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5-7 Apr · 18-20 Oct ‘16 »
Tues 5 - Thurs 7 Apr · Tues 18 - Thurs 20 Oct ‘16

Lampworking with Ian Pearson

Event Type: Craft Course/Workshop
This course is aimed at those who wish to experience and learn some basic elements of working glass in an open flame, (Lampworking/Flameworking). It will appeal to the beginner as much as those with previous experience. The material used will be borosilicate glass and be mostly clear tubing and rod of various sizes. Objectives will be set at the start of each day with the final day seeing a cumula
About the organiser
North Lands Creative Glass,
Quatre Bras,
Lybster,
Caithness,
KW3 6BN
 
11-15 Apr ‘16 »
Mon 11 - Fri 15 Apr ‘16

Concept, Context, Connection with Carrie Fertig

Event Type: Craft Course/Workshop
This concept-driven skills class will use clear borosilicate flame-worked glass for the development of ideas: gaining and changing meaning from context; and using components as a tool of connection. Beginning with solid glass rods and moving quickly to blowing sculpture from multiple tubes, we will cover methods to increase scale including hand torch use for large-scale work.
About the organiser
North Lands Creative Glass,
Quatre Bras,
Lybster,
Caithness,
KW3 6BN
 
30 May - 3 June ‘16 »
Mon 30 May - Fri 3 June ‘16

Narrative Sculpture: Through Printmaking and Pate de Verre

Event Type: Craft Course/Workshop
This workshop led by Karen Akester offers an introduction to open mould casting and pate de verre: a fantastic process which allows vibrant and precise colour application.
Taking inspiration from folktales, poetry, storytelling, you will create your own narrative sculptures.
About the organiser
North Lands Creative Glass,
Quatre Bras,
Lybster,
Caithness,
KW3 6BN
 
6-10 June ‘16 »
Mon 6 - Fri 10 June ‘16

Contemporary Glass Painting and Layering

Event Type: Craft Course/Workshop
This course led by Jeff Zimmer, is about creating three dimensional images on glass using both traditional and photographic approaches. We will exploit the transparency of glass and layer techniques and images to collage and create a sense of space. We will use hand painted enamels, photo-sensitive sandblast resists and printed transfers.
About the organiser
North Lands Creative Glass,
Quatre Bras,
Lybster,
Caithness,
KW3 6BN
 
2-8 Aug ‘16 »
Tues 2 - Mon 8 Aug ‘16

Rematerialisation of Systems with El Ultimo Grito

Event Type: Craft Course/Workshop
This class is open to applicants from all backgrounds and will be supported by a glassmaker in the hot shop, who can work from drawings and instructions. If you are a glass blower it is possible to make your own components. Book by: 31 Mar '16
About the organiser
North Lands Creative Glass,
Quatre Bras,
Lybster,
Caithness,
KW3 6BN
 
22-30 Aug ‘16 »
Mon 22 - Tues 30 Aug ‘16

Casting in Nature: Master Class with Colin Reid

Event Types: Craft Course/Workshop · Master Class
Working with kilncast glass we will use the wonderful landscape and nature around North Lands as the source of form, texture and inspiration from which to cast.
Previous experience helpful but not essential. Bring old clothes, this will be a messy workshop. Book by: 31 Mar '16
About the organiser
North Lands Creative Glass,
Quatre Bras,
Lybster,
Caithness,
KW3 6BN
 
22-30 Aug ‘16 »
Mon 22 - Tues 30 Aug ‘16

Reinventing the Sphere: Master Class with David King

Event Types: Craft Course/Workshop · Master Class
In this class, glassblowing skills will be developed through repetition and thoughtful analysis of the process. Artists, designers, and glass makers alike will benefit from a back to basics approach with one on one technical support and no previous experience needed.Students will establish a strong foundation by learning how to "set up" their bubbles in the Venetian style. Book by: 31 Mar '16
About the organiser
North Lands Creative Glass,
Quatre Bras,
Lybster,
Caithness,
KW3 6BN
 
 

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