Glassblowing in Summer with Mark Eliott



WHEN: 10am-5pm 5 Jan 2019 – 6 Jan 2019

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.


Full weekend: $550 / $500 concession

1 day only: $290 / $270 concession

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 direct deposit to Wild Ibis Glass BSB: 062124 ACC: 10378502.

Please pay a $50 deposit by the Monday before (December 31st) 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.