4A11 Friter Glass – Introduction to an Ancient Artform

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Tutor/Facilitator Lea Waterman

When
Date: on/from Thu 12 Mar 2020 to Thu 12 Mar 2020
Frequency: weekly for 5 sessions
Class time: 10:30-12:30

Where
Mary Kehoe Centre, kitchen

Other information

Fritting is similar to enamelling, except in this instance it is an application and heat fusion of powdered, coloured glass to a glass substrate.

First lessons will involve glass cutting techniques and selection of a project. Subsequent classes will be the completion and firing of projects. Projects will be completed over a four-week period.

NOTE: The introductory first session will be held at the Mary Kehoe Centre, but subsequent classes will be held in Lea’s Studio in Pakington Street, St Kilda (street parking available, and also easy tram connection).
No enrolments accepted after first session.

REQUIREMENTS: Safety glasses, protective footwear, sensible clothing. There may be a $10 fee per student to cover cost of “firing” kilns. Students will need to provide a glass cutter.

TUTOR: Lea is an experienced teacher and has worked with “warm” glass for many years. She operates a stall at the Esplanade Market in St Kilda.

February 13 Kitchen (Mary Kehoe);
February 20 & 27, March 5 & 12 Lea’s Studio in Pakington Street, St Kilda