Glassblowing in Summer with Mark Eliott

TYPE: WORKSHOP

SPACE: OUT THE BACK

WHEN: 10am-5pm 1 Dec 2018 – 2 Dec 2018

COST: $270-550

Blowing and sculpting glass in the flame is a unique life-experience in this hands-on creative workshop for beginners and intermediate level students.

This 1 - 2 day introductory course focused on Summer colours and forms will cover many of the basic techniques for working borosilicate glass in the flame. You will use an oxygen-propane torch; to sculpt, join, stretch, blow, encase and mix colours. The focus will be on fun and planning combined with improvisation to produce a variety of objects you can take home such as: small abstract sculptures, vessels, wearable objects, animal and figurative forms, flowers, trees and other branching forms.

Cost: 

Full weekend: $550 / $500 concession

1 day only: $290 / $270 concession

Day 2 – 5 is for those who have completed day 1 or have previous experience.

Please arrive by 9.45 am wearing long sleeves and long pants from cotton or other non-flammable type cloth. Full covered shoes must be worn and long hair tied back.

Payment can be made by direct deposit to Wild Ibis Glass BSB: 062124 ACC: 10378502.

Please pay a $50 deposit by the Monday before (November 26th) to hold a place with the remainder to be paid by deposit or cash at the start of the class. Please email Mark with any questions and details of payments on mark@markeliottglass.com. Phone is 0411767346.