In this class we will be looking at creating images using photoresist stencil material as a mask for sandblasting. Detailed images, text and patterns can be created on glass using this technique. Students will utilise our per-selected images and learn how to use a uv light to expose onto a uv sensitive film that adheres to the glass and creates a  stencil suitable for sandblasting. Students will make a variety of text tiles and one glass or bottle.  We will be looking at blasting though layers of irridised glass and powder layers, deep carving, imaging on a 3D object and working paints into blasted images. All materials other than a bottle or glass are included in the class fee.

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Class Schedule

2 Sessions over 2 days (9:30am - 12:30pm)

What you will learn
  • stenciling and photo resist imaging
  • Sand blasting
  • working on glass and 3D forms
What you will get
  • several test tiles and a glass bottle

What to bring
  • 2 Glass Bottles or Jars
  • Pen & Paper
What to wear

Long pants, closed toe and closed heel shoes.

Appropriate for

Beginners through to advanced


Blue Dog Glass

Vendor since 2016

Located in Mordialloc, Melbourne, Blue Dog Glass is a unique business dedicated to offering quality products, tuition and commissions in the field of kiln formed glass. We combine artistic flair, refined technique and practicality to produce items and services of true individuality. We stock an extensive selection of materials and tools for any glass enthusiast as well as providing specialist technical support.

As importers and distributors of Bullseye Glass and Paragon kiln products, our range of glass and products are of the highest quality. At  Blue Dog Glass we also provide a personalised commission service including cast hand prints, functional ware, business or sporting awards and architectural lighting design. Our team can collaborate with your business to produce design prototypes and items best suited to your needs.

Classes offered at Blue Dog Glass are conducted by professional artists and offer students the opportunity to learn in a friendly and creatively conducive environment. Our classes cater for absolute beginners and craft makers through to professional artists looking to expand their practice with specialist glass workshops.

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