Create A Plate

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Create your own beautiful and functional glass plate while learning about design and the basics of kiln-forming. Choosing from a rainbow of coloured glass you will learn how to cut and fuse the glass to make 2 coasters and a square plate. No glass experience is necessary for this class and there is no contact with direct heat or flames. All materials provided.


NOTE FOR INTERSTATE PARTICIPANTS: Canberra Glassworks decides a week prior if the class will run. Please consider this if you are coming from out of town and booking accommodation and contact us on 6207 4441 for confirmation.

Course ID CGW1097
Price $340.00 (GST included)
Start date Saturday, 03 February 2018
Finish date Saturday, 03 February 2018
Sessions 1 session of 5.5 hours
Time 10.00am - 3.30pm
Tutor Canberra Glassworks
Status Module is finished.


Please wear and bring the following:
* Comfortable cotton or natural fibre clothing - NO FLAMMABLE OR SYNTHETIC CLOTHING
* Wear long pants and wear or bring both a long sleeve and short sleeve cotton shirt to class (It can get hot/cold and a change of clothing may be needed)
* Covered shoes (e.g. leather shoes, boots or runners. Make sure none of your foot is exposed)
* A bottle of water
* If you have long hair wear it tied back
* If you need reading glasses bring them as well
* Your class will run over lunch time so bring something to eat and a snack

IMPORTANT: Your teacher will arrange a time for you to come and pick up your work. This will be at least a week after your class. If you need your work to be posted to you, there will be an additional fee for postage. Let your teacher know if this is required.

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About your tutor - Kirstie Rea
Kirstie Rea established her own studio in 1987, following her graduation from the Glass program at the Canberra School of Art. Over the past 27 years she has continued to develop her practice and has become internationally recognised and respected for her works in glass.

She has exhibited widely locally and internationally and her work is now included in international collections such as the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, the National Gallery of Australia and the Alexander Tutsek-Stiftung Foundation in Munich Germany.

She has taught in her field of kiln formed glass and cold working techniques across the world since 1987. These teaching venues include Pilchuck Glass School USA, the Corning Studio, USA, Pittsburgh Glass Centre, USA, North Lands Creative Glass in Scotland and Vetroricerca School in Bolzano Italy.

Location: Canberra Glassworks

Address: 11 Wentworth Ave, Kingston

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