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Glass Fused Landscapes

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About the event

At this introduction to art glass, designed for beginners, you will learn how to design and craft two small glass landscapes with glass artist, Keith Sheppard. Your creations will be wave shaped which means that they can sit on a window sill to catch the sun and reflect dazzling colour around.

We will use a wide variety of colours and glass products – from sheet glass, rods, powder frit (small pieces of glass) and even liquid glass with endless design possibilities. Choose your colours, learn to cut and handle glass safely and with confidence, and watch demonstrations on techniques and designs.

Your completed fused glass art works will be fired at Keith’s studio and then returned to the centre for collection.

Please note: Health & Safety guidelines around clothing and footwear will be issued following booking.

 

Where is it taking place?

The Island Arts Centre
Lisburn
BT27 4RL

Who is it suitable for?

No previous experience is required.

When is it taking place?

Saturday 5th August
10am – 3pm

Price and do you need to book?

£75, 8 places available
Booking required online here, or by phone.

Contact details

T:    004428 9244 7506

E:    christina.hurson@lisburncastlereagh.co.uk

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Additional information

This event is a part of August Craft Month with Craft NI, Northern Ireland’s celebration of craft. Summer 2023 will mark the 17th annual August Craft Month with makers all across Northern Ireland getting involved.

 

Disclaimer

All August Craft Month events are run independently by the event organisers. For questions regarding this event please contact the event organiser directly.

Event Details

Maker: Keith Sheppard

Starts: Sat 5 Aug at 10:00 am

Ends: Sat 5 Aug at 3:00 pm

Craft Type: Glass Making

Event Location: Antrim

Event Type: Workshop

Price: £75