Events - 29 Aug 20

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Friday 21 August - Friday 4 September
12:00 am - 12:00 pm

This ONLINE exhibition showcases the work of four artists who have worked throughout the COVID-19 lockdown and responded to it in different ways.  The last four months have left some of us with a sense of severance from our connection with everyday activities and a break from our usual practice. However, our need to reconnect and communicate with each other and audiences remains strong.  The work we show is our attempt to overcome the disconnect imposed by the viral pandemic and respond to our precious world.

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One-On-One Glass Jewellery Making Class

Saturday 29 August
11:00 am

The glass jewellery making classes are back!

For the time being they will be held as one-on-one workshops, once a week, to keep all of us safe. You can come with one other person as long as it is a family member or someone from your close social ‘bubble’.

If you are new to glass, but would like to design and make few pieces of your own bespoke jewellery, then this class is for you. You don’t need any prior skills or knowledge, just imagination and creativity. We will use colourful fusable glass, which incorporates metals and is perfect for making sparkling jewellery, and both a microwave and a larger glass kiln.

In this class you will learn:

  • the basics of fusing glass
  • how to cut and layer glass in preparation for fusing
  • how to fuse glass in a kiln
  • post-fusing processing, such as grinding and polishing
  • how to attach jewellery findings to glass

At the end of the class you should be able to take home a finished pendant (or two) and a pair of earrings (or two) of your own design. You are welcome to bring your ideas or follow a pre-designed project. The skills that you will learn will help you start making your own glass jewellery at home or in a studio setting. Tools, and materials will be provided, but please bring an apron with you and wear a mask.

To inquire or book a place please email 523.glassart@gmail.com

Learn Fair Isle Knitting Online

Saturday 29 August
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

In this workshop we will learn Fair Isle knitting using Tin Can Knits Anthology cowl recipe. A great first project for those looking to try colour-work in their knitting. The pattern gives you the chance to experiment with different Fair Isle designs and colours which we’ll explore during the class. Please come to class having already cast-on and completed the ribbing section of the regular cowl so we can jump straight in to the Fair Isle portion and get creative!

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