An introduction to glass lampworking, best for beginners. In this session you will learn the basics of working with soft murano glass on a Nortel Red Max lampwork torch, familiarise yourself with the tools, equipment and materials.
A full safety briefing will take place followed by demonstrations using each technique to be covered in the course. This is a one-on-one session so you will receive constant guidance throughout your time.
During the course we will cover:
Heating up the glass
Applying glass to the mandrel
Basic bead making
Frit and stringer decoration
If you choose to have the beads made into a piece of jewellery or jewellery set, you will receive a 25% discount on the finished product(s) excluding the cost of the glass which is included in the price of the course.
Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.
All materials, use of equipment and refreshments included.
An apron and safety glasses are provided and must be worn by the participant (if you have any sight difficulties, contact lenses are preferable, however, clip on safety lenses for normal glasses can be provided)