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Creepy Crawly Critters - Glass School Holidays

Make your own articulated fused glass bugs


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Description

Make a selection of articulated (body parts with connecting joints) creepy crawly critters. Spider, insects, robots, and all manner of other animal and object can be made in this manner. Each student will make up to 3 creepy crawly bugs and animals from a base glass and wire, decorations can be added using paints, powders, glass pieces, and noodles. A range of body shapes will be provided to allow for all skill levels and critter shapes will include; bugs, cats, dogs, dinosaurs and more. Pieces will be fired after completion of the class and collection will be arranged for a later date.


All tools and materials are included in this class which is suitable for ages 7+ as it will involve working with pieces of glass.


Under 9 must be accompanied by an adult - Participants 9+ are able to be dropped off and picked up from the class and guardians do not have to stay for the 2 hours. 

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What you will learn
  • Learn how to make combine different forms of glass
  • Plan your creatures to build with the supplied pieces
  • Learn how seperate pieces of glass will fuse to become one
What you will get
  • After firing each participant will be able to take home their critters

What to bring
  • All tools and materials and saftey equipment are provided. Just bring yourself
What to wear

It is best to wear clothes that can get dirty and all participants and supervising adults must wear closed toe shoes. Safety glasses will be provided for use.

Appropriate for

For ages 7+ - under 9 must be accompanied by an adult


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The Old Auction House

Vendor since 2018

The Old Auction House is an independently run multi-use arts precinct located in the regional Victorian town of Kyneton, just an hour north of Melbourne.  Housed in a historic weatherboard building, which served as the much loved Ferris auction rooms for over 80 years, the precinct opened in April 2017 and is home to a variety of artistic spaces.

The Old Auction House is currently home to a retail shop specialising in quality Australian handmade items, four working artist studios including local glass artists Leadlight By Ettore, a teaching space for visiting artists, and two gallery spaces with rotating exhibitions.

  The Old Auction House is open 7 days and the entire space has been renovated to be accessible for those with prams, wheelchairs, and mobility issues.

The Old Auction House has a focus on community engagement in the arts. Each studio runs a variety of classes with different artists and materials throughout the year. Some of our Studios and regular teachers are listed below!


Leadlight By Ettore - With over 40 years of experience in glass arts, Ettore and Rhain run weekend workshops, term classes, private groups, school holiday classes and 2 hour sessions. LBE run courses in a variety of glass arts and skills including fusing (warm glass), copper-foiling, leadlighting, and mosaics. 


Kyneton Craftery - Craft, Chat & Caffeinate!  With a love of everything craft, Kyneton Craftery run a variety of craft classes for adults and children. We believe you don't have to be able to draw or paint to craft and you are never too old!!! Beading, wire jewellery, stamp carving, linocuts and printing, fabric dyeing, marbling, cardmaking, embossing, alcohol ink, acrylic pouring, macrame and the list goes on!


Teaching Space - The Old Auction House also has a variety of visiting artists who teach their own specialty classes for beginners through to master classes.


 Please have a look through our full list of classes to see the range of crafts and skills you can learn with our tutors or get in touch to book a private group session or party.



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Refund & Cancellation Policy

Cancellation of session booking within 7 days of the workshop start date will forfeit the full workshop fee. If cancelled by the participant between 7 - 21 days before the workshop a 50% deposit will not be refunded. At management discretion participants may be transferred to another workshop or session.


If a workshop is cancelled by The Old Auction House due to insufficient enrollments, participants will be given the choice between a full refund or can transfer to a replacement workshop. Notification of cancellation of workshops will be at least 2 days before the workshop starts.

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Terms & Conditions

Please ensure that all dress code guidelines and age restrictions are carefully followed as management will not allow incorrectly attired participants to have access to the studio spaces at The Old Auction House which may result in any fees being forfeited. Please note that even when visiting the studios these dress codes will still apply.

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Thom

09 October 2018 • Creepy Crawly Critters - Glass School Holidays

Fantastic! Thom really enjoyed the class and the 'Creepy Crawly Critters' he brought home afterwards are wonderful.

scarett

07 April 2018 • Creepy Crawly Critters - Glass School Holidays

It was a really great school holiday activity. It was fun doing a craft activity that I can't do at home.