Screen Printing with Fused Glass Workshop for Beginners

One of Maureen's finished fused pieces
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Description

Screen Printing with Fused Glass - make two pieces of screen printed fused art approx 200mm wide on this 1-day workshop suitable for beginners.

Learn how to create stylish and detailed images with fused glass while learning about fusing.
The materials and tools needed to create your own screen printed art are provided, with enough time to make two pieces like the ones shown.

You'll be using coloured glass powders and making stencils to make two pieces of glass art, each approx 15x20cm in size.

You'll learn how to create a stencil-ready design, cut out your designs in card and then transfer your design on to the surface of your glass using a silk-screen and coloured glass powders. When fired, your images will be permanently fused to the surface of the glass.

This class will give you an introduction to screen printing with powders - a great way to make crisper and more detailed images than normally achieved with frits and enamels.

We suggest you come with design ideas suitable for cutting in to a stencil, and consider how you will cut your design out of card with a scalpel. We can help you create your design, as well as help you scale your image to fit the glass size of 15x20cm.

After firing your fused glass images will be ready to take home.

"Lovely course in wonderful surroundings ." - Julia

Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

The course cost includes:

All the glass, powders and other materials needed to make your two art pieces
Use of all tools, apron, mask and other protective gear
Lunch from the Bell Cafe & Refreshments during the class
Maximum class size 4 people
Your pieces to collect after firing in the kiln (2-3 days)
An acrylic plate stand to display your pieces on
Eligibility for our Project Day Programme
Class runs from 10-30 to (approx) 5pm at our Northants studio just outside Towcester

Maker

Mike Caddy or Jenny Timms at Vitreus Art

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Venue

Vitreus Art at Bell Plantation
Watling Street
Towcester
Northamptonshire
NN12 6GX

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Intermediate level
  • Limited mobility
  • Parking provided
  • Public transport
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Wheelchair users

Duration

1 day (10:30am to 5:00pm)

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