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Make your own vitrigraph stringers
For those who already have an understanding of the basics of fused glass, come along and learn a specialized skill and make your own vitrigraph stringers.
Participants will each get time to explore molten glass from the vitrigraph kiln, as well as frit making, and bending stringers using a candle. These skills will be used to make detail elements to create a glass platter and set of coasters. Pre-made pulled stringers will be available for use in projects.
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.
- Learn how to work molten glass into vitrigraph stringers
- Add to your knowledge of fusing using stringers, frits and handworked stringers
- Practice making your own stringers
- Make a square platter (250mm x 250mm)
- Make a set of 4 coasters
- Just bring your self - tea and coffee is available in the kitchen facilities within the precinct – no food is allowed in the glass studio.
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.
Class is suitable for ages 18+. Intermediate fusing experince needed.
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.
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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