Location Glass Quarter Designs Ltd, Studio 14, Red House Glass Cone. DY8 4AZ
Feel like being creative with your glass fusing? Then this is the workshop for you. Come and make a beautiful fused glass picture. Whether you have had a go at fusing before or are an adventurous beginner, this workshop is a great way to learn a variety of glass fusing techniques.
In the morning session we will discuss and design your ideas, create the background using glass powders frits and metals. Later we will use a variety of glass colours, equipment and techniques including lampwork torches, to bring your pictures to life.
You will be shown how to safely use the tools and equipment and then it’s over to you (along with help and advice along the way) to turn your ideas into art!
The courses are held on the site of the Red House Glass Cone, near Stourbridge in the heart of the Glass Quarter. You can spend some time looking around the site, glass blowing demonstrations are held weekend afternoons. There is also a coffee shop on site but tea and coffee will be provided.
Your pieces will need to fired over night, but will be available for collection a few days after the course. Or they can be posted for a small additional postage fee
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Glass Blowing Experience, Blow your Own Easter Egg
6th April | 13th April 2019 9.30am – 12pm & 1pm – 3.30pm
Want to have a go at glass blowing? This courses is a great introduction to the art. In a small group of people, you will be shown how to correctly and safely handle hot glass and the techniques for creating your own glass Easter egg to be proud of year after year or to give as a gift.
With expert tuition from glass artist Charlotte Hughes Martin, you will make your very own hand blown glass Easter egg. Maybe get some friends and family to join you and make a nice day of it. The class is made even more enjoyable simply by the setting inside 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 ensure you wear fully closed shoes and practical clothing.