Course code: QCXR603P
Subject area: Art & Design
Study level: Part Time
Course level: U
10:00am - 4:00pm
8th Oct 2022 - 8th Oct 2022
01235 555 585
This course is an introduction to the skills and techniques involved in glass fusing and slumping. We will make two items during the day; a bowl/platter and either coasters, a light catcher or a wind chime. You will have the opportunity to experiment with a variety of ideas and glass materials.
Project 1: You can create either a small wall hanging, coaster or a wind chime. You will have the opportunity to experiment with a variety of glass materials including frits, confetti, glass powders and even melting stringers over a flame.Project 2: You will learn techniques to design your own sheet of art glass. This will then be used to form a slumped bowl or platter. Suitable moulds will be discussed and prepared for this process as the technique will include two firings
Skills/Techniques Covered• Design techniques and special effects• Fusing processes• Glass Cutting Techniques• Melting glass stringers over a flame.• Preparation of moulds for slumping• Health and Safety when working with glass materials
Please bring with you:• a sketchbook/notebook and pen • photos, patterns and pictures to use as inspiration for your mosaic • a dust mask • an apron• an old but clean dishcloth is useful• wear closed-toe shoes
Abingdon and Witney College is subject to Ofsted regulation and is required to work with all its students to make sure they understand Government initiatives around Safeguarding, Prevent and Fundamental British Values. Information on these matters will be shared with you during your course.
You will also be asked to complete monitoring paperwork, which helps us to deliver course content to the highest quality.
16 - 18 Fee
Tuition Fee: £42.00Exam Fee: £0.00Materials: £45.00
Total Cost: £87.00
19+ Reduced Fee
Tuition Fee: £25.20Exam Fee: £0.00Materials: £45.00
Total Cost: £70.20