Image: Glass workshop. Courtesy Mark Eliott Glass Studio.

Glassblowing and Sculpting on the Flame: Workshop with Mark Eliott Glass Studio

Learn how to sculpt and blow a variety of glass objects for decoration or utility in the flame. If you have ever wanted to experience the huge creative possibilities of working and blowing molten glass at a scale which is both manageable and affordable, then this is the course for you; whether you want to make it into a profession or simply enjoy a unique, one-off life experience.

This course will cover many of the basic techniques for working with clear and coloured borosilicate glass in the flame including sculpting, joining, stretching, blowing, encasement and colour mixing. You will learn the basic skills necessary to make glass animal and figurative forms, small abstract sculptures vessels such as scent bottles, Christmas tree decorations and branching forms such as a glass tree.

Details: Monday 9 October and Tuesday 10 October, 10am – 5pm

Cost is $270 per day or $520 for both days (concession $260 and $500). Day one or previous experience is required for day two. Minimum age 12. Max 8 Students. To book email:

Image: Glass workshop. Courtesy Mark Eliott Glass Studio.

Image: Rainbow Lorikeets, 2017 by Mark Eliott. Photo: Rhiannon Hopley