Podwer glass crackling

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We will start this project by experimenting with small samples to learn the powder and crackle technique and experiment with colour combinations. We will use the microwave to create these sample pieces to give us instant results. Once familiar with the techniques involved we will create a larger piece which will go through two firing processes in a kiln. If you wish you can experiment further by using stencils and powder printing on your crackled effect.

You will leave with small samples that can be used for jewellery pieces and a lovely bowl or platter with a very unique and unusual quality. Please note that the larger pieces will be taken away to be fired in a kiln and returned for collection.
Skills/Techniques Covered
  • ​Health and Safety
  • Creating crackle effects
  • Colour experimenting in Micro Wave
  • Stencil Cutting 
  • Powder printing

This course is designed for a range of abilities including beginners

Materials are not included in your course fee. All materials will be provided by the tutor. The approximate cost of these will be £35-£45 payable to the tutor during the course. A postal service is available at an addition cost of £6. 

The items you will need to bring with you are listed below.

​The tutor may not have the facilities to take card payments for materials in the workshops. Please remember to bring cash or your cheque book if your course involves buying materials from the tutor.

Please Bring With You
  • a sketchbook/notebook and pen 
  • a dust mask, if you have one
  • an apron
  • an old but clean dishcloth is useful
  • wear closed-toe shoes
We advise that you do not buy any materials required for a course more than two weeks in advance, because occasionally a course is cancelled due to low enrolment.
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