Glassblowing in Winter with Mark Eliott
SPACE: OUT THE BACK
WHEN: 10am-5pm 30 Jun 2018 – 1 Jul 2018
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 winter 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
Winter workshop #1: Saturday 30th June – Sunday 1st July
Winter workshop #2: Saturday July 7th – July 8th
Day 2 – 5 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 (wkshp #1 – June 25th and wkshp #2 July 2nd) 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.