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Glass Courses at the Glass Hub
 
ONE DAY GLASS FUSING
with Helga Watkins-Baker
 
students cutting glass on a fusing course at the glass hub
 
COURSE OUTLINE:
Discover the art of fusing glass with artist, author and experienced teacher, Helga Watkins-Baker. Helga will introduce you to the various techniques involved in creating fused glass pieces and guide you through the fundamentals of glass cutting, assembly, inclusions, kiln firing and slumping. You will have the opportunity to create your own designs in glass. A great introduction for beginners or artists working in other mediums to experiment with this art form. No experience with glass is required for this course.
 
TUTOR PROFILE - HELGA WATKINS-BAKER:
Helga originally trained in architectural stained glass, undertook postgraduate studies in kiln techniques for glass at Central St. Martin’s College, London, and an MA in Glass at Wolverhampton, specialising in kiln forming. She was chairperson of the Contemporary Glass Society from 2004-8, and was an original founder of the Liquid Glass Centre. Her glass work is an interpretation of ideas concerning nature, time, and the energy of natural forces and elements, such as air, water, light. She has worked in glass education for a number of years, and in 2010 published Kiln Forming Glass an in-depth guide to kiln processes for glass. She is co-director of The Glass Hub.
 
Helga Watkins-Baker  Kiln Cast Glass by Helga Watkins-Baker  Kiln Forming Glass by Helga Watkins-Baker
 
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IMPORTANT! Due to the cooling down processes involved with all glassmaking it is not possible for students to take work home on the day it is made. Work needs to cool slowly in our kilns and may be collected at a later time by arrangement or carefully packaged and posted to you for £20 (Our cost, no more).
 
   
 
COURSE TUTOR: Helga Watkins-Baker
 
COURSE LEVEL: Beginner - Intermediate
 
COURSE DATES & TIMES:
Thursday 18 January 2018
Saturday 24 March 2018
Saturday 14 April 2018
1 day (10am - 4.30pm)
 
COURSE INCLUDES:
Group and individual tuition
basic materials*
Use of facilities, tools and equipment
refreshments**
 
COURSE FEE: £120
 
BOOKING:
To book and pay online: click the 'Book online' button next to the (available) date of your choice to add a course to your cart. If you are booking as a GIFT then please add recipient's name or message at checkout if required. To book by post: click 'Print Form' and send completed form to us with a cheque. Please read our terms and conditions.
 
Please make sure the course you are choosing below has 'places'.
 
     
     
 Thu 18 Jan   PLACES
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 Sat 24 Mar   PLACES
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 Sat 14 Apr   PLACES
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OR BOOK JAN WITH 1 DAY FURTHER FUSING FOR £220
2 days - Fusing and Further Fusing
 
 
     
18 - 19 Jan   PLACES
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Treat Yourself to Lunch...
We order in a delicious buffet lunch from our local farm shop at £7.50 per day. A typical lunch consists of filled sandwiches or wraps with a choice of fillings, fresh salads and a cake/sweet.
 
To book a lunch there will be an option to add lunches to your cart before you checkout online and remember to adjust the quanitity if you would like lunch for more than one day.
If you are printing the booking form please add the number of lunches required and adjust the value of your payment accordingly.
 
If you have already booked your course and wish to add a lunch simply call us to arrange booking and payment on 01225 768888.
 
*extra materials available at cost
**This includes hot and cold beverages but not lunch. Please bring a packed lunch or book a lunch as there are no restaurants or shops nearby.
 
 
If you have any queries about this or any other Glass Hub course then please give us a call on 01225 768888. If there is nobody available then leave us a message and we will get bck to you as soon as we can.
 
 
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