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May 2020

Wax modelling and metal casting for jewellery 2 weeks

May 9, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until May 9, 2020

$270

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 tips, design considerations, tricks and practicing techniques. Upon completion students have the knowledge to continue to practice their wax working and casting on their own. All tools and equipment are provided, but students will need to pay for their casting…

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Murrine Tile Making 2 weeks

May 24, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Sunday, repeating until May 29, 2020

$490

Murrine are tiles of pattern that have been created by layering up a design in a block of glass, melting it together then cutting it with a diamond saw. These tiles are then fused into a final piece of glass to create interesting and repetitive patterns. Often in the kiln forming studio we will make these in the form of pattern bars, however true murrine cane is stretched out in a glory hole (hot box in a glass blowing studio)…

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Intro to Powder Printing

May 28, 2020 @ 10:00 am
$145

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 palette of Bullseye powders. It produces subtle colours, surprisingly clear images and an easy to clean work space (no messy screen printing inks to wash up). This half day workshop includes a brief talk on how screens are exposed, then…

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July 2020

Screen Printing 101

July 24, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
$290

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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December 2020

Soy Candle Making

December 5, 2020 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
$95

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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Soy candle making workshop

December 10, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
$95

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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January 2021

soy candle making workshop

January 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$95

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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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

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

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

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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