Beginners Flameworking with Ian Pearson

Discover the magical world of Glass Flameworking with Caithness artist Ian Pearson.

A scientific and artistic lampworker, Ian skilfully blends traditional skills and modern technology to dramatic effect.

Specialising in unique, custom glass sculptures; Ian’s work has a lively and engaging narrative.

Working alongside Ian, this one-day workshop will give participants a hands-on insight in to basic flame-working techniques.

All skill levels welcome.

Ian commenced a career as a scientific glassblower with a company owned by his Uncle who was himself a scientific glassblower, thus continuing a family tradition. Following this three year employment which saw Ian carry out artistic demonstrations of flame working to local schools and charities, other employers included: Scientific Glassblowing Company, Oldham; Jencons Scientific, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire; United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority, Dounreay, Caithness. Ian retired from Dounreay in 2018 which allowed him to devote more time to Glass Creations and to focus on establishing himself as a glass artist.

November 12 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm