Glassblowing in Spring with Mark Eliott



WHEN: 10am-5pm 1 Sep 2018 – 2 Sep 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 is focused on spring colours and forms. It will cover many of the basic techniques for working borosilicate glass in the flame. A special introductory taster session will be available for those who don't wish to attend the full weekend.

An oxygen-propane torch is used to sculpt, join, stretch, blow, encase and mix colours. The focus will be on fun, planning and improvisation.

You will take home a variety of objects such as small abstract sculptures, vessels, wearable objects, animals, figures, flowers and branching forms.


Spring workshop #1: Saturday 1st Sep – Sunday 2nd Sep.
Spring workshop #2: Saturday 6th Oct – Sunday 7th Oct.
Special Intro ‘Taster’ session: 10 am - first day of each workshop.


Full weekend: $550 / $500 concession

1 day only: $290 / $270 concession

2 hour intro only: $90

Day 2 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 via the link above or direct deposit to Wild Ibis Glass BSB: 062124 ACC: 10378502.

Please pay a $50 deposit by the Monday before (September 27th) 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 Phone is 0411767346.

Mark is available for one-on-one lessons, classes on demand, interactive demonstrations and glass artwork commissions all year round. Please contact him on the address above for any enquiries.