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Glass Fusing Jewellery Level 2 Advanced

Jewellery & Beading Workshops & Classes




 Hot Dot Designs School of Fashion Jewellery Educational Classes and workshops
HDD is a leading independent education facility, for students wishing to learn
The Art of Fashion Jewellery Making and Designing
operates from private studios in the Sydney suburb of Chester Hill.
With established Professional Australian Artist and Designer  Carolyne Brennan
Over 25 years experience in the Fashion Jewellery Industry


Glass Fusing Jewellery level 2 advanced
  • This is a workshop for those of you that want more, as once you have done the beginners workshop you will be more inclined to know how the glass moves and behaves.
    and you need cutting skills for this workshop.
  • In this workshop, focus is on cutting skills, and pieces with holes, so no gluing of bails
  • There will be designs and specialty glass as well as Dichroic for you to use.
  • Test samples will be available for you to work off as well as colour tests and stringers.
  • Students will learn how to out holes in the glass (no drilling) 
  • I would encourage students to bring along their own drawings & idea's,
    this is not necessary as there will be several patterns and ideas to get you started.
    • Discover the wonders, beauty & magic properties of Glass !!
      & make your own jewellery .
    • This is a great workshop to follow on from the beginners workshop
    • GLASS IS Easy!!
      You tutor Carolyne Brennan has over 30 years experience working as a professional Artist and Designer 
      This is a workshop with realistic achievable professional learning out comes for all levels

      • Positions fill quickly for these workshops so avoid disappointment book early
      • Glass Test Pieces & Dichroic tests available to assist you in your colour and layering decisions.
      • Students will be encouraged to design cut and make ovals & squares with holes

    • This is a great workshop, and an interesting way to cross over DICHROIC glass into your future jewellery designs.

    • HDD offers kiln firing services which will allow you to continue working with glass in the future by having access to a kiln if you don't have one. See kiln firing services

    * All students will have safety cutting grid matts to work on 
    (The fear has been taken out of the cutting for you, there will be tape as well should you require it)
    *safety procedures: discussed & practised with glass handling & compatibility
    * Colour and design principles, discussed.

    Students will have over 50 colour test pieces  along with glass colour test boards to assist them in their colour choices as well as samples of finished work. 
    *You will learn how to Layer the glass pieces, and allow for the design of holes in the glass piece. Holes will allow the glass to be worked into a neck piece or suspended on a frame

    * Various methods will be discussed how to attach your finished glass pieces to make wearable jewellery

     WHAT'S INCLUDED in your workshop

    * Tuition 
    *use of grinding machines (procedure, use & care of will be explained)
    * All Glass clear & coloured
    * Stringers
    * Notes ( extensive soft copy from level 1  along with suggested firing schedules
    * Kiln firing of your work completed in workshop
    *  All tools supplied by tutor glass cutter, grozer  pliers x 2, running pliers, steel ruler, glue, brushes, bats for your glass work in transition to the kiln area

    Glass pieces with holes that can be designed & made into Jewellery

    (HDD Studio is fully equipped with findings and bails should you want to purchase them)    
      Pendants - Earrings - Brooches
    Depending on time , Students will be encouraged to make as many pieces as the like


    Please wear covered in shoes
    no loose clothing


     ***if booking on line your workshop prices will be adjusted on your return email
    Along with your enrolment form 

CLASS: Glass Fusing Jewellery level 2
DATE:  10th April 2016
TIME:  9am to 5pm   
VENUE:  Hot Dot Designs School of Fashion Jewellery - Chester Hill 
TEACHER:  Carolyne Brennan
COST:  $350  
LEVEL:   Skill level  -  Skill  Advanced:
INCLUDES: Tuition-Materials and use of all tools
AVAILABILITY: this workshop is FULL
  • Click add to basket at the top right hand side of the page, fill in your details
  • We will email you back an enrolment formwith adjustments, payment options. & any discounts should they apply
  • please note a deposit is required at the time of booking see Terms & Conditions



Skill  Advanced:students must have glass cutting experience

We recommend that one of the following  workshop

Glass Fusing Jewellery Introduction Level 1  1 day workshop



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