Glass Fusing Taster – Half Day

Three hour glass fusing Taster workshop at the studio; location. We supply absolutely everything you will need (equipment & materials) to make your own beautiful fused glass; just bring yourself.
Small class sizes.
See more detail below.

We will confirm and send details of ‘how to find us’ within a few days of payment received. And don’t forget call or email if you want to ask anything at all.

Choose date here, or if there are 3 or more of you and you would like a specific date, please contact us.

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Description


Glass  Fusing Taster (half day)

Creating with glass is not nearly as scary as it sounds, come and try it out for yourself.
This 3 hour workshop is designed as a gentle introduction for complete beginners.

 

We supply absolutely everything you will need (equipment & materials) to make your own beautiful fused glass; just bring yourself (in comfy shoes!).

 

 

 

 

coloured glass pictures being madeWorkshops all take place at our small, well equipped studio in Worthen, Shropshire SY5 9HN, google maps Fusing Ideas Glass
Class sizes are small usually 3 or 4, which means a good student to teacher ratio. We have run workshops up to 5 friends! Contact me if you are a group.
Unleash your inner creative, learn a little, have fun and, above all, enjoy yourself!

glass in kiln

Before fusing

glass in kiln

After fusing

Workshop structure:

♦ Safety in the glass studio – it’s all common sense really!
◊ What is glass fusing? And other terms we use.
♦ Introduction to art glass; types & compatibility and the tools you will use.
◊ Learn to cut and handle glass with confidence – yes you can!
♦ Various design techniques

You will create up to 4 coaster or tile sized ‘projects’ (10cm square), two of which can be slumped into little (trinket) dishes if you wish.

These could be 4 the same, 2 pairs or all different. Alternatively, you can create more smaller projects if you wish – the choice is yours!

 

Try out different techniques as we guide you through creating your own designs – abstract or pictorial – working with coloured glass sheet, frits & stringers and/or powders – see where your creativity takes you.

You create and place your projects in the kiln ready for firing, we do the rest.

Firing; fusing & slumping, are overnight processes and will take place during the following 2 weeks. Your gorgeous glass can be collected after that.  If you can’t collect we’ll post out via DPD depending on size & weight – usually approx £10.00.

 

What to wear and other useful information

◊ Wear comfortable clothing, trousers or jeans – no turn-ups. And trousers not tucked into boots please.
♦ Wear closed shoes – definitely no sandals or open toes! N.B. This is for your safety!
◊ Long hair is best tied back.
♦ All art glass materials and equipment, including safety equipment, will be supplied.
◊ Tea, coffee, soft drinks always available.
♦ Worktops are high (think kitchen) and we have high stools, so you can perch or stand – most students prefer to work standing most of the time.
NB: There are no desk height tables or chairs.
◊ Maximum group size is 3 (4 at a squeeze if you are all friends) – flexible dates available for group bookings of 2 to 4. Contact us.
♦ Minimum age unaccompanied by an adult is 16.
◊ A steady hand is required.
♦ Perfect for small hen party or birthday!
◊ If you have any questions, doubts or queries – please call or email us first.

Cancellation Policy

A small administration fee, 5%, applies to all cancellations, this is included below:

Cancellations up to 4 weeks before the course 95% refund.
Cancellations up to 1 week before the course 55% refund.
Cancellations within the last week, no refund.

It may be possible to re-arrange your booking – at no extra charge – so talk to us first!

If your workshop is cancelled by us due to unforeseen circumstances you will be offered an alternative date, or a full, 100%, refund.

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