Kleur Gallery Workshops

Glass Bead Making

Tutor: Inge Chappell, Kleurglass

Beginners Workshop

Learn the exciting craft of glass bead making. In this workshop, you will start with making round beads and then advance to adding surface decorations such as dots and stringers. 

Workshop duration: 2 hours

Workshop cost: $120, all materials and use of tools included (with the exception of silver foils and speciality glass)

Intermediate Workshop

This workshop is designed for those who have completed the beginners course or those who have made glass beads in the past. Building on the skills taught in the beginners workshop, you will create beads with more complex decorations such as scroll work stringer decorations, encasing and raking as well as pulling stringers and creating murrini canes. You will also be introduced to different shapes such as barrels, cubes and hearts. 

Workshop duration: 3 hours 

Workshop cost: $145, all materials and use of tools included. 

Advanced Workshop

This workshop would suit those wanting to progress with glass bead making as a hobby or career. You will need to have completed both beginners and intermediate workshops prior to commencing the advanced workshop. We begin by looking at how to make a detailed focal bead (a tree bead and floral bead) with many complex colour layers, encasing and surface decorations. We advance to using silver glass and creating sculpted forms such as flowers, leaves and off mandrel techniques. 

Workshop duration: 3 hours

Workshop cost: $155, all materials and use of tools included. 

Button and Disks Workshop

In this workshop, you will learn how to make two-hole glass buttons and shank buttons. We begin by making small disks and advance to making larger ones, before moving on to make individual artisan glass buttons to use in dress making or craft projects. You will need to have completed the beginners workshop before commencing this workshop. 

Workshop duration: 3 hours 

Workshop cost: $120, all materials and use of tools included. 

 

Special Project Class

In this workshop, we work on a special project where you will learn how to make glass beads and come back again the following week to create a piece of jewellery with your glass beads. You will need to have completed the intermediate glass bead making workshop prior to commencing a special project class. 

Workshop duration: 2 blocks of 3 hours

Workshop cost: $240, all materials and use of tools included. 

Torch Time

Practice between lessons, run in two hour blocks, $30 per hour. 

Bookings 

(Required no less than two days prior to attendance) 

Email: inge@kleurglass.com

Phone: 0295622511

 

 

Glass Fusing

Tutor: Inge Chappell, Kleurglass

Beginners Workshop

Learn the exciting craft of glass fusing. In this workshop, you will start with learning how to score and cut plate glass to make a variety of simple objects such as pendants, trinket plates and ornaments. 

Workshop duration: 2 hours

Workshop cost: $145, plus glass

Intermediate Workshop

This worksop is designed for those who have completed the beginners course in fusing. You will learn how to cut more complex shapes using a glass saw. You will also learn how to make larger pieces such as platters and bowls, as well as how to use ceramic moulds to achieve slumped forms. 

Workshop duration: 4 hours

Workshop cost: $155, plus glass. 

Studio Practice

Practice between lessons and work on a variety of projects. Must have completed a beginners course in glass fusing. $30 per hour, plus glass. 

Bookings

(Required no less than two days prior to attendance) 

Email: inge@kleurglass.com

Phone: 0295622511