Glass Workshops and Masterclasses

 

 

Venue: Sharron McLeod's Glass Studio

Muswell Hill, North London

Scroll down for additional shorter courses and masterclasses focusing on particular techniques.  

2020 Summer term course dates:

Each class is three hours long for a duration of 10 weeks. Maximum 4 students per class.

Summer term dates

1 space available for summer term in the Wednesday afternoon class

Wednesday morning and afternoon classes

Start date: 22/4/20

Finish date: 8/7/20

Half term : 18/5/20 - 29/5/20

10 week term costs £325. 

Thursday morning and afternoon classes

Thursday classes are full 

Start date: 23/4/20

Finish date: 9/7/20

Half term : 18/5/20 - 29/5/20

10 week term costs £325

Morning class from 9.30am - 12.30

Afternoon class is 1.15pm - 4.15pm

Missed the class you wanted? Please contact me for availability and to be placed on the waiting list for any cancellations. Email me on sharronmcleod@icloud.com

Course level: All levels

Last day of Spring term is 26/3/20

Short Courses

Dates of new courses coming soon for 2020! 

Nearest tube: East Finchley, Northern line. Approximately a 12 minute walk.

Nearest bus stop: Midhurst Avenue. Buses 102, 234, 603. Approximately a 3 minute walk.

Due to the nature of this class, spaces are restricted to no more than 2 students and tools are

provided. Please wear work clothes and closed toe shoes.

I teach using bullseye glass with a Coe90.

Information about Longer length Glass Classes:

Beginner and Intermediate:

A course of 11 sessions, each lasting 3 hours. Students will learn how to score and cut glass, about compatible glass, incorporating frits and stringers and illustrating their work with glassline paint or enamels,  to ultimately making pieces that can then be slumped into a bowl. This course is designed to introduce beginners to the various skills needed for warm glass working. It is also possible to make coasters, jewellery or pieces suitable for framing. I teach through a mixture of demonstration and students practical application. Reference books can be suggested.

 

Cost £360 per person payable in advance for eleven week course.

Email: sharronmcleod@icloud.com

 

I teach using bullseye glass with a Coe90. Students are provided with enough materials to make one 20cm bowl and several test pieces. After that students are expected to provide their own materials or some may be available to purchase in the studio. 

Intermediate:

 A course of 10-11 sessions depending on the term each lasting 3 hours. These classes are suitable for those who already know the basics about glass fusing and already have some glass cutting skills. 

Classes include:

  •  How to get a reaction by playing with different types of glass and their chemical properties. 

  •  Working with glass powders

  •  Firing schedules and kiln programming

  •  Advanced Glass Jewellery

  • Cold working with a lap grinder

  •  Understanding common pitfalls when working with warm glass and developing knowledge to avoid them.

  •  Creating pieces that can then be incorporated into a stained glass panel for either inside or in the garden, This will include soldering, and assembly through copper foil or leading techniques. 

 

  • I teach using bullseye glass with a Coe90. Students are provided with enough materials to make one 20cm bowl and several test pieces. After that students are expected to provide their own materials or some may be available to purchase in the studio. 

  • Cost £315 per person payable in advance.

    Email: sharronmcleod@icloud.com

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