Glass Blowing Introduction Course
Level: Beginners and Progresses
Tutor: Max Lamb
Max: 2 people (Three Hours)
Price: £120 per student
During this introduction three hour glass blowing course, students will learn the basic skills of glassmaking in order to make their own simple vessels and learn the way glass is blown and sculpted. Students will discover the exciting potential of blowing glass and reveal their own creativity by choice of colour and form.
During the course students will be introduced to techniques such as:
- Gathering Glass From The Furnace
- Shaping and Tooling The Molten Glass
- Applying Colour
- Finishing The Base
“Thank you for such a wonderful morning.We cant wait to receive our priceless pieces of work to show off to all our friends! Thank you so much again for our amazing experience” (Gemma)
‘Excellent course, very enjoyable. A very hands on course and highly recommended experience’ (Dan Gorman, Charity Manager
The emphasis of the course is to provide a hands-on experience, cover all the basics – gathering the molten glass, blowing, apply basic color, shaping and forming. After a demonstration, which also covers safety and the proper use of tools, students will focus on techniques and then have the opportunity to practice these procedures, gain the confidence to manipulate glass in a variety of ways and make their own works of art.
By the end of the workshop each student will produce several unique glass vessels ready for collection the next day or arrange P&P.
Things to bring and ideas for the Course:
Ideas, a sketch book and drawing materials
Students are able to collect glass work after it has cooled down the following day or week or alternatively arrange for P&P.
Please see Terms & Conditions.