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Fused Glass – spring 2015

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Learn and experiment with fused glass

Half-day sessions, 10am-1pm; 2-5pm, during term times

Maximum of 4 participants per session – so plenty of attention guaranteed!

Individual tuition – technical and artistic

Sessions are suitable for both complete beginners and those with some experience of glass. Small class sizes mean all students can receive tuition tailored to their level of expertise.

Learn the basics, experiment, and create fused glass tiles.

Get guidance with your own creative glass projects

Basic materials costs covered.

We will cover:

  • Techniques for cutting glass
  • principles of fusing clear ‘float’ glass (normal window glass)
  • working with copper and silver wire and metal foils to create lines and shapes to include in our tiles
  • layering metal wire & foil with clear glass to form a sandwich ready for firing and fusing
  • incorporating coloured glass, glass powders and frits (granules)
  • elements of design – considering shape, line, colour, composition, ideas, and all manor of other factors in creating well thought out glass artwork

Dates

(two classes, 10am-1pm and 2-5pm on each date listed)

April:   Friday 17th,    Sunday 19th

May:    Friday 1st,    Friday 15th, Sunday 17th

Prices

Single session £35 +VAT (£42) per half-day session

Book four or more sessions and get 10% off!

To book:

Contact Rachel on 07740 309553 or send an email to rachel@rachelwelford.co.uk, with details of which sessions you’d like to book. Rachel will then confirm your booking and payment details.

Venue:

Stable Studios, 14 Royal Crescent Lane, Scarborough, YO11 2RL.

 

This article has 2 comments

  1. David Iddon Reply

    Hi

    My wife and I saw some of your work in Scarborough hospital and are interested in what you do. Do you create art for sale to the public? If so, where can we view it?

    David

    • Rachel Reply

      Hi David, Thanks for your comment, I’m so pleased you’re interested in my work.
      I do indeed sell art work to the public. I do commissions too. I have some glass window hangings in Staithes Studios new art gallery, and drawings too – https://www.facebook.com/StaithesStudios?fref=ts
      I also have some work in the Pyramid gallery, York. http://www.pyramidgallery.com/about-pyramid-gallery/
      Also, if you want to give me a call or drop me an email I’d be happy to show you round my studio in Scarborough, where you can see other artworks, and samples of techniques I use in commissions… rachel@rachelwelford.co.uk 07740 309553.

      thanks again and hope to speak to you soon.
      best wishes
      Rachel

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