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Fused Glass Christmas Decorations

Make beautiful decorations using fused glass techniques.

Who is this course for

This course is for beginners or those with some glass experience who wish to create some festive wonders in glass. This is a short introductory weekend course for those who want to learn more about fused glass - melting glass together in a kiln. You will learn to cut glass and the basic principles of glass fusing.

What does this course cover

The course will introduce students to basic fusing techniques within glass. You will learn to cut straight lines and curves and make a glass Christmas bauble, a garland and a glass star, and also have an opportunity to design your own decoration if you wish to. We will look at lots of samples and materials and briefly go through firing schedules.

What you should be able to do by the end of the course:

1. Have a basic understanding of fusing techniques.
2. Demonstrate how to safely cut glass
3. Have made several Christmas decorations

What will it be like

The teaching and learning methods we use on the course:
The techniques are taught by demonstrations and images. I also have lots of samples to illustrate different processes and handouts.

How we assess your progress on the course:
We'll have an informal chat about the work produced on day one, and go through any questions that may arise.

What else do you need to buy or do

All materials provided

What this course could lead to

Other art courses at Mary Ward Centre including Pre-Foundation in Applied or Fine Art courses, Foundation into Art and Design.
Students can develop their skills further by progressing on to other Mary Ward Centre courses in Glass.
Courses including other fused glass and Glass: Surface Decoration,' 'Stained Glass', 'Mosaic Art and Ceramic Processes for Sculpture.

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Concessions:

This course has concessions available for people who meet certain criteria

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