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Introduction to Fused Glass (intermediate welcome)


Next Available: Sat, 12 Jan 10:30AM
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Introduction to Fused Glass (intermediate welcome)

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Description

Discover a new medium while working with warm glass to create a glass platter and set of coasters. All participants will be guided in the basics of glass working, including cutting, breaking, and shaping with grinders.


Students who have previous experience in fused glass will be able to make a different project if they wish but extra costs may be incurred for larger glass sizes or specialized materials.


This class is run in Studio 1, Leadlight By Ettore. Leadlight By Ettore is a multi-generational family glass arts business who specialize in leadlight windows, fused and slumped glass, and mosaics. The studio teaches terms and ad hoc glass arts classes as well as completing new commissions and repairs.

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What you will learn
  • Learn how to design fused pieces using a variety of glass products including stringers, noodles, frits, paints, and glass pieces
  • Learn the basics of glass fusing and slumping
  • Gain skills in cutting and breaking glass using a variety of different tools
What you will get
  • Make a square platter (250mm x 250mm)
  • Make a set of 4 coasters

What to bring
  • Just bring yourself - tea and coffee is available in the kitchen facilities within the precinct – no food is allowed in the glass studio.
What to wear

All participants must wear closed toed shoes, and long hair must be tied back. Loose flowing clothing is not recommended in the studio and participants are reminded that while aprons are provided it is recommend to wear clothing they do not mind getting dirty.

Appropriate for

Class is suitable for ages 15+. No experience necessary.


Cancellation & Refund Policy

Cancellation of session booking within 7 days of the workshop start date will forfeit the full workshop fee. If cancelled by the participant between 7 - 21 days before the workshop a 50% deposit will not be refunded. At management discretion participants may be transfered to another workshop or session.


If a workshop is canceled by The Old Auction House due to insufficient enrollments, participants will be given the choice between a full refund or can transfer to a replacement workshop . Notification of cancellation of workshops will be at least 2 days before the workshop starts.

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Terms & Conditions

Please ensure that all dress code guidelines are carefully followed as management will not allow incorrectly attired particapants to have access to the studio spaces at The Old Auction House which may result in any fees being forfeited. Please note that even when visiting the studios these dress codes will still apply.

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Moira

20 September 2018 • Introduction to Fused Glass (intermediate welcome)

This was a great introduction to fused glass - a small group, really relaxed, and a lot of fun. Thank you!

Lisa

18 May 2018 • Introduction to Fused Glass (intermediate welcome)

Lovely workspace, great tips and help. Thank you Rhain.