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Details of all our courses are available below. Prices include all materials needed (unless otherwise stated).Courses can be booked online, over the telephone on 01858 466692, by post or in person at Leicestershire Craft Centre, 10a High Street, Market Harborough (above Monsoon).

Please note refunds and transfers for workshops and courses can only be given in the unlikely event of a workshop or course being cancelled due to insufficient numbers or unforeseeable circumstances.



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4 week Glass Fusion Course

If you've tried our shorter glass fusion courses and loved it, then this is the course for you! And even if you haven't then this four week course is a great introduction to the art of glass fusing. Working from beginner to intermediate level you will learn how to cut lines and curves into sheet glass. You will get the opportunity to work with glass in many forms including glass paint, crushed glass (frit), dichroic and iridised glass.

At the end of the couse you will have made 8 pieces to take away.

Week One: Cutting Glass - learn how to cut glass and practice simple cutting skills you will cut squares, strips and triangles out of clear and coloured glass and make a coaster and a geometric design sun-catcher.

Week Two: Paint, Frit and Dichroic - building on the skills learnt in Week One you will create a forest scene using sheet glass and introducing glass paint and frit to build your picture. You will also use the glass paint and dichroic glass to produce your own unique glass pieces to use in Week Three projects.

Week Three: Furthering cutting skills - You will learn to cut curves to enable you to produce two colourful birds to hang in the garden or window. Using some of the glass made in Week Two you will make two pendants or a pendant and earrings.

Week Four: Iridised Glass: Slumping. We will discuss the process of glass slumping and combining all the skills learn you will cut and produce a piece of glass to be slumped into a dish or lamp bender.

 

 

Tutor: Sarah Luke
Cost: £150.00
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