Further info for the Glass workshops
Fused Glass is a technique where you place pieces of coloured glass on to a glass sheet base to create an abstract pattern, or a picture. The piece is then taken by Angela to her kiln and fired. This makes the glass slump or fuse (much like cheese on toast!) so that the edges of the glass become more rounded and melts together.
Please note with the exception of the Kids Sessions, the charge for the glass materials used and for the subsequent firing of the made objects is included in the Workshop Fee, for the first object made. If you wish to make more pieces or larger objects, a further cost may be necessary on the day. Full details will be given at the beginning of the workshop.
Don't forget - if you have already been to a Session, you can come along to another to make more smaller pieces or a larger piece - only this time you will know more of how to do it ! Some people want to make something which will take longer (a project), and you can do that by talking to Angela and coming along to several sessions to make your bigger piece.
We are also arranging special Kids Sessions in the Half Terms. In these sessions children can make a glass piece such as a Bug or a Flower. Unlike the Adult Sessions there is no cutting of glass, but the placing of pre cut glass shapes - much like a mosaic.
All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult, who must remain in the building during the session. The adult can help the child if required (though most like to get on with it themselves !)