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Tel. 01483 548480
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Smithbrook Glassblowing Studio
26, Smithbrook Kilns
Cranleigh
Surrey
GU6 8JJ
On the A281 5 miles south of Guildford

One day course

Creating sculptural glass

The aim of this exciting one day course is for your to learn the basic techniques of working with hot glass.

No experience will be necessary for the student to have this rare insight and opportunity to work with this magical medium.

Morning
  • Gather glass from the furnace
  • Sculpting, shaping and manipulating molten glass using specialist tools
  • Working at the glass blower's bench
  • Colour application and creating abstract forms
Afternoon
  • Blowing and shaping a bubble using the skills learnt during the morning.  
  • Venture into the next stage of this experience of working with this fascinating material
  • Gravity heat and air will enable you to achieve the final piece

 
You will have the rare and unique opportunity to make a bowl, plate, vase or tumbler to your design incorporating colour, shape and form as desired.

Length of course is 5 hours starting at approximately 10am.  All tools and equipment will be provided.  Sensible shoes must be worn and long hair tied back.

Don't forget to bring your camera!

The cost is £175 per person

Payment is required in advance and is non-refundable.