Glass Making Workshops

As per current covid safety guidelines, worshops are unavailable to book. The new bden studio will be ready to accept students as soon as the lockdown is over.

Jan 2021

One to one guidance through the glass making processes.

Email or call to book:

bdenglass@outlook.com

07969 555 283

Beginner Session

1.5 hours

An introduction to glass lampworking, best for beginners.

 

In this session you will learn the basics of working with soft glass on a lampwork torch, familiarise yourself with the tools,  equipment and materials.

 

You will have the chance to make a small set of beads to take away with you. If you choose to have the beads made into a piece of jewellery or jewellery set, you will receive a 25% discount on the finished product(s) excluding the cost of the glass which is included in the price

  • Heating up the glass

  • Applying glass to the mandrel

  • Basic bead making

  • Dot decoration

  • Frit and stringer decoration

£45

Half day

3 hours

A follow on from the beginner session. Suitable for beginners.

 

In this workshop you will learn and develop the relevant techniques for working with soft glass on a lampwork torch. Familiarise yourself with the tools, equipment and materials.

 

Receive a onetime 25% discount on future purchases of bden products and services

  • Heating up the glass

  • Applying glass to the mandrel

  • Basic bead making

  • Dot decoration

  • Frit and stringer decoration

  • Bead shaping

  • Layering colours

  • Making stringers

 

£87.50

 

Full day

5 hours

Best for someone with at least a little experience in lampworking.

 

A full day of tuition in lampwork glass making, utilising various  decorative techniques and styles.

 

Receive a onetime 25% discount on future purchases of bden products and services

  • Heating up the glass

  • Applying glass to the mandrel

  • Basic bead making

  • Dot decoration

  • Frit and stringer decoration

  • Bead shaping

  • Layering colours

  • Making stringers

  • Advance shapes

  • Cabochons

  • Surface pattern

  • Clear overlay

 

£150

 

 

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