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Introduction to fused glass (1 day) in Sheffield, South Yorkshire

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Description

Tutor: Martin McAssey. Martin is a professionally qualified teacher with many year’s experience of teaching fused glass classes. This is a one day fused glass workshop based in Martin's studio in the learning centre at Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet, Sheffield. This workshop is for beginners as well as the more advanced student; and is run with a maximum of ten students ensuring that each student receives individual attention. Each student has use of a workbench with all the tools and equipment they will need while taking part in the workshop. All patterns and materials are supplied by Martin at no extra cost. What will I make on the workshop? You will have the opportunity to make a couple of window hangings, a set of four coasters and a small bowl. All pieces made on the day will be fired and available for pickup two weeks after the workshop, if you are unable to pick up your work it will be posted to you (please note a £10 postage and packing fee will apply). What will I learn on the workshop? You will learn all the basic skills needed to make a couple of window hangings, a set of four coasters and a small bowl. Such as: • Scoring and breaking glass. • Types of glass used. • Materials that can be used such as frits, powders, stringers, confetti, papers & metals. • Techniques for different effects. • Use of mould's. • How to put it all together. Please note: • It is recommended that you bring reading glasses for close work. • It is recommended that you wear sensible shoes (no open toed shoes) when attending the workshop. • It is also recommended that you wear old clothes. For more information about this workshop please contact Martin via the 'Ask a question' above.

What's included in the price?

All materials such as glass are provided by Martin at no extra cost. Lunch is not available in Martin's studio, it is recommended that you bring your own lunch. Please note that the learning centre cafe is closed on Friday, teas and coffees are available through the day and a selection of cakes will be served at lunchtime.

Duration

5 hours (10:00am to 3:00pm)

Cancellation policy

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

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Martin McAssey Glass

with Craft Courses since 2018

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Martin is a professionally qualified teacher with many year’s experience of teaching stained glass courses in Sheffield, Chesterfield and throughout South Yorkshire. He specialises in teaching stained glass but also runs fused glass and glass painting one day workshops. Martin has taught stained glass classes for Sheffield College and Chesterfield College. Martin is also a member of the Contemporary Glass Society (CGS) and the Artist Network.

Venue

The Learning Centre, Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet, Abbeydale Road South, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S7 2QW

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Wheelchair users
  • Limited mobility
  • Hen dos
  • Public transport
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Parking provided
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Weekends
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