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March 2021

Lost wax casting

March 9 @ 10:00 am - March 11 @ 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until March 9, 2021

$580 1 ticket left

This is your opportunity to learn a casting technique that will allow you to create fully three-dimensional glass forms. It is an extremely versatile process, enabling you to make almost limitless solid glass forms. The method involves making a refractory mould around a wax model. The wax is then removed - or 'lost' - to create a cavity, which is then filled with molten glass. In this intensive three-day course you'll be stepped through each part of the casting process.…

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Mould Making for Slumping

March 13 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
$345 4 tickets left

Learn how to make simple and effective slump moulds for fused glass. Create shapes that are unique and reusable in fired clay and Ceramaguard. We will guide you through modeling and firing clay to produce moulds that give your work a new dimension and allow you to produce glass that is truly unique. These moulds can be used repetitively and can be used for slumping, fusing mats, cabochon shapes and simple open face casting. Students will make 3 moulds to…

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April 2021

Screen Printing Intensive

April 14 @ 10:00 am - April 16 @ 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until April 14, 2021

$720 3 tickets left

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 each different application presented in the workshop. The emphasis of the workshop is for students to develop a personal language in glass, utilising images created by the students rather than images commercially available. While no experience in glass painting or…

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Beginners Jewellery

April 17 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on February 25, 2021 at 9:00 am

$320 4 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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Cold Working with Kirstie Rea 3 days

April 23 @ 10:00 am - April 25 @ 4:00 pm
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An event every 3 days that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until April 23, 2021

Coldworking, as it sounds, is changing the shape or surface texture of glass using tools and processes that do not rely on heat. Coldworking methods include grinding, carving, engraving, polishing, sandblasting, and other techniques to give your work a professional finish. Learn the basics of coldworking with glass artist and coldworking expert Kirstie Rea. Kirstie will take the class through the proper use of each coldworking machine at Blue Dog Glass. Students will also be set projects that will allow…

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Cold Working with Kirstie Rea

April 27 @ 10:00 am - April 29 @ 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until April 27, 2021

Coldworking, as it sounds, is changing the shape or surface texture of glass using tools and processes that do not rely on heat. Coldworking methods include grinding, carving, engraving, polishing, sandblasting, and other techniques to give your work a professional finish. Learn the basics of coldworking with glass artist and coldworking expert Kirstie Rea. Kirstie will take the class through the proper use of each coldworking machine at Blue Dog Glass. Students will also be set projects that will allow…

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May 2021

Cast your hand – 2 day workshop

May 26 @ 10:00 am - May 27 @ 3:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until May 26, 2021

$395 3 tickets left

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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June 2021

Casting a perfect bowl

June 15 @ 10:00 am - June 17 @ 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until June 15, 2021

$610 10 tickets left

Running over three days this workshop covers aspects of lost wax casting while learning how to creating deep sided glass bowls. With most aspects of kiln forming we are limited to shallow bowls and platters, casting allows us to create forms that are not normally available to us. Building the form in wax allows you to create deep sided and/or elaborately formed bowls, these are then cast in a refractory mould and hot glass is cast into the cavity during…

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