Stained Glass Fusing Easter Workshop - Ruth Adams
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About the Course
Glass fusing is an immediate and popular technique of melting glass. Learn the basics of glass fusing to make either a decorative bowl or platter and four coasters.
You will have time to plan and make your project as well as experiment with different fusing techniques using frits, stringers, inclusions, oxides and high firing enamels. You will learn about glass compatibility and different firing cycles for fusing and slumping glass into moulds. A fun, easy technique suitable for beginners and anyone who wants to develop their creative skills in glass.
Continuing students can develop their design and craft skills as well as try out new techniques e.g. Fusing, Copper foil, Kiln Fired glass painting.
Ruth Adams has taught Fired Stained Glass Painting at Central Saint Martins where she previously completed her postgraduate studies in glass with Distinction. She taught stained glass for 10 years at The City Literary Institute in Central London. Ruth re located to Stroud where she works as a practicing artist and set up the glass department within the Arts School at Stroud College. She is a respected educator within this field with an enormous amount of experience and enthusiasm to help you engage with this fantastic subject.
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What's included in the price?
Your fee includes the finest materials to make a bowl or platter and 4 coasters. If you want to make larger work you may choose to buy some additional materials from a supplier or the tutor. The workshop is suitable to make domestic rather than architectural scale work.
The college has a café including hot and cold drinks, sandwiches, salads and hot snacks. The college is also within five minutes walking distance to a Tesco supermarket and 15 minutes walk from Stroud town centre.