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UP COMING WORK SHOPS 2017

 
Workshop Schedule at Axess Glass Products Term 3 and 4 2017 interested?                                        Please email tammi on tammi.king@axessglass.com or call 9463 0600.

1. Beginners Leadlight Workshop:

Description: This will be a 6-hour class and will include discussions on working with glass (including safety), glass cutting and shaping. There will also be a description of the projects that will be made and materials available. You will choose your pattern for a 30cm x 30cm panel which can be hung or placed in front of a window. You will Receive 3 lengths of lead (1 for the edges and 2 for internal use and pieces of glass suitable for your piece.

If you decide you have extra time and want to do an extra piece there will be a $40.00 fee for each addition piece. A 50% deposit will need to be made to guarantee a spot for the workshop. Deposit is non-refundable unless workshop is cancelled. There will need to be a minimum of 6 students per class.

Commencing: 3rd August 2017  Time: 10:00am 4:00pm

 

2. Intermediate fusing Workshop:

Description: This will be a 3-4-hour class which will run for 2 consecutive Thursdays. It will include demonstration/discussion our how to use a glass cutter, learning how to make your own frit and using a speed cutter. You will also join in on a discussion on doing creative work to increase your skills

A 50% deposit will need to be made to guarantee a spot for the workshop. Deposit is non-refundable unless workshop is cancelled. There will need to be a minimum of 6 students per class.

Commencing: 10th & 17th August 2017  Time: 10:00am 2:00pm

Need to supply own Materials includes 1 firing any additional firings will be $25.00.

 

  1. Beginners Mosaic Workshop

Description: This will be 4-hour class and will include discussions on working with glass (including safety), glass cutting using mosaic nippers and glass cutters. There will also be a discussion of the projects that will be made and materials available.

You will choose your pattern and will receive a backing sheet and a variety of glass suitable for your piece.

If you decide you have extra time and do an extra piece there will be a $40.00 fee with each additional piece.

A 50% deposit will need to be made to guarantee a spot for the workshop. Deposit is non-refundable unless workshop is cancelled. There will need to be a minimum of 6 students per class.

Commencing: 31st August 2017 Time: 10:00am – 2:00pm

 

  1. Vitrigraph Workshop:

 

Description: This will be a 4-hour class which will include discussions on how the vitrigraph kiln works including safety procedures and a discussion on projects being made. The teacher is Ettore Dipilla who has many years’ experience with fusing, leadlighting and mosaics and runs several classes per week from his studio.

Ettore will do a demonstration on how to pull vitrigraph stringers which can be twisted and bent into different shapes. Student will be encouraged to have a try and make their own.

Vitrigraph creates intricate designs which are unique and cannot be replicated with a glass cutter and can be used to enhance many projects. A small platter or set of coasters will be made on the day.

If you decide you have extra time and want to do an extra piece there will be a $40.00 fee for each addition piece. A 50% deposit will need to be made to guarantee a spot for the workshop. Deposit is non-refundable unless workshop is cancelled. There will need to be a minimum of 6 students per class.

Commencing: 7th September 2017 Time: 10:00am – 2:00pm

 

If you are interested in any of the Workshops mentioned please contact Tammi on tammi.king@axessglass.com or contact the sales office on 9463 0600.