Learn to blow glass with Tim Shaw
3 day course / 11 - 13 July / 9.30 - 17.00 / £315 / Booking Essential
Delivered by international glass artist Tim Shaw and open to people new to glass or those with some experience, this three day course will concentrate on various glass making techniques.
Participants will learn about gathering, blocking, marvering, making paper weights, blowing baubles, attaching punties and basic colour application (powders and grains). Working in pairs, participants will develop their skills and create their own work to take away at the end of the Course.
Please ensure you have read the Terms and Conditions for this course before booking.
Tim Shaw is a professional glass artist who exhibits both nationally and internationally. Tim has three degrees in glass blowing, his career spans over two decades and he was worked around the globe. He owns and operates his own hot glass studio situated in the Adelaide Hills. Tim's pleasure in working with glass is evident to the viewer. His desire is to bring joy into the lives of people through his art glass and to transmit his passion for light, colour and beauty.
Glass Maker and Artist
I have worked at National Glass Centre since finishing my degree in 2005.
Head of Enterprise, Commissioning & the Studio
I am Head of Enterprise, Commissioning and the Studio at National Glass Centre at the University of Sunderland, England and am a member of the Senior Management Team.
My work uses a range of media which acknowledges the interface between both traditional practice and new media.
Learning and Engagement Officer
Rachel joined National Glass Centre in 2007 to support the Centre's learning and engagement programme having completed MA Glass the previous year.
Kalki Mansel is one of National Glass Centre's resident glass artists.
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