Upcoming Classes - 2023

Material Cultures | NORTH LANDS CREATIVE | March - august 2023

Exploring the Negative Space
María Renée Morales Lam
01.05.23 - 05.05.23

-Class Cancelled-

Mould making
Intermediate Level

The process of mould making allows us to reproduce surfaces and objects in a diversity of materials such as plaster, glass, clay, metals, etc, for both functional and artistic means.  blowing, among others.

Sketching 3D with tiny boro rods
Elmira Abolhasani
01.05.23 - 05.05.23

-Class Cancelled-

Flameworking
Intermediate level

Learn how to apply netting technique to 3D large-scale installation. This class will allow students to think in 3 dimensions, creating sketches on paper and before transferring their ideas with flameworking using borosilicate rods.

From Tradition to Innovation
George William Bell
05.06.23 - 09.06.23

-Class Cancelled-

Glassblowing,
Hot-Glass Sculpting
Intermediate Level

During this week-long course we will explore together how traditional glass making techniques can be harnessed, combined in new ways, or subverted entirely, as a way of establishing a new set of tools for personal artistic exploration within the material glass.

Paper-thin pâte de verre
Saman Kalantari
05.06.23 - 09.06.23

Class Full - Waiting List Spaces Available, contact info@northlandscreative.co.uk

Pâte de verre
Intermediate Level

There are different ways to make pate de verre objects and depending on the work you want to make and the size of it usually takes a lot of time. This is a new approach to produce pieces with thin walls in a very simple way and in a short time by producing handmade glass-paper and using sand as a moulding material.

Inspired by Nature
Trine Drivsholm
31.07.23 - 06.08.23

-Class Cancelled-

Hot glass, cold working & kiln forming techniques
Intermediate to advanced

With nature as the inspirational theme students will be encouraged to transform ideas into work that holds references to specific places or cultures. Focus will be on experimenting, combining and developing techniques as well as looking for ways to express your own thoughts and ideas in glass.

The Right Glass for Your Job
Amber Cowan
09.08.23 - 15.08.23

-Class Cancelled-

Torch & flameworking
Intermediate to advanced

Understanding and exploring variables in glass COE at the torch. This class will explore the properties and possibilities of flameworking through the exploration of many types of glass. We will learn the different ways to approach utilisation of borosilicate, soft and recycled glass and how each of these types of glass works at the torch and in the kiln. 

Still Life Miscellany
Elliot Walker
09.08.23 - 15.08.23

-Class Cancelled-

Glassblowing,
Hot-glass sculpting
Intermediate to advanced

The process I am proposing will involve us working together towards a collaborative and cohesive composition inspired directly by a specific painting by one of the ‘Old Masters’. We will be picking and choosing which elements of the composition we would like to make, trying to keep within our own personal areas of interest. 

Glass Nexus Keynote
Christopher Day
16.08.23

Glassblowing
Intermediate to advanced

Combining materials used in both heating and electrical systems into his creations, Day finds he is able to create the perfect marriage of his artistic path and technical knowledge, both of which rely on dexterity and high levels of skill and craftsmanship.

DEFINING TRADITION
Dante Marioni
21.08.23 - 27.08.23

Glassblowing
Intermediate to advanced

This class is ideally suited for those already possessing hot glass making skills. With demonstrations daily, this class will teach a combination of American & Venetian glass blowing techniques. The facilities at North Lands Creative create an intimate atmosphere in which to watch and learn from this glass master.

Transparent Thoughts
Fiaz Elson
21.08.23 - 27.08.23

Cast glass & cold working
All levels with some glass experience

This dynamic class will be focusing on   expressing your conceptual ideas in an experimental way within the cast glass, blown elements and coldworking techniques. We will look at shifting self-imposed boundaries and utilising new ways of expressing your ideas in colour, form, and structure as well as design and installation.