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Course Provider: Alx Creations

Contact Name: Alex Blakey

Telephone: 07789503729

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Address:
Unit 3B
Spa Fields Industrial Estate, New Street
Slaithwaite
Huddersfield
West Yorkshire
HD7 5BB

Course Length: 1 -2 days

Price: £120

5 star rating, 1 reviewers.

Gift vouchers available

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Course Start Dates
Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.

Description:

Kiln glass classes take the form of either Glass fusing and slumping or kiln carving. Glass fusing uses the kiln to create imagery in glass. In this session we will learn how to produce simple yet affective pieces of fused glass. A number of the pieces we produce can then be slumped to create functional works of art for the home, whilst the others can be used as jewellery or stand-alone works of art. You will learn about the use of frits, paints and foils to create different effects. Kiln carving is a type of kiln forming. The process uses materials such as fibreboard, fibre paper and plaster to add texture and relief to glass. In this class we will learn to create moulds for kiln carving out of a number of different materials. The course will introduce you to glass cutting techniques, firing schedules and cold working.

What's included in the price?

Both group and individual tuition
Materials
Use of facilities, tools and equipment
Parking
Tea, coffee and biscuits will also be provided.
Students may bring packed lunch or can visit one of Slaithwaite's award winning cafe's or shops.


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I booked onto this course with no knowledge of glass. A thoughrally enjoyable and informative day. My wife and I love our new glass bowl which I made. I would definitely recommend this course to anyone wishing to learn more about kiln glass. Its a good idea to take images as inspiration as I found this really helped me to come up with ideas. I would also recommend the local bakery for lunch.

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