What is the course about?
An introduction to Pate de Verre, using clay modelling techniques and the process of Pate de Verre (paste of glass) to cast solid glass forms.
Is a pre-enrolment interview or assessment required for this course?
What level is the course and do I require particular skills, experience or prior qualifications?
Beginner - no glass skills required
What topics does the course cover?
Basics of model making, mixing plaster, and basic Glass Casting techniques
How will I be taught and assessed?
There is no formal assessment. Teaching will take place in groups, and on a one to one basis.
Are there any other costs or equipment I need to get?
There are no other costs. There is a suggestion to bring your own apron and dust mask if you own them. Otherwise aprons are available and dust masks can be bought from our in house shop. If you have model making tools this may also assist you, but is not essential
By the end of the course what should I be able to do?
By the end of your course you should have been able to create small cast glass works
What are the progression opportunities following this course?
You will be able to move on to other beginners courses or Exploring Pate de Verre