Get Creative With Fused Glass for Christmas

Get Creative With Fused Glass for Christmas

Saturday 27 November, 2021 - Saturday 27 November, 2021
11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Teacher: Irina Stancheva, 523 Glass Studio
Suitable for: Beginners and improvers

Price: £55 per person

At this time of the year we all start thinking about Christmas. So, why not make presents with your own hands and impress friends and family with your skills? In this workshop you will learn how fusing glass works and give it a go. You can make a beautiful glass bowl, a colorful suncatcher, Christmas decorations or something else that has a personal meaning to you. If you already have basic skills, you can work on your desired project or learn a new technique.

Fusing enables individual pieces of glass to be transformed into a single object when they are put together and exposed to high temperature in a kiln. Depending on the temperature used, different textures and other interesting visual effects can be achieved. Furthermore, placing the glass into a mould or on a prop can produce three-dimensional forms with varying complexity.

In this workshop you will:
• learn the basics of fusing glass
• become skilled in cutting glass and assembling simple forms
• learn how to achieve desired textures and other effects
• design and make your own glass objects to take home

Note that your creations will not be ready at the end of the workshop, but will be available to collect from the studio few days after the workshop, depending on the complexity of the project. All tools and materials will be provided.
To inquire or book a place, please email Irina to: 523.glassart@gmail.com

Studio 5.23, 5th floor of St Margaret's House

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