Glassblowing in Summer with Mark Eliott



WHEN: 10am – 5pm 2 Feb 2019 – 3 Feb 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 (January 28th) 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 [email protected]. Phone is 0411767346.

Other workshop dates:

1st Autumn workshop - March 2-3
2nd Autumn workshop - April 6-7
3rd Autumn workshop - May 1-2
1st Winter workshop - June 1-2
2nd Winter workshop - July 6-7
3rd Winter workshop - Aug 3-4
1st Spring workshop - Sept 7-8
2nd Spring workshop - Oct 26-27
3rd Spring workshop - Nov 16-17
1st Summer Workshop - Dec 7-8