Dichroic Glass Fusing 3 Day workshop

$1,500.00

Dichroic Glass Fusing 3 Day Workshop

THIS WORKSHOP IS NOW FULL! ……2020 date TBA

3 Day Workshop held at Hot Dot Designs School of Fashion Jewellery

Where: Killarney Vale on the Central Coast
When: Saturday -Sunday – Monday   TBA
Time: 9am-4.30pm
Skill Level:  All -beginners to advanced
Price: $1500.00
This workshop is hands-on, creative, & fun jam-packed with so many techniques and you walk away with Fabulous Glass pieces & knowing from beginner to advanced techniques in 3 DAYS (WOW)
If you already have skills..we are going to take them to the NEXT LEVEL!!

* Discover the wonders, beauty & magic properties of Glass !!
& make your own STAND OUT FASHION JEWELLERY
* This is a workshop with realistic achievable professional learning outcomes for all levels including the raw beginner!!
* Positions fill quickly for these workshops so avoid disappointment book early
* Glass Test Pieces & Dichroic tests available to assist you in your colour and layering decisions.
* Students will be encouraged to design cut and make shapes of their choice with assistance.
* This is a great workshop, and an interesting way to cross over DICHROIC glass into your future jewellery designs.
* HDD offers kiln firing services which will allow you to continue working with glass in the future by having access to a kiln if you don’t have one. See kiln firing services

Course Details….see below

WHAT’S INCLUDED in your workshop

* Tuition & discussion of glass and its properties.
* Students will have their own designated areas, with all tools and grinding machine
(procedure, use & care of will be explained)
* All Glasses – dichroic – shapes – stringers – fritt
* A selection of ring & pendant findings for students use
* Notes (extensive soft copy) along with suggested firing schedule
* Kiln firings of all work completed in the workshop.

TECHNIQUES COVERED

* All students will have safety cutting grid mats to work on
safety procedures: discussed & practised with glass handling & compatibility
* Colour and design principles discussed.
* Students will have samples of finished work to inspire creativity over 50 colour test pieces – test boards to assist them in their choices.
* How to Layer the glass pieces, & add glass fusing pieces to enhance the final designs.
* Various methods will be discussed how to attach your finished glass pieces to make wearable jewellery.

WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING:

* Notebook – Apron
* Your enthusiasm to learn a fabulous new skill!
* IMPORTANT!!! please wear covered in shoes & no loose clothing

Course Details
WHAT YOU WILL MAKE IN THESE WORKSHOPS

* Glass pieces that can be designed & made into Jewellery
* HDD Studio is fully equipped with findings and bails should you want to purchase them)
* Pendants – Earrings – Brooches
* Students will be encouraged to work shapes that interest them.

Day 1: Level 1


* Square & or rectangle shapes for Rings or pendants (pendant can have holes drilled for hanging or hi-fire wire added for loop additions, to be later wire wrapped for hanging)
* Students practice cutting glass before they move on to their pieces.
* Preparing the glass, for the final touches.
* How to layer your pieces up ready for firing.
* Getting the work on the shelves ready for firing
* Kilns will fire as soon as the work is loaded or overnight!

 

Day 2: Level 2

* Students will unpack the kiln for the previous day ..that’s exciting!!
* Round/Oval shapes for pendants and or rings.
* Some of the rounds or Ovals can have holes drilled in them, students will have choices.
* Preparing the glass, for the final touches.
* How to layer your pieces up ready for firing.
* Getting the work on the shelves ready for firing

Day 3: Level 3

* Students will unpack the kiln for the previous day ..More Excitement!
* A discussion will take place on the results of the firings.
* Round/Oval shapes for pendants, these pieces will be made with a side to side hole (this is done with layering the glasses …
* Preparing the glass, for the final touches.
* How to layer your pieces up ready for firing.
* Getting the work on the shelves ready for firing
* firing from the last day will be posted to students

Extras:

* Depending on time students can make extra pieces so please come with some of your ideas & of drawings and I will do my best to help you achieve your goals.
* QUALITY over QUANTITY is my mantra!

Hot Dot Designs School of Fashion Jewellery awards students Certificates on Completion of all workshops

Wine & Cheese (or tea & coffee) will be served after this workshop for those that would like to relax before heading home

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Dichroic Glass Fusing 3 day workshop
Amazing learning outcomes!