Reading, RG1 4HJ
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This five-week intermediate course is an intensive programme for those who have completed the basic fusing course and are looking for a more in-depth knowledge of fusing.
This five-week intermediate course is an intensive programme for those who have completed the basic fusing course and are looking for a more in-depth knowledge of fusing. We will cover working with precious metals, alchemy reactions, using different types of glass and looking at what can be achieved with them and a greater understanding of the kiln firing process.
This course will also show you how to make moulds for casting glass and also working with mould-making materials for slumping into various shapes.
We expect you to have basic knowledge and some experience of glass fusing. Glass will be provided.
What I'll learn
During this course we will expand into more advanced skills in glass fusion and kiln work, covering inclusions, alchemy and reactions, open face casting, slumping and the relevant kiln firing schedules. There will be in-depth ongoing discussion.
How I'll learn
You will learn through both practical tutor demonstration.
You will develop and expand your knowledge of glass fusion, enabling you to expand your own work using a wide variety of both techniques and principles.
Please wear work [studio] clothes and closed toe shoes.
How to Apply
You can register for this course online. Click on ENROL NOW and follow the steps below:
- register your contact details online and verify your account
- go to your desired course page and click again on ENROL NOW, follow the link to pay for your course
Course places are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. We would encourage you to enrol on your chosen course as soon as possible. If you prefer to enrol in person please visit us at one of our college Advice Centres or enrol over the phone via 0800 612 6008.
This course will be run subject to demand. If you wish to enrol within one week of the start date, please call us on 0800 612 6008 first to check the course is running.