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Glassmaking Supplies

Glass making supplies: sheet glass, frit, rod glass, moulds, refractories, screen printing supplies, tools & equipment.

Classes

Classes for all levels from beginners to experienced glass artists. Glass bead making, slumping, fusing, glass blowing and guest master classes.

Glass Studio Hire

Studio, kiln and equipment for hire to experienced glass artists. Open Studio sessions are an affordable way to use our facilities.

Studio Appointments

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June 2021

Open Studio

June 19 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
$40 8 tickets left

Open studio time for anyone who has attended classes at Blue Dog before and would like to use our facilities. Please note a staff member is present however the class is not tutored. Cold working equipment and firings are charged extra

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Working with Frit

June 23 @ 10:00 am - June 24 @ 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until June 23, 2021

$310 2 tickets left

This class focuses on frit and powder, offering students new and interesting ways to explore, light, texture and pattern in their work. Some of the areas covered in this classes include: making wafers, frit tinting, drawing with powder, pattern making, textures and simple design elements that can be incorporated into other fusing projects. This is a great class to learn more about how to create unique colours and styles in your work. Students will take home 2 projects and complete…

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Beginners Jewellery

June 26 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on June 18, 2021 at 9:00 am

$320 3 tickets left

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 safety, processes, tools, metal, general tips, design considerations and students practicing techniques. Upon completion students have the knowledge to continue to make basic jewellery pieces on their own. Please note all tools and equipment are provided, students will need to…

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Bead Making Intermediate- Hollow Beads 1 day workshop

June 27 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
$175 Sold out

If you are ready to take your bead making to the next level then this class offers you the perfect opportunity to learn some new skills and consolidate some basics along the way. Kathryn will teach students how to create hollow beads. Hollow beads are not only beautiful they allow you to create much bigger beads that are not as weighty as solid beads.  Students are expected to have the basics of bead making under their belt. All tools provided,…

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July 2021

Screen Printing 101

July 7 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
$290 5 tickets left

In this workshop students will be introduced to screen printing on glass. Techniques covered will include: preparing screen using drawn images, photos and text, different paints for different applications, firing and how to use screen printing tools correctly for glass. Students have the opportunity to have an image that they work on in class printed onto glass.  All materials included. Explanation on preparing a screen, hand-cutting stencils, exposing a screen, selecting suitable glass paints, mixing onglazes and basic firing schedules.

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Open studio

July 13 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
$40 10 tickets left

Open studio time for anyone who has attended classes at Blue Dog before and would like to use our facilities. Please note a staff member is present however the class is not tutored. Cold working equipment and firings are charged extra

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Soap making

July 31 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
$140 8 tickets left

Learn how to make all natural, quality soap using the heat and pour method of soap making.  You will learn how to prepare, make and pour your natural soaps that contain no nasties Topics covered in class include: additives such as essential oils, colouring, spices, clays, oils for moisturising, exfoliants; OH&S; correct moulds; cutting and storing soaps. All materials are included in the workshop. Students will make 4 bars of soap and learn all the skill to enable them to…

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August 2021

Cast your hand – 2 day workshop

August 4 @ 10:00 am - August 5 @ 3:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until August 4, 2021

$395

In this two day workshop students will learn basic casting techniques while making a glass cast of their own hand. Students will be guided through how to make a safe, flexible cast of their hand, this is then cast in solid wax, a refractory mould made, wax steamed out, glass put in and voila you have your hand in solid glass! This highly structured workshop gives you an sound introduction to glass casting. All materials are provided with the exception…

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soy candle making workshop

August 14 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$95 7 tickets left

Learn how to make fragrant soy candles that will make the perfect gift this festive session. We all love candles and they can be easily made at home with very little equipment. Our workshop will cover all the basics to get your started: -correct waxes to use - wick sizing -sections of fragrance and blending. Correct ratios for wax volumes. Synthetic v essential  -heating and handling wax safely and optimum temperatures. Students can expect to confidently walk away with enough…

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Bead Making Beginners 2 weeks

August 21 @ 10:00 am - August 22 @ 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until August 21, 2021

$270 Sold out

Venture into the world of hot glass! Create one-off glass beads, miniature artworks that others will marvel at. Teaching the basics of glass beadmaking, the tutor thoroughly explains all aspects of the process, no experience is necessary. Students need good eyesight and the steady use of both hands. Scheduled class times are highly structured with a balance between demonstrations and students practicing techniques. Upon completion students have the knowledge to continue to practice their bead making skills in their own…

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