WORKSHOP GROUP OPTIONS - COME AND JOIN THE FUN!

SUITABLE FOR BEGINNERS AND EXPERIENCED ALIKE...TUITION IN HOW TO SAFELY SCORE AND BREAK GLASS TO THE PATTERN YOU WANT IS GIVEN IN EVERY WORKSHOP

  

If you are interested in joining any of these sessions please message to book or request further details. Full details are also available on Facebook and Instagram.

If the session you want to join is fully booked, don't worry, it will be run again in the near future...or if you can get a small group together then why not book your own personal workshop?

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ROW OF BEACH HUTS

NEXT DATES : tbc


Using a basic template and clear base glass, build your little row of three beach-huts in your choice of colour and design - go for traditional blues or go all out for colour with bright reds, oranges and yellows.

Decorate the huts with flowers, stars, stripes....whatever takes your fancy!

Then, leave them to be fired in the kiln at a temp of around 745c and collect a couple of days later, when they will be mounted on a piece of wood if you so choose.

Price £30 per person including all materials and tuition. Session will be around 2 hours depending on group size and progress.

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SAILBOAT

Next Date :  tbc

Using the template provided design your own sailboat and build it in your very own chosen colour scheme.  Leave it to be fired in the kiln and then it will be mounted onto a piece of wood, ready for you to collect.

Priced at £30 per person including all materials and tuition. Session lasts approx 90 minutes to 2 hours depending on group size and progress.

 If you are interested in joining this workshop please contact us to book your place. 

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'ABSTRACT BUNTING' WORKSHOP

Next Date: to be confirmed

Make your own garland of 'abstract' glass bunting...you will use a clear base piece of glass and add your own pattern designs using glass shapes, frit (crushed glass) and an assortment of beads to create your own design and choice of colours.

Each bunting flag is 6cm x 6cm and you can make up to 9 pieces, depending on your progress during the workshop, which will last approximately 90 minutes - 2 hours.

Cost is £30 per person including all materials.

Message to book your place...limited numbers available.

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HALF DAY GLASS FUSION TASTER

Tuesday 31st May 10.00am - 1.00pm approx...

An introduction to the world of Glass Fusion. Spend around 3 hours at the Glass Shack and try out several fusing techniques.  

You will lean the basics of fusing and how to safely cut your glass shapes. First, you will have the chance to make a mini suncatcher which gives you the opportunity to try out basic straight line cutting and breaking, followed by making a single layer piece which will either be slumped into a votive holder/standup piece OR you can choose to make a hanger.  You will cut pieces of glass and use ready made frit, pebbles and stringers for your final pattern . You will also design a pair of coasters using UGC enamelling techniques.  Leave all your pieces to fire in the kilns ready to collect a few days later.

£55 per person - Includes all tuition and materials plus light refreshments.

PLEASE NOTE:  PICTURE REPRESENTS SAMPLES OF TECHNIQUES USED DURING THE WORKSHOP - ACTUAL ITEMS MAY DIFFER AND NOT ALL PIECES CAN BE MADE IN THE WORKSHOP

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FULL DAY GLASS FUSION TASTER

Tuesday 9th August 10.30am-4.30pm approx

Spend a day at the Glass Shack and learn about lots of different fusing techniques and get to try out some for yourself.

In this full day session, you will learn the basics of what glass fusion is; how to safely cut your glass shapes and how to put them all together to make your pieces ready for the kiln firing.

Firstly, you will make a mini suncatcher which gives you the opportunity to try out basic straight line cutting and breaking, followed by making a single layer piece which will be slumped into a votive holder or standup piece OR you can make a hanger. Choose your own design, cut pieces of glass and use ready made frit, pebbles and stringers for your final pattern .

Next up, you're going to design a set of 4 coasters using UGC enamelling techniques.  

At this point, we'll decide if it's time for lunch or whether to make a start on your fourth piece - the Freaky Fish or Wise Owl!

Finally, leave all your pieces to fire in the kilns ready to collect a few days later and then watch the fascinating spectacle of making vitregraphic stringers ... you will literally watch molten glass 'ooze' from the bottom of a kiln at a temperature of 950c....mesmerising!


Cost £100 per person (incl sandwich lunch) Includes all tuition and materials plus light refreshments.


PLEASE NOTE:  PICTURE REPRESENTS SAMPLES OF TECHNIQUES USED DURING THE WORKSHOP - ACTUAL ITEMS MAY DIFFER AND NOT ALL PIECES CAN BE MADE IN THE WORKSHOP

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'FRIT HAPPENS'

NEXT DATE: To be confirmed

Come along and make your very own picture in 'frit' (crushed glass).


Based on a 25x25cm square, you will be able to create your very own design using frit, stringers, noodles and pebbles. 


You will also be shown the process of making frit and be able to try your hand at making your own before you start on your creation!

Then down to putting your own design onto glass before it is left to fire in the kiln, (about 24 hours) and will be framed for you in a deep box frame ready for collection.

Limited space available.  £50 per person including all materials and frame.

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SUNCATCHER - BRING SOME COLOUR INTO YOUR DAY!

Next Date : TO BE CONFIRMED


Bring some colour into your life with a beautiful sun catcher, handmade by you.  

Measuring approx 25cm x 5cm you will take a base piece of clear glass then cut the coloured glass of your choice to make your very own unique sun catcher.

Choose a rainbow style or colour match to your room of choice using different tones and hues of the same/similar colour groups.  Also makes a beautiful gift for someone. Needs to be fired at 745c and will be ready for collection a few days after the workshop.

Price £30 per person including all materials. Session will last 90 minutes to 2 hours depending on size of group and progress.

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HEART SUNCATCHER ... 'EVERYONE NEEDS A LITTLE SUNSHINE IN THEIR HEART'

Next date : tbc 

Come and make a beautiful heart shaped suncatcher. Choose your own colour scheme then, using the heart shaped piece of clear glass, build your coloured strips on top, fill the gaps with frit, then top with more clear glass strips. Then leave it to be fired at about 760c and it will be ready to collect a few days later.


Workshop will last 90 mins to 2 hours depending on group size and progress.  Price £30 per person including all materials.  Message to book your place.