Classes

Rolling into Canberra

Tutor: Kirstie Rea and Tom Rowney
Course Cost: $2950 (deposit $650) balance due 25th June with payment plans an option
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  Students are presented with a unique opportunity to work with two of Australia‚Äôs premier glass artists; Tom Rowney and Kirstie Rea in the roll-up / cold working class. The roll-up (fused and blown process) technique has been adapted from… Read the Rest

Vitrigraph; the basics

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Course Cost: $145
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This 3 hour workshop introduces students on how to prepare glass for firing in a vitrigraph kiln and how to bull vitrigraph stringer. Students will work with molten glass flowing from the vitrgraph kiln to manipulate it into all sorts… Read the Rest

Fused bracelet making

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Course Cost: $210
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Learn how to manipulate hot glass in the kiln to form solid fused glass bracelets. Students will be guided though the basics of kiln forming to produce blanks of glass suitable to then form over a mould to create bracelets.… Read the Rest

Beginner jewellery making with Kathryn Wardill

Tutor: Kathryn Wardill
Course Cost: $370
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Would you like to learn the basics of handmade jewellery? Create a few small basic jewellery objects, miniature artworks that can be worn. Teaching the basics of jewellery fabrication, the tutor thoroughly explains all aspects of the related health and… Read the Rest

Christmas Themed Powder Printing

Tutor: Brenda Page
Course Cost: $135.00
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Make your own glass Christmas creation for the festive season,  treasured pieces to bring out year after year. In this 3 hour class you will make 4 coasters or 4 mini dishes from a selection of designs. Project materials are included in… Read the Rest

Wax modelling and casting for Jewellery with Kathryn Wardill

Tutor: Kathryn Wardill
Course Cost: $295
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Explore the world of handmade cast jewellery. Learn how to create one-off jewellery objects or miniature artworks that can be worn. Students will learn about health and safety, casting processes, tools, materials (hard wax, soft wax and metal casting), general… Read the Rest

The Upper Crust: Magnificent surfaces and compelling layers. Kari Minnick

Tutor: Kari Minnick
Course Cost: $1390 (dep of $690 required to secure a place, balance due 1st June 2017)
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The surface is the entry to a work of art. It can stop you in your tracks or lead a viewer into the layers below, It’s the part you want to touch. Using unusual applications of Bullseye sheet glass, powder,… Read the Rest

Hot-Poppin’: up-cycling glass bottles

Tutor: Laurel Kohut
Course Cost: $155.00
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This class will teach you how to ‘up-cycle’ glass bottles and jars into fun and functional vases, tumblers and jewellery. You’ll learn how to make these unique creations using techniques and materials that don’t require access to large grinding or… Read the Rest

4 Day intensive glass blowing

Tutor: Miles Johnson and Patrick Wong
Course Cost: $1190
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This 4 day workshop is a combination of our level 1 and level 2 glass blowing classes. Patrick Wong and Miles Johnson will guide students on the basics of blowing glass to produce a range of sculptural and functional pieces.… Read the Rest

Glass blowing Level 2; continuing the hot glass journey

Tutor: Miles Johnson and Patrick Wong
Course Cost: $595
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Continue to consolidate your blowing skills and explore creating some more adventurous vessels or sculptures of your design. Students will be guided by Patrick Wong and Miles Johnson through some extended techniques and will revisit the basics to ensure students… Read the Rest

Glass Blowing Level 1: an introduction to the world of hot glass

Tutor: Miles Johnson and Patrick Wong
Course Cost: $595
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Join our professional glass blowers in this two day workshop where you will learn the basics of working with molten glass to create up to four pieces of work that will impress your Friends and family. Patrick Wong and Miles… Read the Rest

Christmas Plate Making

Tutor: TBA
Course Cost: $120.00
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Make your own glass Christmas creation for the festive season,  a treasured piece to bring out year after year. In this one day class you will make 1 plate from a selection of designs. This is a great introduction to… Read the Rest

Tall Vessel Forms with Amanda Simmons

Tutor: Amanda Simmons
Course Cost: $1420 ($680 dep required to secure a place, balance due 1st July 2018)
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In this five day workshop in kiln formed vessels, students will learn to create tall thin vessels whilst experimenting with opaque and transparent sheet glass colours to create new tones and subtle colour blending. Starting with the small ring vessels… Read the Rest

Working in shallow space: Bas relief kilnformed glass

Tutor: Richar Parrish
Course Cost: $1320 ($520 dep required balance due 15th Dec )
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Bas relief is found in the art and architecture of all cultures and has existed for thousands of years. It is a kind of carving or sculpture in which the figures are raised or depressed slightly from a flat background… Read the Rest

Tapestry:the integration of idea, design, colour, pattern and technique

Tutor: Richard Parrish
Course Cost: $1390 ($590 dep required to secure a place, balance due 15th Dec 2017)
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Richard Parrish’s Tapestry bowls and wall panels are widely recognized for their intricate patterning and colouration. This new workshop will explore how an original idea develops into a comprehensive line of studio glass work. The Tapestry pieces rely on colour… Read the Rest

Cold Working 101

Tutor: Laurel Kohut
Course Cost: $410
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Coldworking glass allows you to take your work to the next level in terms of a cleaner, professional finish. Learn the basics of coldworking with Laurel Kohut. laurel will be taking the class through the proper use of each coldworking… Read the Rest

Screen Printing on Glass Intensive

Tutor: Brenda Page
Course Cost: $720 ($240 deposit required to secure a place)
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This class is designed for those who want to gain a full understand of the possibilities of image making utilising screen printing techniques with glass. Students will be guided through each process, allowing them to fully grasp the possibilities of… Read the Rest

Intro to powder printing

Tutor: Brenda Page
Course Cost: $135
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Discover a new way to create imagery on glass using glass powders. Drawing on traditional screen printing processes, this easy-to-learn Powder Printing technique will introduce students to a wide range of creative possibilities using a screen and the extensive colour… Read the Rest

Christmas Decorations

Tutor: TBA
Course Cost: $95.00
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Bring a personal creative touch to Christmas this year. Decorate your tree with beautiful ornaments that you have made yourself! Treat your friends and family to these hand made unique  gifts which will be cherished for years. In this 2  hour… Read the Rest

Open Studio

Tutor: No teacher
Course Cost: $10 per hour or $40 per day
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Take advantage of our purpose-built studio and come and spend a few hours, or even a whole day, making your masterpieces in glass. Open studio is offered to intermediate and advanced glass students wanting to work outside the structure of… Read the Rest