Itching for etching!
This fantastic glass engraving course is taught by glass artist Charlotte H Martin. In this one day class, students will be taught the basics of hand engraving glass. The workshop will cover technique and pattern, with students having the choice of creating their own designs or working with one of Charlotte’s many images. Our aim is to make this ancient art accessible to anyone who likes to draw, doodle, write or make marks. Learn the basics and the possibilities of engraving. (Read more below)
This is a great fun course on it’s own, or a brilliant secondary class to use in addition to your other glass skills. It has limitless potential for applications in stained & fused glass work.
You will learn to engrave on both flat glass and create a personalised drinking glass to take home. This is a fun workshop – ideal for beginners wanting to spend a creative day making something special.
This workshop is a perfect experience to share with friends and family and would make a fantastic gift for a creative loved one. You can choose this gift option from the drop down menu.
The class is made even more enjoyable simply by the setting. The Glass Quarter Designs studio is well equipped, and has an inspiring, creative atmosphere and of course is based at the wonderful Red House Glass Cone. You could have lunch sitting by the canal or try our on site cafe. Take a walk around the beautiful historic building and visit the numerous other craft studios on site.
All materials and tools will be provided. No previous knowledge required. Please insure that you wear fully closed shoes and practical clothing. Price £65 per session
Hand made, colourful, blown glass jugs with blown glass handles
These are blown glass jugs with blown glass handles. Each is hand made in contrasting colours, which seems at odds with the elegance of the shape. They are essentially self portraits, with pretensions of grandeur but with a very wide bottom.
Each of these hearts are made using a technique called hot sculpting. The glass is manipulated on the end of the rod to achieve the finished product. They are free formed and measured purely by eye using traditional techniques handed down for generations.
Colours available: Red, royal blue, turquoise, yellow, purple, clear crackle, opaque pink, transparent pink, spring green, deep green, blue and white swirl.