Workshops and classes
I run a variety of workshops and courses in glass creation for beginners and intermediate students here at The Clay and Glass Studios in the delightful Wiltshire village of Ogbourne St. George.
Fees for the one-day and two-day workshops all include materials and lunch. The course descriptions below have a facilit to enquire about workshops and courses. I look forward to discussing a course or workshop with you.
Marlborough College Summer School
In addition to my workshops and classes at the studio I also teach at Marlborough College Summer School. Run during July each year these are comprehensive courses where you create a number of clay and glass items. For full details of the Summer School visit the Marlborough College website.
Weekly Glass Classes
My 10 week courses in glass creation is for beginners and intermediate students. Classes are 2 hours long and run in a friendly and relaxed environment with small groups.
You will learn two methods are for stained glass construction during this course. The Tiffany style of copper foiling, for interior decorative items. Leading, the traditional method of assembling glass for external purposes where glass is cut to shape and fitted into pre-formed lead channels.
Students are able to make Kiln-formed glass during these sessions, there is the added cost of the firing of their work.
The course fee is £120. for 10 weeks. Please use the contact page to discuss and book your place.
Kiln Formed Glass
This workshop offers a wonderful introduction to kiln formed glass, using Bullseye transparent, opal and iridescent glass. You will gain an understanding of the materials, techniques and processes involved while producing your own piece.
Using sheet glass, frits, stringers and wire, you will be shown how to cut glass, add inclusions to create some coasters a plate or a panel. You will also make some jewellery using dichroic glass.
No prior glass experience is necessary, just enthusiasm! The course fee of £120 includes all materials and lunch on the day. Please use the contact page to discuss and book your place.