Glass events taking place around Scotland

Flame Working with Ian Pearson

October 10 – October 12 2017 This course is aimed at those who wish to experience and learn some basic elements of working glass on an open flame. It will appeal to the beginner as much as those with previous experience. The material used will be borosilicate glass and be mostly clear tubing and rod of various […]

Hot Printing: Frit de Verre

August 27, 2018 – September 4, 2018 In this 10 day master class, Anne Petters will introduce a specific glass frit technique, which translates the idea of intaglio printing into a sculptural kiln forming process. In her work Anne Petters uses glass and other materials, including natural phenomena, in a poetic and metaphoric way. Anne Petters (born 1978 in […]

In From The Cold

September 24, 2018 – September 28, 2018 Anthony Scala will lead this 5-day technical class looking at the possibilities achievable when using cold working techniques within sculptural glass. The class will investigate form, surface finish, decoration and the interplay of light, reflection and refraction within the glass object. An introduction to the types of adhesives used for different […]

Intermediate Flame Working

October 9, 2018 – October 11, 2018 Continue expanding your flame working skills during this intermediate flame working workshop led by Ian Pearson. Expect to develop the techniques learned in the introduction to flame working class as well as new, more advanced techniques. This class is open to those who have completed the introduction to flame work class and […]

Anatomy and Glass

May 28, 2018 – June 1, 2018 Alan Horsley leads this class dedicated to the development of figurative sculpture in cast glass following the process from creation through to cast object. The first part of the course will be spent working with a life model sculpting directly from life in clay and wax. These 3 dimensional drawings […]

Narrative Sculpture: Through Printmaking and Pate de Verre

May 7, 2018 – May 12, 2018 Karen Akester offers an introduction to open mould casting and pate de verre; a fantastic process which allows vibrant and precise colour application. Taking inspiration from folktales, poetry and storytelling, you will create your own narrative structures. Through demonstrations, drawing, printmaking and discussion we will explore colour and glass paste […]

Shifting Boundaries

August 8, 2018 – August 16, 2018 Silvia Levenson will lead participants in developing their own language by using glass as narrative medium. The basic glass working technique will be lost wax and open face kilnforming. The aim of this workshop is shifting boundaries in order to think new works and installations inspired by the sense of place […]

Surface, Texture and Mark-Making

September 17, 2018 – September 21, 2018 Marina Hanser will lead a class dedicated to exploring non-traditional methods of mark making in kiln-formed glass to help each artist find their individual voice. The 5-day workshop will introduce a variety of techniques including kiln-forming, kiln-casting, pate de verre and cold working as well as ways to use them to […]

Blossom Flower

“GLASS MEADOW” at Veneer Gallery

PREVIEW on Friday 14th of July, 7pm – 10pm   Cressa is a Glasgow-based glass artist, working mainly with kiln-formed Bullseye opaque glass. Her work is fresh, vibrant and colourful; her pieces draw on her love of botanical forms, and give a playful interpretation of the stylised retro designs of the 1950s. Cressa produces a […]