FUSED GLASS CLASSES & WORKSHOPS
STAINED GLASS & GLASS FUSION: with Claire Evans
Coastal landscapes and elements are a constant source of creative inspiration for fused glass artist Claire Evans. Suitable for beginners, all the basics of fused glass design will be covered in these workshops; including glass cutting, creating shapes, kiln carving, accessory glass and copper inclusions.
Some materials are provided to start you off, then suggestions will be given for purchasing your own!
FUSED GLASS HANGING PANEL WORKSHOP
This one day workshop will enable students to create a fused glass panel (20cms x 15cms). All the basics of fused glass design will be covered, including glass cutting, creating shapes, kiln carving, accessory glass and copper inclusions.
SUNDAY 12 MAY I 10AM – 4PM
ADULTS £65 I MEMBERS £55
FUSED GLASS CURVED FREESTANDING PANEL WORKSHOP
In this workshop you will learn how to create a fused glass panel (24cms x 15cms). All the basics of fused glass design will be covered, including glass cutting, creating shapes, kiln carving, accessory glass and copper inclusions.
SUNDAY 23 JUNE I 10AM – 4PM
ADULTS £65 I MEMBERS £55
MIXED MEDIA STAINED GLASS FUSION AND OPEN CASTING CLASS
An eight week course to create a leaded stained glass panel incorporating fused glass sections, and the option to experiment with mould making and open casting for fused glass shapes.
Over the first few weeks students will explore a variety of fused glass techniques of their choice to create small panel sections. Techniques include kiln carving, creating texture, transfer collage and mould making.
The final weeks will see students create a leaded design incorporating the fused glass panels with traditional stained glass.
Tools will be provided. Glass, leaded came, plaster and clay will be available to purchase from your tutor during the course as needed for your designs. Specific colour requests will need to be placed prior to the course commencing by contacting Claire at: email@example.com. Please ensure orders are placed a minimum 10 days prior to the day required. Costs will be confirmed at point of order and payable at the workshop. If students wish to purchase glass direct, Bullseye 3mm fuseable glass is available from www.warm-glass.co.uk. Stained glass can be purchased from a variety of websites such as Creative Glass Guild and Tempsford Glass.
THURSDAYS I 7PM – 9PM
8 WEEK BLOCK I APRIL 25 MAY 2, 9, 16 (BREAK 23, 30) JUNE 6, 13, 20, 27
ADULTS £100 I MEMBERS £80
All tools and small pieces of glass off cuts for decoration will be supplied.
If you have a project in mind that requires additional larger pieces of glass or specific colours, these can be ordered in advance of the workshop with a 10% discount from supplier prices.
To ensure addtional or specific glass is ready for your workshop idea, orders need to be placed via tutor, Claire Evans, two weeks in advance of the workshop date.