Upcoming Beginners Workshop
April 22 with Roberta and Laurel
Don't miss out on our upcoming workshops this year!
Learn how to manipulate molten glass into beautiful and original paperweights and glass tumblers during this workshop with one of Australia's most prominent glassblowers and glass artisans.
This one-day workshop offers a fantastic opportunity to discover traditional Venetian techniques used in hot glass studios. With no experience necessary, the workshop is a perfect introduction into the world of glass blowing.
The course covers equipment, tools, OH&S and proper working procedures used in hot shops. Gathering, marvering and shaping of molten glass, and correct tool usage will be taught and demonstrated.
Colour-application techniques will also be introduced with participants choosing and applying their own colour combinations. All materials, tools and glass are provided.
Over the duration of the workshop participants will have the opportunity to complete 4-5 individual paperweights that will be available to take home once the overnight annealing process is complete.
Postage of your artworks can be arranged if you are unable to pick them up in person.
What to wear and bring
Participants are asked to wear non synthetic clothing- cotton and or wool is fine. enclosed comfortable shoes long hair tied back and 2 pairs of old long thick socks to cut up for arm sleeves.
1 hour is allocated for lunch, tea and coffee provided.
Gordon Studio Glassblowers, 290 Red Hill Rd., Red Hill, Vic 3937 Corner of Dunns Creek Rd. Mel Ref 161 H12
9.30am – 4.30pm
$300 per person Max. 8 people
Deposit of $100.00 required to secure a place and final balance of $200.00 payable in class.
Cancellation deposit money only returned if your workshop place is filled.
Payment can be made by Credit Card or by Direct Deposit.
To book now please contact the Studio on 03 5989 7073.
Get in Touch
For any request or interest in any of our works please feel free to contact us via our phone, fax, email or postal options listed below.
Address: 290 Red Hill Road. cnr Dunns Creek Road Red Hill VIC 3937 Australia
Phone: +61 3 5989 7073
Fax: +61 3 5989 7072