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WEEKEND WORKSHOPS

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!

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8 June 2024

7 September 2024

7 December 2024

10 am to 3 pm

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 using glass for colour and light.

£ 100.00

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26-27 October 2024

Saturday & Sunday,

10 am to 4 pm 

On this workshop we'll learn just one of the hundred techniques that can be used to paint on glass. 

This is a technical course, and we'll be copying an existing image (provided by us). 

You will learn to reproduce the closest possible the images given in order to learn the technique. 

£ 180.00

Glass Painting Courses

16-17 November 2024

Saturday & Sunday,

10 am to 4 pm 

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.

£ 180.00

Glass Painting Courses

No dates currently scheduled

 

Saturday & Sunday,

10 am to 4 pm 

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!

£ 180.00

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GLASS FUSING TASTER DAY
Playing with Powders: Silhouettes & Patterns

New dates to be confirmed

Sunday 10 am to 3 pm

Create a pair of unique portraits of loved ones (human or animal) contrasting their silhouettes with beautiful and interesting patterns -- using coloured powdered glass and fusing!  We'll explore the use of positive and negativfe spaces, and ways to use colour and pattern to communicate something unique about the subject. A perfect i

£ 120.00

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LEAD LIGHTS
for Beginners

29-30 June 2024

5-6 October 2024

30 Nov- 1 Dec 2024

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.

£ 180.00

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GLASS FUSING TASTER DAY
Optics!

10 November 2024

10 am to 3 pm

Create a beautiful fused piece with intriguiging patterns of lines and lenses -- and learn a lot about howe glass fuses -- in this one day taster session!

£ 120.00

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14-15 September 2024

Saturday and Sunday

10 am to 4 pm

On this two day course you will learn the basics of fusing glass, including:

  • What is glass fusing

  • Compatibility

  • Devitrification

  • 6mm Rule

  • Thermal Shock

  • Firing Schedules

 

Over the weekend you will produce a range of small projects and a slumped dish.

£ 200.00

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PAINTING and
COPPER FOILING 

No Dates currently scheduled.

Saturday: 10am-4pm

Sunday: 10am-1pm

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.

£ 160.00

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9 June 2024

8 December 2024

10 am to 4 pm

Have fun learning some of the basics of glass fusing!  Why not to make your very own Xmas glass fused decoration?  This

taster day might open the door to a new hobby, or even some bigger.... who knows? 

£ 120.00

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On this day we'll learn a couple of very simple techniques. 

Working with real leaves, glass powders, micas, and glass sheets, we'll produce a couple of projects: a small dish and a beautiful framed panel.

And all without needing to cut glass!!!

£ 120.00

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8 September 2014

10 am to 3 pm.

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.

£ 100.00

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SCREEN PRINTING on Glass Taster:
Portraits Plants & Patterns (with Studio Nealon)

New dates to be confirmed

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

£ 120.00

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