Manly Arts Festival Line Up & Upcoming Workshops @The GSpot Glass Studio 2017

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30 Lower Greycliffe Steet

Queenscliff NSW 2096

(Big blue house on lagoon 3rd from the bridge)

Event 1:     Blow a Bubble (10 min)                    23 & 24/9

Event 2:     Blow a vase     (30 Min)                    23 & 24/9

Event 3:     2 day blowing workshop                   24 & 25/9

Event 4:     2 day blowing workshop                   30/9 & 1/10

Event 5:     2 day blowing workshop                  30/9 & 1/10

Event 1:

Burst Your Bubble 

Students will have the chance to blow a glass bubble (10-15 minutes) No previous experience necessary. . Early Booking highly recommended but drop in possible.

***Closed in shoes must be worn

Sept 23 & 24  10am-4pm

Cost: $10


Event 2:

Come Blow Your Form

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. (approx..30 minutes). No previous experience necessary.

Early Booking highly recommended but drop in possible.

***Closed in shoes must be worn

Sept 23 & 24    10am-4pm

Cost: $75


Event 3:

2 Day Glass Blowing Intensive **Mon &Tues.**

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.

Mon & Tues Sept 25 & 26       10am-4pm

Cost: $550.00

***Closed in shoes must be worn


Event 4:

2 Day Week End Glass Blowing Intensive

Sept 30 + Oct 1

Information is the same as sighted above.

Event 5:

2 Day Week End Glass Casting Intensive

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.

When: Sept 30 & Oct 1 10am-4pm



***private classes & workshops can be booked the week of Sept 25 – Sept 30.


Book Early **1st come 1st serve basis**


Posted on August 16, 2017, in Glass Casting Workshops. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. I’d like to register xxxxx

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