Fused Glass Art Poppies

£117.00

Join expert glass artist, Jazz Dixon for a craft class with a difference and learn to create your own beautiful glass poppies, suitable for indoor or outdoor display.

£117.00 Location : East Sussex

Join expert glass artist, Jazz Dixon for a craft class with a difference and learn to create your own beautiful glass poppies, suitable for indoor or outdoor display.

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  • In-Person Course
  • September 24, 2024 - September 24, 2024
  • 1 Day

Join expert glass artist, Jazz Dixon, for a craft class with a difference. Learn to create your own beautiful glass poppies, suitable for indoor or outdoor display. Plan of the Day: You will be welcomed with refreshments before Jazz gives a short introduction to glass fusing and the wide range of techniques used. Having talked you through the projects for the day, you will have time to think about your own creative ideas and will have the choice of a creating your poppies in a wide range of colours from traditional red, to blue, purple, white, yellow, orange, or pink. Jazz will then introduce you to glass cutting, and with expert guidance, you will cut and shape your glass to create the petals for your flowers. Following a break for a delicious lunch, you will construct your two poppies, with the opportunity to use accessory glass to add details to your flowers. Once your pieces are complete, you will have the opportunity to use the off cuts of glass to create smaller flowers, either to wear as a brooch or mounted on a piece of clear glass to create a glass hanger. At the end of the day, Jazz will take your creations away for firing and your finished pieces will be posted to you within about 3 weeks of the course day, ready for display. Your 3D poppies will be suitable for indoor or outdoor display, and Jazz will mount each of them on a sturdy black stem before sending them to you. Subjects Covered: An explanation of the art of fusing glass; Understanding how to choose glass to create beautiful glass decorations; An exploration of different ideas & inspiration to spark your own imagination By the end of the day, you will: Understand the basic theory of glass fusing; Had a go at glass cutting, and learnt some new skills; Designed and completed ready for firing 2 glass poppies; Used your design skills and newly acquired glass skills to create a mini project. Tutor: Jazz graduated as a BA Hons Designer Maker from the University of Brighton, specialising in glass. For many years she taught design and crafts to children, and now she teaches glass techniques to adults. She has a reputation for patience and intimate knowledge of glass as material and a variety of techniques for crafting it. Who is the course for? No experience necessary. This day involves basic glass-cutting, which Jazz will show you and help you with. The Group: Jazz teaches in small, informal groups (max 9). The day is very hands-on, practical and relaxed. The Venue: The beautifully converted Field Foods Sussex barn is on the edge of a rose garden in the heart of the South Downs near the village of Piddinghoe, East Sussex. Field Foods are known for their outstanding locally sourced sustainable food, and the refreshments and lunch included in the course ticket will all be handmade in their kitchen and will be another highlight of the day. Tickets: Early Bird Ticket £117 (first 4 tickets sold) Standard Ticket £137 Tickets include all materials, expert tuition, postage of your fired pieces to your home, refreshments and lunch. Date, Time & Venue: Tuesday 24th September 2024 10.00am – 3.30pm Field Foods, nr Piddinghoe, East Sussex – directions to the venue will be sent upon booking.  

What's included in the price

A tasty lunch and refreshments throughout the day; All materials needed to create your decorative pieces; All equipment required for the day; Use of a craft apron; Expert tuition; Postage so that your fired flowers can be returned to you within approx 3 weeks of the course day.

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