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March 2020

Glass Fusing Taster Day

March 14
Glassification, Unit 3 Rose Mills Industrial Estate
Ilminster, Somerset TA19 9PS United Kingdom
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£75.00 – £125.00 11 tickets left

Discover glass fusing through a our one day taster course at Glassification. Experiment with fusing glass to create beautiful items to take home and enjoy! Develop your skills for fusing as you explore different ways of using coloured glass and embellishments to achieve your designs. Who knows, you may get ‘the bug’! Learn the core skills for fusing – from cutting glass, to designing and building artworks from scratch. You will also learn about the firing program and the basics…

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Poppies Masterclass

March 19 - March 21
Glassification, Unit 3 Rose Mills Industrial Estate
Ilminster, Somerset TA19 9PS United Kingdom
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£525.00 8 tickets left

Glassification are pleased to bring you a UK first! Join us to learn how to create Craig Mitchell Smith's beautiful warm glass Poppies taught under licence by our very own Maree Dethick-Jones. Maree has learnt the techniques for this Masterclass directly from Craig, who is pleased to grant her permission to teach the class on his behalf and with use of all his course materials. The Poppies Masterclass is an intensive 3-day course that teaches you all of Craig Mitchell…

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Make it Big -Splashbacks & Large Panels Masterclass – 23rd – 27th March 2020

March 23 - March 27
Glassification, Unit 3 Rose Mills Industrial Estate
Ilminster, Somerset TA19 9PS United Kingdom
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£295 – £995 Sold out

Designed for glass makers who already have some experience, this 5 day course explores everything you need to know to confidently add glass splashbacks and large panels to your practice. You will be taught by Liz Sparkes, owner of Glassification, who went from a student of fused glass, to being able to earn a full time income as a kiln formed glass artist specialising in hand made, bespoke glass splash backs. in just 2 years. Please feel free to check…

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April 2020

Fused Glass Day Class Course for Beginners and Improvers

April 24 - July 10
Glassification, Unit 3 Rose Mills Industrial Estate
Ilminster, Somerset TA19 9PS United Kingdom
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£250.00 12 tickets left

These classes are designed for people who are completely new to kiln formed glass, as well as those with some experience. Each class you will add to your knowledge and skills set, so this class is completely flexible, allowing you to make individual pieces each week. Because of this flexibility, materials are not included in the cost of the course, and are charged at the time of use. However if you are on a budget, don’t worry as many of our…

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June 2020

Diptych Tree Landscapes in Glass with Alice Benvie Gebhart 2nd June 2020

June 2 - June 5
Glassification, Unit 3 Rose Mills Industrial Estate
Ilminster, Somerset TA19 9PS United Kingdom
£395 – £795 1 ticket left
Alice Benvie Gebhart Tree Panels

A 4 day class with International Kiln fired glass artist Alice Benvie-Gebhart will teach her layered techniques utilizing sheet glass, frit, and stringers to create two wooded landscape diptych panels.  You will gain insight into color theory, composition and design while using technology to manipulate your image for translation into glass. Encourage viewers to "look into" your work by layering glass elements.  Quench glass to create your own frit.  Add gold and Reusche black kiln fired paint to add texture…

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Diptych Tree Landscapes in Glass with Alice Benvie Gebhart 8th June 2020

June 8 - June 11
Glassification, Unit 3 Rose Mills Industrial Estate
Ilminster, Somerset TA19 9PS United Kingdom
£395 – £795 Sold out

A 4 day class with International Kiln fired glass artist Alice Benvie-Gebhart Alice will teach her layered techniques utilizing sheet glass, frit, and stringers to create two wooded landscape diptych panels.  You will gain insight into color theory, composition and design while using technology to manipulate your image for translation into glass. Encourage viewers to "look into" your work by layering glass elements.  Quench glass to create your own frit.  Add gold and Reusche black kiln fired paint to add…

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Poppies Masterclass

June 18 - June 20
Glassification, Unit 3 Rose Mills Industrial Estate
Ilminster, Somerset TA19 9PS United Kingdom
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£225.00 – £525.00 8 tickets left

