay? We will be pleased to do all we can to help you make the most of your visit to Pembrokeshire. Please just ask if you would like details of recommended accommodation in or around St Davids.

How do I book? Call us now on 01437 721357 with your card details to secure your place. Alternatively let us know if you wish to pay by bank transfer and we will send you our account details. Upon receipt of cleared payment we will write to you confirming your place.

What's included in the price?

The all-inclusive cost covers your tuition, all materials that you will be using, protective mask and apron, a lovely lunch at the pub up the road, the item you make to take home (and sample pieces you will make too), and fixings with which to hang it.


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It was such a privilidge to spend two days with Steve in his wonderful and spacious workshop. My experience exceeded all my expectations as Steve's encouragement, willingness to share his wealth of experience and ability to coax me beyond my boundaries took me way beyond what I believed I could achieve and even stirred a few tears when the kiln was opened! I have brought home a beautiful glass panel that I am both delighted and proud to have installed as a splashback in my new kitchen! Thank you so much, Steve for all that you shared.

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Having done a 1-day course with Steve in Sept ’16, I couldn’t wait for the 2-day course and it was fantastic. As always, he is incredibly patient and helpful while at the same time, allowing you to create your own little [or not so little] piece of beauty.
The 2-day course gives the opportunity to learn new techniques as well as being able to practice on the first day so that you can see what works and what doesn’t, still giving plenty of time to create something wondrous.
I cannot wait to book another course!
St Davids is a wonderful location and the landscape gives plenty of ideas and inspiration for your work of art.

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yet again with Steve's excellent support and knowledge of glass I have produced a piece that I am extremely proud to display at home. Many thanks

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I have just had the best Easter weekend at Steve Robinson's glass studio. The two day course allows you to experiment with colours and techniques, on day one, and then see your results on day two, in order to complete your masterpiece by the end! The kiln opening is excessively exciting, and beyond believable that everything comes out looking so beautiful. I can't wait to have another go....

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Wow! This two day course exceeded my expectations , it was my third course with Steve and it didn't disappoint. We were introduced to new techniques which allowed us to experiment with our creativity and stretch our abilities. The joy of two days gives you the opportunity to do "test" designs as we got to fire Friday's work and see the colours that then informed what we could do on Saturday.
Steve as ever was a great teacher, helping us all to expand our thinking and skills.
I would thoroughly recommend this course I have learnt so much and created so many pieces of unique art work. Thanks to all the team.

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