Scrap glass mosaic workshop (1 day) in Sheffield, South Yorkshire

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Description

Tutor: Kate Billington. This is a one day scrap glass mosaic workshop based in Martin's studio at the learning centre at Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet in Sheffield. This workshop is for beginners as well as the more advanced student, the workshop 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 such as glass and solder are supplied by Kate at no extra cost. What will I make on the workshop? You will have the opportunity to make a Glass Mosaic Tile using a big choice of different types of glass. You will have the choice of a number of different base patterns to choose from (see examples above), each mosaic tile measures 15cm x 15cm What will I learn on the workshop? You will learn all the basic skills needed to make a glass tile mosaic tile such as: • Selecting suitable glass • Scoring and breaking glass to shape • Positioning glass pieces appropriately • Use of suitable adhesives • Grouting process • Finishing 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. • This course involves working with lead, for safety reasons it is recommends that pregnant women do not attend.

What's included in the price?

All materials are provided at no extra cost. Lunch is not available in the studio, it is recommended that you bring your own lunch or that you purchase lunch at the cafe. 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

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

Cancellation policy

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

Maker


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.

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Wheelchair users
  • Limited mobility
  • Hen dos
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • Public transport
  • Parking provided
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
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Venue

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