Beginners Art Glass
- 3 hr3 hours
- 225 Australian dollars$225
- Siju Glass Studio
This half-day workshop (10am-1pm) covers the basic skills for making Pot Melts using leftover glass. Students will learn: - Glass under hot firing - Colour combinations - Preparing glass for putting into the pot - Slumping onto a mould - Basic firing schedule You will make 1 glass piece using 1kg glass. This will then be slumped into a bowl using either metal or ceramic moulds. Over tea/coffee I will explain the idea behind pot melts and show you some examples. Into the studio you will pick out glass for the pot melt and load your pot. Glass will include 50% of clear glass. Sheet and frit can be used. Some pieces may need cutting. You can also used glass that has already been fired. You will then clean your glass and assemble it into the kiln. The basic firing schedule will be discussed. You will pick your bowl moulds. I will show you how to prepare moulds. Included in the course • Glass for 1 piece • 2 Firings • Course notes • Hire of equipment: • Eye glasses • Mask P2 • Glass cutter • Running Pliers • Square • Flower Pot Tea and coffee are provided. Students need to bring: • Suitable clothing: long pants, covered shoes, and an apron • If you prefer bring your own PPE: safety glasses and a P2 dust mask • Please bring your lunch if you want and water bottles if its hot Please note, your slumped pieces will be available >3 days after the workshop. You will need to come back to the studio to pick up or we can arrange to send the finished works.
The following Terms and Conditions apply to all workshops and courses Cancellations All workshops have a minimum enrolment required for the workshop to run. Siju Glass reserves the right to cancel or reschedule any course at any time. In such an event, the class fee can be transferred to a rescheduled date, applied to a different class or fully refunded. Siju Glass is not responsible for reimbursing travel costs or other associated expenses. Students who cancel or transfer their enrolment 4 or more days prior to the beginning of a class will receive a refund of the class fee. If you cancel or transfer to another class within 4 days prior to the course commencement, then an administration fee of $50 applies and will be deducted from your refund. No transfers or refunds will be granted once the class has started. COVID All class/workshop attendees will be required to comply with the current government guidelines. Students who are not willing to comply with these directives will be asked to leave the workshop and will not be refunded. If a workshop is canceled due to a covid we will reschedule the workshop to suit the participants. If you are unable to attend a class due to Covid, then please advise and we will transfer you to another class.
Siju Glass, 2790 Thomas Road, Mahogany Creek WA, Australia