Flameworking with Ian Pearson
Start Date: 10/10/2017
Location: North Lands Creative Glass, Quatre Bras, Lybster
2017 sees the return of this very popular Flameworking Skills class with local artist, Ian Pearson.
This course is aimed at those who wish to experience and learn some basic elements of working glass in an open flame (Lampworking/Flameworking).
It will appeal to the beginner as much as those with previous experience.
The material used will be borosilicate glass and be mostly clear tubing and rods of various sizes. Objectives will be set at the start of each day with the final day seeing a cumulative result involving teamwork recognising the individual’s progress.
Certificates will be awarded to all successful candidates.
Scottish and Scottish-based artists in need of financial assistance can apply to the Creative Scotland Open Project Fund. Applications can include travel and accommodation expenses. Click here to find out more. Alternatively, artists can seek support from other relevant trusts and foundations.
Ian Pearson has been practicing lampworking since 1961 and is an acknowledged master of the craft. For many years a scientific glassblower creating highly complex laboratory equipment; Ian now uses his blend of ancient craft and modern technology to make art objects and gifts at his studio Glass Creations in Thurso.
This course will cost £330 and will run from Tuesday 10 to Thursday 12 October 2017.
For more information, please visit North Lands Creative Glass.
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