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  • New Directions in Fused Glass with Brad Walker

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This course is now sold out, if you would like to be added to our waiting list please email catherine@creativeglassguild.co.uk and we will let you know if a space becomes available that we can offer you.

A unique opportunity to explore new directions in fused glass with the amazing Brad Walker on this five day masterclass course.

Time to move beyond the basics and onto a smorgasbord of intermediate and advanced kiln-forming techniques.  No matter your experience level, you’re certain to learn something new in this five-day, action-packed, hands-on workshop using System 96 glass.  We’ll cover the latest on different fused glass techniques, with a focus on three main areas:

  • From basic crackle with glass powder to variations with silver, reactions, and spacing
  • Harnessing flow with stringers and pattern bars
  • Creating strip pieces that don’t just walk the straight and narrow
  • Special bonus:  tricks with iridized glass

In addition to learning a wealth of techniques, Brad will cover firing schedules, troubleshooting, basic coldworking, and more.  You’ll leave with lots of sample tiles, several completed projects, and handouts of major topics covered.  

A knowledge of basic fusing principles is essential, and the ability to cut glass is required.

Brad Walker is founder and owner of warmglass.com, the internet’s longest running website devoted strictly to kiln-forming.  He is also the author of two books:  Contemporary Warm Glass and Contemporary Fused Glass.

Pay the 50% deposit to confirm your place. The remainder is due by 31st November 2017. Full course price £795. Discounts are not applicable to this course.

There will be a maximum of 10 students.

What do I need to bring?

Nothing but yourself and a sturdy pair of closed-toed shoes. All of your glass, materials and tools are provided.

Lunch:

We will provide a delicious lunch each day, alternative sandwiches from Pret a Manger with hot options from a local cafe, as well as light refreshments throughout the course. Please let us know in advance if you have any special dietary requirements. We will do our best to cater to everyone but this cannot always be guaranteed.

Accessibility:

We will try to make our courses accessible to all however if you have any disabilities or physical limitations of any kind we ask that you discuss it with us before booking.

Cancellations:

Failure to pay the full fee by 31st November 2017 invalidates your booking. Fully paid students: For cancellations made 4 weeks in advance we offer a full refund or one free date change. For cancellations made 3 weeks in advance we offer a 75% refund or one free date change. For cancellations made 2 weeks in advance we can only offer a 50% refund. If we receive less than 2 weeks’ notice we are unable to offer a refund or date change on course places.  If a date change has been requested we cannot offer a refund on a subsequent cancellation.

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