Hello Glass Lovers, Just back from big overseas journey with lots of enthusiasm & great events scheduled. Read on!

Sallie Portnoy * The G Spot Studio Workshops* Manly Arts Festival * Open Studio

 

Sept 24 & 25

Open Studio with all week end opportunity to sign up for 10 minute ($10) &

45 minute($75) intensive courses – see Events below

Exhibition & Glass Sale

glass cast & blown objects,

fused glass jewellery,

cast glass & bronze exhibition pieces

 

Artworks from exhibition pieces to small gift items & 2nds will be for sale.

Glass blowing demos as well as the chance to have a go at glass blowing

will be offered. (see EVENTS for further info & to register)

 

Oct 1 & 2 full week end Glass Blowing & Glass casting Workshops

 

 

Event 1:

Event Title: Burst Your Bubble 

Description:

Students will have the chance to blow a glass bubble (10-15 minutes) No previous experience necessary. This can be booked or on a drop in basis.

Where:

The G Spot Studio

30 Greycliffe St Queenscliff

When:

Sept 24 & 25

10am-4pm

In conjunction with “Open Studio ” week end

Cost: $10

Bookings: art@sallieportnoyglass.com.au

Website www.sallieportnoyglass.com.au

 

Event 2:

Event Title: Come Blow Your Form

Description:

This is a simple vase blowing lesson. Students are assisted to make a simple drop vase by arranging colours on the marver; the teacher will then pick those colours up & cover with clear glass, blow the first bubble and then student will blow to size, hang and put into kiln to cool slowly. Vase can be collected   next day. This is usually done in pairs. (45- 60 minutes). No previous experience necessary. Booking recommended but drop in possible.

Where:

The G Spot Studio

30 Greycliffe St Queenscliff

When:

Sept 24 & 25

10am-4pm

In conjunction with “Open Studio ” week end

Cost: $75

Bookings: art@sallieportnoyglass.com.au

Website www.sallieportnoyglass.com.au

 

Event 3:

Event Title: Week End Glass Blowing Intensive

Description:

This 2-day workshop is the perfect beginning to discover the excitement of working with hot glass. Join us for a weekend foray of fun into the mysteries of the age-old art form of glass blowing. Conjure images of the first Syrian blowers, Greek and Roman artisans and on to Venice, the Art Nouveau movement. The workshop will explore the basics of glassblowing and is aimed at beginners. Anyone who wishes to learn glassblowing at the furnace is invited to participate. No experience is required. Students will learn how to gather and marver, shape and blow glass and how to use the appropriate tools through basic exercises and practice. Use of colour will also be explored. Several short demonstrations and plenty of background information will be given. Bookings essential.

When: Oct 1 & 2

10am-4pm

Cost: $550.00

Bookings: art@sallieportnoyglass.com.au

Website www.sallieportnoyglass.com.au

 

Event 4:

Event Title: Glass Casting Intensive

Description:

This is a unique opportunity to study with the artist in her studio by the sea. Take home a wealth of knowledge and several new cast sculptures. Have an inspiring weekend getting the creative juices flowing. This 2-day workshop will take students on an intensive journey into the creative possibilities of kiln cast glass. The instructor will demystify the casting process by teaching how to model and form positives in clay to make simple open moulds. The use of Gel-Flex rubber will also be demonstrated. This course will cater to all levels of ability.

Where:

The G Spot Studio

30 Greycliffe St Queenscliff

When:

Oct 1 & 2

10am-4pm

Cost:$420.00

Bookings: art@sallieportnoyglass.com.au

Website www.sallieportnoyglass.com.au

 

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