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Glass Techniques Day

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£130 per person, age 14+

Location
Glass Quarter Designs Ltd, Studio 14, Red House Glass Cone. DY8 4AZ

Join fused glass artist Jane Ellis and lamp-work glass artist Sarah Cordingley for a wonderful and creative fun filled day learning great techniques using glass.

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You will be joining fused glass artist Jane Ellis and lamp-work glass artist Sarah Jones for a wonderful and creative day with glass. You will spend half the day learning how to make glass beads and the other half learning fused glass techniques. You will come away with a beautiful piece of jewellery and a fused glass pieces made by you.

Lamp-work glass – Sarah will teach you the basic techniques needed to create glass beads. You will have a great choice of colours and one on one tuition insuring you come away with a piece of jewellery you are sure to be thrilled with.

Fused Glass – Jane will walk you through the skills needed to created your own unique piece of glass. You can make either a wall hanger, set of coasters or a dish. Jane will show you how to cut break and layer the sheet glass in order to make your ideas come to life.

If you would like to find out more about the artists visit the artists page here

This class would make a fantastic gift for a creative loved one. If you choose this option from the drop down menu you will be posted a handcrafted gift card with details of the course inside.

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 ensure you wear fully closed shoes and practical clothing.

£3.00£130.00

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Crushed Glass Dish Workshop

14th April/ 4th May / 16th June / 13th July / 14th September / 2nd November

Times- 10am-1pm or 2pm-5pm

£49 per person. 8 people per class, age 14+

Location
Glass Quarter Designs Ltd, Studio 14, Red House Glass Cone. DY8 4AZ

 

fused-bowl

This workshop is a great way to give fused glass a try especially if you’re nervous about cutting glass. During the workshop you will use glass frit to create a beautiful colourful fused glass dish.
Jane will demonstrate how to use the tools and equipment safely. If you want to cut the shape of your dish yourself, Jane will demonstrate the techniques. However if you are a little nervous, Jane can help. Using and layering smashed glass and frit you will be able to apply a bold colourful design to your piece.

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.

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 ensure you wear fully closed shoes and practical clothing.

£49.00

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Engraved Picture Bowl

21st September 2019
Times: 10am-1pm or 2pm-5pm

£55 per person. 6 people per class, age 14+

Location
Glass Quarter Designs Ltd, Studio 14, Red House Glass Cone. DY8 4AZ

Itching for etching?! This fantastic glass engraving course is taught by glass artist Charlotte Hughes-Martin. In this etching workshop you will learn how to design and engrave your very own picture bowl.

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. ​You will learn to engrave on both flat glass and then create a personalised glass bowl to take home. This is a fun workshop – ideal for beginners.

This creative class is a perfect experience to share with friends and family and would make a fantastic gift for a creative loved one. The class is made even more enjoyable simply by the setting. The 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.

£55.00

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Fused Glass Workshops

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£130 full day or £65 half day, per person, age 14+

Location
Glass Quarter Designs Ltd, Studio 14, Red House Glass Cone. DY8 4AZ

Jane Ellis runs fused glass taster workshops between 10-4 full day and 1pm – 4pm half day.  These sessions are for beginners. You don’t need to have ever cut a piece of glass to attend. Jane will talk you through all the processes needed to create your own unique piece of glass.

You can either make one of your own creations into a wall hanger, make a set of 2 coasters a small dish, or follow one of the pre created projects if you need a little help. If there is time you can also use some of the off cuts to make a necklace.

The sessions are for one or two people (one ticket per person) so the tuition is very focused on you and what you want to achieve in the time. A larger group can be catered for but please contact us with details.

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 ensure you wear fully closed shoes and practical clothing.

Please get in-touch if you would like to see if a certain date is available before booking. Otherwise please book now and we’ll be in-touch with you!

£65.00£130.00

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GLASS ENGRAVING WORKSHOP

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)

£65 half day / £130 full day, age 14+

Location
Glass Quarter Designs Ltd, Studio 14, Red House Glass Cone. DY8 4AZ

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 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.

£3.00£130.00

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KILN FIRED GLASS PAINTING WORKSHOP

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£65 per person. 8 people per class, age 14+

Location
Glass Quarter Designs Ltd, Studio 14, Red House Glass Cone. DY8 4AZ

This is a brilliant contemporary glass course taught by glass artist Charlotte H Martin using techniques that are a couple of millennia old! The fantastic glass pieces you will create will not fade or alter over time. They will be permanently beautiful for the next 1000 years (just don’t drop it!)

Within the workshop you will learn how to cut glass safely, and different paint application techniques. The class will use our own method of glass painting, which gives a beautifully subtle three dimensional effect to the glass created.

All you need to bring is yourself and your enthusiasm! Though any pictures or subject material can be gladly incorporated into your work.

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 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 person.

£65.00£68.00

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Vintage crockery & Glass Mosaic hanger

17th March 2019 | 7th July | 3rd November
Times: 10am-1pm or 2pm-5pm

£45 per person. 6 people per class, age 14+

Location
Glass Quarter Designs Ltd, Studio 14, Red House Glass Cone. DY8 4AZ

During this half day workshop, you will make a beautiful heart or bird hanger using vintage crockery pieces and glass. Sarah will demonstrate how to safely use the tools and equipment, to cut and shape the crockery and glass. You can then pick the colours and design your piece. Sarah will talk you through the mosaicking process from designing, arranging, gluing to grouting the finished piece.

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 ensure you wear fully closed shoes and practical clothing.

£4.00£45.00

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