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Introduction to Glass Fusing: 2 projects

Sunday 20th Jun 2021, The Lookout Studio, The Base

A crop of a white glass plate with green and black stripe detail in the middle.

Join Shirely Eccles for an introduction to the skills and techniques involved in glass fusing and slumping.

Please note this workshop on Sunday 20th June will no longer be taking place.

We will have the option to make a two kiln-fired pieces; a bowl/platter and either coasters, a suncatcher or a wind chime. You will have the opportunity to experiment with a variety of ideas and glass materials. You will have the opportunity to experiment with a variety of ideas and glass materials.

In project 1 you can create either a small wall hanging, coasters, sun catcher or a wind chime.

In project 2 you will learn techniques to design your own sheet of art glass. This will then be used to form a slumped bowl or platter.

Suitable moulds will be discussed and prepared for this process as the technique will include two firings.

These will be taken away for firing in a kiln and will be returned to The Base for you to collect after the course.

Please remember to bring your face covering with you as visitors over the age of 11 are required to wear them in the building, unless you are exempt from wearing one. If you remove your mask to eat or drink you must put it back on straight after.

This workshop will take place in person at The Base

Duration: 11am - 5pm

This workshop will take place in person at The Base.

Materials: Please bring Note/ Sketchbook, Images and ideas. Dust mask, Safety Glasses and Apron (If you have this available)

All places must be booked in advance. Booking closes 24 hours before the course start time. Please note that we reserve the right to cancel any course or workshop if the minimum numbers are not met.

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