Inclusions: All materials, everything you need!

Skill Level: Beginners – Advanced

3-day Workshop held at Hot Dot Designs School of Fashion Jewellery
Where: Killarney Vale on the Central Coast
When: Friday 27th  -Sunday 28th – Sunday 29th  May 2022
Time: 9am-4.30pm
Skill Level:  All -beginners to advance

Price: $1,500.00

you will make stunning glass pendants, that can be used for necklaces/rings/brooches

Dichroic Glass Fusing 3 Day Workshop

Course Details:

 3-day Dichroic glass fusing workshop Sat/Sun/Mon

Dichroic Glass Fusing 3 Day Workshop

3 Day Workshop held at Hot Dot Designs School of Fashion Jewellery
Where: Killarney Vale on the Central Coast
When: Friday 27th -Saturday 28th – Sunday 29th May 2022
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 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 are 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

OMG, this is an amazing workshop! 9am-4.30pm

  • Lunch will be provided for the 3 days
  • Maximum number of students in class 3
  • I will be on board to assist with design and cutting and YES you can do it!!!

Students will go from a raw beginner in 3 days to advanced level.
I will assist you with design and cutting and YES you can do it!!!

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 machines (procedure, use & care of will be explained)
  • All Glasses – dichroic – shapes – stringers – fritt
  • A selection of ring & pendant findings for student’s use.
  • Technical Notes (extensive soft copy) along with suggested firing schedule.
  • Kiln firings of all work completed in the workshop

TECHNIQUES COVERED in Workshop

  • 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 on 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

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 on 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 by 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 will be served after the 3rd day of this workshop for those that would like to relax before heading home