Glassblowing in Winter with Mark Eliott



WHEN: 10am - 5pm 1 Jun 2019 – 2 Jun 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.


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 either in full via the link above, or in the form of a $50 deposit with the remainder to be paid by deposit or in cash at the start of class.

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

Payment or deposit must be received by the Monday before (May 27th) to hold a place in the class. Please email Mark with any questions and details of payments on Phone is 0411767346.

Other workshop dates:

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