This is a technical workshop aimed at giving you new creative skills with glass. You will learn a number of different ways of creating texture in your work and create samples for each of these methods.
You will work with clear glass, coloured glass, frits and powders. You will learn about techniques to put texture into the surface of your work, how to put texture into the underside of your work, how to create bubbles...
This is a fun introduction to working with enamels on copper. You will learn how to prepare your copper blanks, apply your enamel, apply decoration and fire in the kiln.
You will build up your piece in stages with a firing in the kiln in between each stage.
Your design will build up as you go and you will have a range of materials and techniques to play with. If you have worked with glass...
So many different ways of working with frits and powders to give you a wealth of new ways to decorate your fused glass work.
Come and get lost in a full working day of activities to teach you a whole new range of ideas for decorating your fused glass. You will manipulate and apply frits and powders in a variety of different ways to give you lots of creative stimulation, fun and fabulous results.
This fused glass taster gives you a fun, creative and informative introduction to glass fusing. Learn something new and be surprised at your unique finished pieces. You will learn how to cut glass and then be introduced to a range of products - frits and powders, coloured glass, confetti, metallic flakes and more. You will be shown a number of techniques for applying the products and will make a trinket dish, window hanger and two...
You will work through a series of techniques to decorate your pieces of copper. Make up to 8 pieces of work, selecting from a range of copper in different shapes and sizes.
Among some of the things you will work with are:
- Use stencils to create lovely designs with enamel powder.
- Work with gold and silver leaf
- Work with metal wire to create patterns within the enamel
- Apply dichroic decals of...
This is a practical course aimed at anyone wanting to learning the technical skills to make their own leaded stained glass panel. You will work through a series of methods and techniques to create your piece which you will take home at the end of the day.
- Cutting glass to fit a design,
- Fitting the glass and lead together into the design
- Soldering the lead
- Cementing the finished panel
Learn about glass fusing whilst making a great selection of decorations in time for Christmas. You will be provided with templates for a range of decorations and will have coloured glass, dichroic glass, sparkly powders, glow-in-the-dark powders and more to make your pieces.
Seasonal refreshments in the form of mince pies will be provided and we will have Christmas music on in the background to get us all into the spirit of Christmas.