Perfect for those who want a quick, concentrated experience of learning, our weekend workshops introduce you to the concepts and techniques you need to get going!
On this weekend workshop (two intense days of hard and fun work) you will learn the basis of glass painting and you will assemble a small panel with the copper foil technique.
The Photo attached is just an illustration of the technique.
This course introduces you to the amazing world of painting on glass, using vitreous paints that will be permanently fired onto the surface of the glass in one of our kilns!
Suitable for complete beginners and perfect for those who wants to bring their stained glass practice to another level.
Get an introduction to stained glass by making a suncatcher on this one day taster session. You will learn how to folllow a pattern, cut glass, and solder it together. Originally pioneeered in the 19th century by Tiffany and LaFarge, this technique is the perfect introduction to usingglass for colour and light.
On this two day course you will learn the basics of fusing glass, including:
What is glass fusing
Over the weekend you will produce a range of small projects and a slumped dish.
1-2 April 2023
27-28 May 2023
24-25 June 2023
Saturday & Sunday,
10 am to 4 pm
In this workshop you will learn the basics of creating leaded stained glass. We will cover glass cutting, leading, soldering and some design considerations for working with leaded glass. This is a great introduction to a craft that is both contemporary and ancient.
Sandbasting allows you to create a frosted surface on glass. The process of sandblasting involves firing fine sand at the glass. By using resists, we can control the effect to create imagery, text and textures.
We'll learn to use different techniques and materials to create these delicate relief images on glass.
Expand your painting on glass skills! This is a workshop for those who have attend our "Introdution to Painting on Glass" course or who have a basic knowledge about glass painting, and who want to go deeper into multiple firings and use of silver stain and some (limited) enamels!
We'll produce several samples, on our way to developing a couple more elaborate pieces of glass painting over the two days!
11 February 2023
10 am to 4 pm
In this workshop you will be printing photographic images via silkscreen onto clear & opaque glass using lead-free enamels in black, white and shades of grey. You will create two multi-layered prints using a variety of pre-prepared silkscreens containing a selection of portraits, plants and patterns