Glassification are pleased to bring you a UK first! Join us to learn how to create Craig Mitchell Smith's beautiful warm glass Poppies taught under licence by our very own Maree Dethick-Jones. Maree has learnt the techniques for this Masterclass directly from Craig, who is pleased to grant her permission to teach the class on his behalf and with use of all his course materials. The Poppies Masterclass is an intensive 3-day course that teaches you all of Craig Mitchell…

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July 2020

Floating on the Surface: Inspiration – abstraction – texture with Marguerite Beneke July 3rd – 5th 2020

July 3 - July 5
Glassification, Unit 3 Rose Mills Industrial Estate
Ilminster, Somerset TA19 9PS United Kingdom
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£325 – £725 1 ticket left

Contemporary fused glass with Marguerite In this 3 day workshop students will learn to create contemporary kiln worked pieces using float glass and enamels. Topics covered include        using imagery, surface textures and other art mediums as inspiration for creating abstract work,        how to mix and apply enamel,        layering enamel using unusual techniques,        adding textures on the surface of the glass using different materials like float compatible frits, copper…

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Floating on the Surface: Inspiration – abstraction – texture with Marguerite Beneke July 7th – 9th 2020

July 7 - July 9
Glassification, Unit 3 Rose Mills Industrial Estate
Ilminster, Somerset TA19 9PS United Kingdom
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£325 – £725 Sold out

Contemporary Fused Glass with Marguerite Beneke In this 3 day workshop students will learn to create contemporary kiln worked pieces using float glass and enamels. Topics covered include        using imagery, surface textures and other art mediums as inspiration for creating abstract work,        how to mix and apply enamel,        layering enamel using unusual techniques,        adding textures on the surface of the glass using different materials like float compatible frits,…

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Floating on the Surface: Inspiration – Abstraction – Texture with Marguerite Beneke July 11th – 13th 2020

July 11 - July 13
Glassification, Unit 3 Rose Mills Industrial Estate
Ilminster, Somerset TA19 9PS United Kingdom
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£325 – £725 4 tickets left

Contemporary Fused Glass with Marguerite Beneke In this 3 day workshop students will learn to create contemporary kiln worked pieces using float glass and enamels. Topics covered include        using imagery, surface textures and other art mediums as inspiration for creating abstract work,        how to mix and apply enamel,        layering enamel using unusual techniques,        adding textures on the surface of the glass using different materials like float compatible frits,…

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August 2020

4 Day Summer Boot Camp 2020

August 3 - August 6
Glassification, Unit 3 Rose Mills Industrial Estate
Ilminster, Somerset TA19 9PS United Kingdom
£195 – £495 9 tickets left
Fused Glass by Liz Sparkes

Especially designed for people working in schools who can't usually make a Masterclass, experienced glass artist Liz Sparkes will be offering 4 days of advanced techniques. There will be some flexibility to allow students to direct their learning, however we will be covering the following Using powders and frits to create sea and landscapes Free form slumping (drop outs and slumping without moulds) Cold working techniques - sandblasting and Verre Eglomise Working with enamels By the end of the course…

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September 2020

Iris Masterclass with Craig Mitchell Smith

September 16 - September 18
Glassification, Unit 3 Rose Mills Industrial Estate
Ilminster, Somerset TA19 9PS United Kingdom
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£375.00 – £775.00 12 tickets left

Glassification is pleased to welcome back one of our favourite tutors for another masterclass in making beautiful sculptural Iris Flowers. This class is for experienced fused glass makers. Creating this complex, multi part flower will teach you new skills to bring to your fused glass making. Students will learn to make their own unique texture molds, shade the glass with powders, and make their own unique screen print. Students will learn the exciting new technique of overlapping petals, for the…

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Orchids Masterclass with Craig Mitchell Smith

September 22 - September 24
Glassification, Unit 3 Rose Mills Industrial Estate
Ilminster, Somerset TA19 9PS United Kingdom
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£375.00 – £775.00 10 tickets left

We are delighted to bring you a brand new workshop from Craig Mitchell Smith creating his newest sculptural floral creation. In this three-day class, Craig will teach the tips and techniques to master two of his newest Cattleya orchids. This class is suitable for students with some fusing experience. Day 1- Craig will share his process to cut and create these beautiful blossoms. Students will learn his texturing techniques through the making of Craig’s texture boards and unique texturing skills.…

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