Course Start DatesThursday 6th February 2020
About the Course
Would you like to take your first steps to becoming a glass artist?
Would you like to learn to do something that you are going to love?
YES - congratulations you have found the right place
Your two-day workshop will fully equip you to design, create, fire and slump your beautiful own work. At the end of the two days you will know all and basics – including using your kiln – and be able to work independently.
Sign up and book on my website for a 20% discount code you can use on everything including this workshop. Want a different date? Contact me and I'll be very happy to sort that out for you.
(Supported studio hire available after the workshop if you don’t have your own studio – yet!).
On this 2 day workshop you will make a number of items, using specialist glass, to learn how to use a variety of skills and techniques. You will then design and make your own piece and write your own kiln schedule, so you are confident that you can work on your own in the future.
By the end of the workshop you will have achieved the following:
you will know how to keep safe when working with glass
you will understand the properties of glass and firing what to consider when designing your work
you will know how to cut glass
you will be familiar with the different elements that you can use in your design
you will be able to assemble and prepare a piece for the kiln
you will have started to understand firing and have writing your first kiln schedule
you will have learnt some ways to finish and present your work and put some of those into practise on your own piece.
the 2 day workshop can be taken on consecutive days or on split days. It’s up to you. each day starts at 9.30am and finishes by 5pm. A lovely sandwich lunch is included on each day as well as many drinks and cake as you desire.
The studio is based at my home in Crowborough, East Sussex and is fully equipped with everything that you will need to make beautiful work.
Crowborough is on the edge of the Ashdown Forest which is an ancient area of open heathland occupying the highest sandy ridge-top of the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It’s claim to fame is that Sir Arthur Conan Doyle the author who bought the world Sherlock Holmes was a former resident but he’s not our only celebrity (not that you’ll bump into anyone) Crowborough is 7 miles (11 km) south-west of Royal Tunbridge Wells and 35 miles (56 km) south of London. It has road and rail links It is the most populous inland village in East Sussex.
If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.
What's included in the price?
Lunch and all refreshments.
All course handouts and a suppliers list, fun comes as standard. Ongoing support after the course and access to supported studio hire