Glassblowing in Winter with Mark Eliott

TYPE: WORKSHOP

SPACE: OUT THE BACK

WHEN: 10am - 5pm 6 Jul 2019 – 7 Jul 2019

COST: $270-550

Blowing and sculpting glass in the flame is a unique 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.

Please see the website for more information on safety equipment and payment methods.

Mark Eliott is a contemporary artist working in glass, stop-motion animation and music. He completed a Master of visual arts and Master of studio arts at Sydney College of the Arts as well as and associate diploma in Jazz studies (saxophone) at Sydney conservatorium of music. He is currently undertaking a PHD at the Australian National University, Canberra.