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07.01.23 - Fused Glass Taster Session

Learn fused glass in Knowle, Solihull with Melissa Keskinkilinc

  • Ended
  • 40 British pounds
  • Melissa's Melting Pot

Service Description

Join us for a 2 hour taster session in Enamelling with Melissa Keskinkilinc at her home studio in Knowle, Solihull. Glass fusing is the art of melting glass using a kiln. We will be exploring this, learning how to fuse pieces of glass, frit and enamel powder on to a piece of base glass to create a glossy glass surface. You do not need any experience to book a place on the workshop and will be experimenting with simple techniques to create a small picture or piece of jewellery. You will learn the basics of fusing, in a step by step manner. In the course we will cover the following aspects: Health and safety of fused glass.  Practice scoring and breaking glass. Applying pieces of sheet glass onto the base piece of glass. Applying different types of frit/enamel/confetti glass (Transparent and Opaque). Use of decorative media (millefiori, copper wire, glass threads). Surface design using techniques such as stencils, sgruffito, sifting etc. Included within the price is: One piece of 10cm clear glass that you will be able to make into a picture or piece of jewellery. Use of all tools and equipment e.g. glass cutters, kiln, enamel powders in a range of colours, decorative media etc. Tuition on Glass Fusion with Melissa Keskinkilinc.
  Information about retailers for equipment and supplies if you would like to continue to explore fused glass.

Contact Details

  • Melissa's Melting Pot, 82 Barcheston Road, Knowle, Solihull, UK


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