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Unit 1b Rose Mills Industrial Estate
Ilminster, Somerset TA19 9PS United Kingdom

June 2019

Making Feathers with Modelling Glass 18th – 20th June 2019

June 18 - June 20
Glassification, Unit 1b Rose Mills Industrial Estate
Ilminster, Somerset TA19 9PS United Kingdom
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£250 – £650 3 tickets left

Traditional techniques of working with frit and powdered glass to create three-dimensional objects tend to be labor-intensive, as with pate de verre. Over the past five years, Lois Manno has focused her creative energy toward developing a different way to work with powders and frit, one that opens up an entire new world of creativity. By combining powdered glass with a dry binder, water, and a liquid medium, she has developed a system that turns messy powder into a manageable…

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Landscapes – Jewellery Making with Claire Hall 26th & 27th June 2019

June 26 - June 27
Glassification, Unit 1b Rose Mills Industrial Estate
Ilminster, Somerset TA19 9PS United Kingdom
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£110 – £260 3 tickets left

Exciting new techniques for glass makers. Learn to cast with glass powders and frits to create unique jewellery and make  wearable glass landscapes. We are very excited to announce that Claire Hall, a highly talented and experience kiln formed glass maker will be joining us in June for 2 days to teach her very popular A Landscape Jewellery 2 day class. This workshop will cover: - Frit block casting and making simple moulds - Frit tinting and working with reactive…

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September 2019

Iris – with Craig Mitchel Smith 18th – 20th Sept 2019

September 18 - September 20
Glassification, Unit 1b Rose Mills Industrial Estate
Ilminster, Somerset TA19 9PS United Kingdom
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£375 – £775 Sold out

Following Craig Mitchel Smith's amazing visit last year, when he taught us how to make Poppies, we are so pleased that he will be returning this year to teach former students his beautiful Iris technique. Please note that this class is RESTRICTED to students who have already completed Craig's Poppy class, as you will be building on techniques learned there. If you would like to book into both the Poppy and the Iris Class this year, we are able to…

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Craig Mitchell Smith 3 Day Masterclass – Poppies – 23rd – 25th Sept 2019

September 23 - September 25
Glassification, Unit 1b Rose Mills Industrial Estate
Ilminster, Somerset TA19 9PS United Kingdom
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£275 – £775 Sold out

Craig is an international warm glass artist specialising in all things botanical, and he is returning to us this Autumn to bring a bit of the summer back..teaching us how to make amazing poppies, similar to those he made for Disney's Epcot Centre! (for more information about Craig's work, please feel free to visit his website here ) In this intensive 3 day class, Craig will share all of his secrets on making  fused glass poppies, including cutting diagrams, fusing schedules, adjustable…

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Iris – with Craig Mitchel Smith 27th – 29th Sept 2019

September 27 - September 29
Glassification, Unit 1b Rose Mills Industrial Estate
Ilminster, Somerset TA19 9PS United Kingdom
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£375 – £775 Sold out

Following Craig Mitchel Smith's amazing visit last year, when he taught us how to make Poppies, we are so pleased that he will be returning this year to teach former students his beautiful Iris technique. Please note that this class is RESTRICTED to students who have already completed Craig's Poppy class, as you will be building on techniques learned there. If you would like to book into both the Poppy and the Iris Class this year, we are able to…

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October 2019

Exploring a Sense of Place – Masterclass in Landscapes with Claire Hall 8th Oct 2019

October 8 - October 11
Glassification, Unit 1b Rose Mills Industrial Estate
Ilminster, Somerset TA19 9PS United Kingdom
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£295 – £595 6 tickets left

4 day Masterclass with Claire Hall. This newly developed course by glass artist Claire Hall has been one of the most successful ever held here at Glassification. Feedback from course members has included comments such as  "truly inspiring, I now understand how to create stunning landscapes!" .. "I feel like I can really call myself an artist now".. "Thank you for facilitating a great course, I had an amazing time" and much much more.... As we grow as glass makers,…

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Fused Glass Splashbacks & Large Panels – Masterclass – 21st – 25th Oct 2019

October 21 - October 25
Glassification, Unit 1b Rose Mills Industrial Estate
Ilminster, Somerset TA19 9PS United Kingdom
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£195 – £995 -1 tickets left

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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November 2019

GessoVidro – Sculptural Bowls with Claire Hall 5th – 7th November 2019

November 5 - November 7
Glassification, Unit 1b Rose Mills Industrial Estate
Ilminster, Somerset TA19 9PS United Kingdom
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£175 – £475 9 tickets left

A new and exciting 3 day class this technique has been developed by Claire herself.  GessoVidro literally means "plaster glass" in Portuguese and combines the principles of painting on plaster (Gesso) with printmaking techniques such as intaglio, collagraph and stencilling. We will use glass paints and powders to create a variety of effects onto the plaster, then build layers with glass frits. Pieces will be fired flat first then cold worked and slumped into a variety of traditional as well…

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June 2020

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

June 2, 2020 - June 5, 2020
Glassification, Unit 1b Rose Mills Industrial Estate
Ilminster, Somerset TA19 9PS United Kingdom
£395 – £795 Sold out
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-Gerbart 8th June 2020

June 8, 2020 - June 11, 2020
Glassification, Unit 1b Rose Mills Industrial Estate
Ilminster, Somerset TA19 9PS United Kingdom
£395 – £795 1 ticket left

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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