Make your Own Fused Glass Christmas Decorations

In Newcastle upon Tyne

£ 12 VAT inc.

Description

  • Typology

    Course

  • Location

    Newcastle upon tyne

  • Duration

    1 Week

Description

You can work to your own designs or from a range of available designs and templates under the guidance of the tutor.

Facilities

Location

Starts

Newcastle upon Tyne (Tyne and Wear)
See map
Regent Farm Road, NE3 3HD

Starts

On request

To take into account

Get ready for Christmas in this two-hour workshop where you will create your own beautiful decorations in fused glass.

No previous experience is necessary. You will be guided by the tutor through each stage of the project. You will be using simple hand tools therefore average dexterity will be necessary.

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Subjects

  • Glass

Course programme

How will I learn?

You will learn by making a finished piece. All glass work you create will be taken to a glass studio in the Ouseburn Valley to be fired in a kiln and will be available for you to collect from Gosforth Library the following week.

How will my progress be monitored and assessed?

You will be continually monitored and assessed by your tutor.

Progression opportunities

You can progress onto art and craft courses in a choice of subjects. Your tutor will be able to give you advice and guidance.

What equipment or materials will I need to provide?

Glass will be provided for you to work with and the cost will depend upon the number and size of decorations you decide to create. Typical amounts can range between £2 and £10.
There will be additional costs to cover kiln firings. For example, a coaster-sized panel will cost £1.50 to fire and an A4 size will cost £6.50. Further details will be provided by the tutor in week 1.

What other support is available?

Help with numeracy or literacy is available. ICT drop-in sessions are available during term time and are open to all learners. Additional support can be provided for students with learning difficulties and/or disabilities. Learner Support Funding is available for equipment, childcare and travel to learners who qualify. For further details please ask when enrolling.

The topics covered include:

How to cut glass and grind the edges
Assembling glass pieces to create your design
Individuals are encouraged to work on projects of their choice.

Make your Own Fused Glass Christmas Decorations

£ 12 VAT inc.