The Silver Zebra: Fused Glass Workshops and 3 day courses
Dates: 17/03/2016 - 20/09/2016
Times: 10:00 - 16:00
Fused Glass Workshops and 3 day courses from beginners to intermediates.
NOTE: £10 Discount for Art in Liverpool readers! Just quote code AIL10
Learn from one of todays top UK glass artists, Deborah has been tutoring in glass since 2004.
All materials are provided together with a 2 course farmhouse lunch and FREE refreshments. The Silver Zebra studio is based in Middlewich, Cheshire just 10 mins off the M6 junction 18
Introduction to fused glass £120
Learn all the fused glass basics in just 1 day inc: safe & easy glass cutting, slumping & getting to grips with stringers, confetti & coloured glass frits. Make a minimum of 6 projects!
Deborah will guide you through a practical hands on introduction to fused glass starting with fun & easy projects in the morning progressing to a final larger piece in the afternoon. This fused glass workshop offers easy beginners projects & templates to more complex ones for those wanting to jump in the deep end.
Create as many projects as time allows! Bowls, small panels, sculptures, candle bridges, mosaics, jewellery & coasters to name a few! A fun workshop for a relaxing creative day out in the countryside or a perfect introduction for those starting a new glass hobby!
3 Day crash course in fused glass £230
1st day -what will I learn? Lots! All the basics of glass fusion inc: easy glass cutting, creating shapes, slumping, safety, tools & how to use frits & stringers. What will I make? Glass lace, coasters, small free standing sculpture. In the afternoon you may choose to make a bowl, vessel or panel [this day is the same as our intro day – see above]
2nd day -What will I learn? Fused glass ‘hints & tips’ Starting out with Kilns, care & use, preparation & programmes! Inc handouts. We will also go through vital temps for full, tack fusing & slumping your glass. Problem solving! You will learn how to incorporate glass paints, enamels, draw with frits & how to add or remove bubbles in your work….love or hate them!
What will I make? 3 slumped bowls or wall tiles, candle bridge & jewellery components
3rd day – What will I learn? Kiln carving adding relief/embossed textures to your work, manipulating glass noodles & how to incorporate your beautiful glass lace from day one! What will I make? Tryptic: Your set of 3 wall panels incorporating all the skills learned from your last 2 days inc the kiln carving techniques. Time allowing please feel free to create extra samples of work, jewellery cabochons, mini houses etc……..feel free to have a play 🙂
**All you need to know and more to get started in the fused glass world**
Remember to quote AIL10 for £10 discount!
The Silver Zebra studio
Studio hrs: Mon – Fri 10am – 5pm
Sat – Sun 10 – 4pm
*If you wish to visit the studio you are most welcome but please call or email ahead to make an appointment thank you.