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Form to Fuse
Masterclass with Andrea Spencer
 
 
COURSE OUTLINE
Explore the potential of using flameworking techniques to create elements that can be fused to the surface of sheet glass. Over two days you will investigate solid-sculpting, drawing, colour applications, carving/texturing and construction at the torch, and then use these elements in combination with the effect of heat manipulation in the kiln.
 
PROFILE - ANDREA SPENCER

Andrea Spencer graduated from Edinburgh College of Art in 1993 with a BA (Hons) in Architectural Glass. Her commissioned art works specialise in innovative applications of glass for the built environment. Her small-scale sculpture and site-specific installations are concept driven, drawing from natural forms to create artworks that carry a personal narrative. Throughout her work she maintains an emphasis on the unique properties of glass, exploiting the intrinsic qualities of transparency, fragility and fluidity inherent within the material through the making process. Andrea ’s work is held in significant public and private collections and has been exhibited in galleries in the UK, USA and China, including the last three British Glass Biennale exhibitions. She has been an artist-in-residence at North Lands Creative Glass (Scotland) and has been a visiting artist at Penland School of Crafts (USA) and Pilchuck Glass School (USA).  Her work has been featured in the Corning Museum of Glass’ New Glass Review (2010).

 
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http://www.andreaspencerglass.com
 
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: Andrea Spencer
 
COURSE LEVEL: All Levels
 
COURSE DATES & TIMES:
3 Days - Wed 23 - Fri 25 January (10am - 4.30pm)
 
COURSE INCLUDES:
Group and individual tuition
basic materials*
Use of facilities, tools and equipment
refreshments**
 
COURSE FEE: £595
 
COURSE STATUS:
6 PLACES
 
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Treat Yourself to Lunch!
A delicious buffet lunch is available at £10 per person per day. A typical lunch consists of a selection of sandwiches, pies, wraps, salads and a cake. All locally sourced and delivered from Farleigh Road Farm Shop.
 
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 have already booked your course and wish to add a lunch simply call us to arrange booking and payment on 01225 768888.
 
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).
 
 
 
*extra materials available at cost
**This includes hot and cold beverages but not lunch. Please bring sandwiches or book a lunch as there are no restaurants or shops nearby.
 
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