Glass Fusing Workshop for Beginners


Next Available: 23 Oct 6:30PM
3.0 hours

Description

This is an intensive workshop where you will learn comprehensive glass fusing and slumping skills.

Specifically you will learn:

  • Understanding glass fusing and slumping
  • Supplies and equipment
  • Fusable glass in all its forms
  • How to cut glass using mosaic cutters, free hand scorers and a glass
  • cutting system
  • The basic fusing process
  • Make your first fused glass pieces

Includes glass and all materials for the 2-session workshop. At the first session you will make some small items (jewelry, coaster, small dish) in order to understand different firing outcomes, and at the second session you will make a piece 26cm x 26cm. This can be in the form of a flat art piece or a platter/dish..If you choose to make a larger item than what the course offers - or an additional item - you can do so but will be charged for the additional glass, materials and firing.

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Class Schedule

Class runs for 2 consecutive weeks on a Monday evening Time start: 6.30pm – 9.30pm

What you will learn
  • Understanding the basics of glass fusing and slumping
  • Acquire skills and knowledge necessary to fuse glass
  • Make your first fused glass pieces
What you will get
  • You will know the basics of fusing glass
  • Make some small pieces to learn and then create your first glass artwork
  • Structured workshop, small class, practical hands-on workshop and attention from instructor

What to bring
  • A black sharpie, a silver sharpie, and a container to store your cut glass (does not need to be larger than 30cm long x 5cm deep – but whatever you have).
  • If possible spend a bit of time looking at fused glass pieces on the web. This will be helpful but not essential when designing your own pieces.
What to wear

Casual; closed shoes

Appropriate for

This course is targeted at people with no glass fusing skills or for someone with a little knowledge but no application. This will be a hands-on workshop.


Merryl's Mosaics and Glass Studio is a mosaic and glass fusing studio where people come and learn to mosaic and fuse glass. Merryl's Mosaics is a creative, stimulating and inviting environment in which to learn, create, relax and express yourselves.

We run workshops and also have an open studio where you can come and create on an on-going basis. We also hold parties for children and adults, holiday programs and team building functions. Merryl’s Mosaics has been operating since 2008. We have taught thousands of people about the magic of mosaics!

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