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A Day of Glass Fusing - Christmas Decs Special - Broadstairs Library

Day of week:
Broadstairs Library , Broadstairs
Mixed Level
10:15 - 15:30
1 week

This course is a terrific opportunity to make exciting decorations from glass.
You will be guided through the stages required to make fused glass ornaments based on a series of geometric shapes, which can be assembled and decorated in a variety of different ways to make unique outcomes.
There will be enough time and glass provided to make a range of ornaments and you will be given individual support and guidance to design and make your own bespoke work in response to the task.

How will I be taught?

By demonstration and individual guided practice you will be taught to select, cut and combine glass safely to achieve a range of different layouts
By demonstration and individual guided practice you will be taught how to decorate your glass using Glassline paint
You will be able to see examples of glass ornaments showing what can be achieved

What do I need to bring with me?

For safety reasons you must wear casual clothing and closed toed shoes in the studio.
A sketchbook or notepad and pencil / pen
A ruler or set square

All the necessary specialist materials and equipment will be provided,

Once complete, your glass will need to be kiln fired, so it will be ready for collection 7 - 10 days after the event, depending on the type of work being produced. (Each firing will take around 9 hours and a day to cool before the kiln can be opened).
You will be notified when your glass is ready to collect at an arranged time, collection will be at the Broadstairs Library.

What can I do next?

We have a range of glass fusing courses running in the new year, please see our website for details

What do I need to join the course

No prior experience is necessary; just an open mind and a willingness to experiment.

Getting to your course

Find us

Broadstairs Library
The Broadway
CT10 2BS

If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 22 22* and quote the Course Code BRO/113154/K/NC.