For the beginner who likes a cheese!
prerequisite: Be a Cheese lover!
you get: a cheeseboard of your own making
duration: 3 hours
This Cheese Board Workshop for absolute beginners – Level One.
Create your own unique glass platter: it’ll be 25x25cmin in the colours of your choosing. A wonderful and personal gift, or simply a treasure to enjoy yourself.
During the workshop you will learn:
- the basic and correct skills required to use glass as an artistic medium
- the fundamentals of glass cutting
- all about art glass how it performs in the kiln: you’ll be introduced to the endless potential of glass fusing and slumping. Warning! You may be addicted! I did!
What you get:
- everything you need to make your 25cms x 25cms cheeseboard.
- all materials used, including your choice from at least two dozen different colours of glass
- use of our studio tools
- kiln firing of your plate after you leave (usually 2 kiln firings)
- forget about the real world for a couple of hours
- listen to great music!
You’ll be surprised at how clever you are at making something wonderful.
Please wear clothes that includes some kind of sleeve (not a singlet top). Please wear closed toe shoes. (No thongs, no sandals that expose your toes.) You need to be able to stand securely on both feet and climb one flight of stairs to the workshop. We adhere to the Covid19 rules of the day. If you have been unwell call me and we’ll reschedule your class. Of course, there’s zero cost for rescheduling.
If you’d like to bring refreshments, alcohol or nibbles to this workshop – that’ll be fine, assuming you are over 18 years of age.
No previous experience required for this workshop! You’ll be photographed during this workshop, please let me know if you don’t want this to happen.
Once the class is over and the clean up is done, all you need to do is wait for an email from me showing the progress of your mini masterpieces and I’ll let you know when they are ready to be picked up. About 14 days after your workshop, your mini masterpieces will be ready for you to collect from our studio in Swan Street, Richmond. (This mostly happens sooner than this.)
Your creations will be kept here at the studio for 3 months after the workshop, they’ll be donated to charity after that time.
For the moment only with people who are fully vaccinated can attend my classes. (I have 2 family members who are in the “at risk” category) so please be aware of this before you book. I am fully vaccinated & boosted as of December 2021. We adhere to the Covid19 rules of the day. If you have been unwell, stay away, we’ll reschedule your workshop at a time to suit you.
If you don’t see a time and date that suits you here please email me and we will add a new date that suits you. I am always happy to add other dates or create a private workshop for you and your friends, if that suits you better. There is space here for a larger group of people to come to this workshop. Just let me know.
Our new studio is a creative, fun, safe, friendly and stimulating environment.
I look forward to seeing you soon and introducing this amazing craft/art to you.
You’ll love this workshop!
See you soon,