Glass Workshops and Masterclasses

 

 

Venue: Sharron McLeod's Glass Studio

Muswell Hill, North London 

 

At last I am able to set out provisional dates for restarting classes in April 2021!

All students originally enrolled on spring term classes have automatically been deferred to the summer term. These dates are subject to change and are based on the current

roadmap out of lockdown for businesses and education.    

Classes full for Summer term. If you've missed the class you want, contact me and I can put your name on a waiting list. 

2021

Summer Term Dates:

Wednesday morning and afternoon classes

Start date: 28/4/21

Finish date: 23/6/21

 

Thursday morning and afternoon classes

Start date: 29/4/21

Finish date: 24/6/21

8 week term costs £280

Friday morning

Start date: 30/4/21

Finish Date: 25/6/21

Morning classes from 9.45am - 12.30

Afternoon classes is 1.30pm - 4.15pm

Half term: 31/5/21-4/6/21

Additional two make up classes rolled over for students who were enrolled on last term who missed out on two classes specifically due to lockdowns have been rescheduled for weeks of 28th of June and 5th of July 2021  

All students are required to wear masks during class due to the current Covid 19 pandemic. Hand sanitiser is provided. The studio is kept ventilated with opened windows so please come to class wearing layers during winter months. 

Short Courses

No Short courses planned currently due to the changing nature of the pandemic and how this impacts on dates. 

Please contact me directly if you would like a one-to-one course tailor made. 

Artists own work

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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