Workshop at 107, 2018 Maddie Durso

Glassblowing in Spring with Mark Eliott Glass

Learn how to sculpt and blow a variety of glass objects for decoration or utility in this unique course. You will learn the basic skills necessary to create your own abstract and figurative forms by applying the flame-work technique to the melting of borosilicate glass rods and tubes. If you have ever wanted to experience the creative possibilities of working and blowing molten glass and 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, in casement and colour mixing. You will 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: Saturday 19 October – Sunday 20 October; 2 day workshop $590 or $310 for the first day only. Concession price is $550 for the 2 day workshop or $290 for the first day only

Photo: Mark Eliott, A Mind of its Own, 2018. Photo: Wendy Dawes; Workshop at 107, 2018. Photo: Maddie Durso