GLASS CLASSES AT LEITRIM SCULPTURE CENTRE Glassblowing for Beginners WorkshopDates:  Saturday 15th & Sunday 16th September 2012/Monday 17th & Tuesday 18th September 2012 Trainers: Louise Rice & Graham ReidCourse Fees: €240 (two days) – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Maximum Participants:   4 (no experience required)In this two-day workshop you will explore the extraordinary medium…

GLASS WORKSHOP WITH JIYONG LEE, DUBLINIn this workshop students will focus on understanding various properties of glass material as an artistic medium and learn a variety of cold working processes including cutting, grinding, carving, laminating, and refining and polishing of the surface. The creative possibilities in the workshop will be expended with learning about laminating,…

GLASS FUSION COURSE AT THE GLASSHOUSE, MAYO This is a three day course taking place on 1st and 2nd September 2012 at The Glasshouse, Westport, Co. Mayo, for anyone (including absolute beginners) who would like to try their hand at fusing glass together in the kiln. Participants will be encouraged to experiment with the various…

THE FIRE STATION SEEKS GLASS EQUIPMENT, DUBLIN The Fire Station is currently looking for the loan of glass coldworking equipment for a short timeframe in September. We are seeking to locate a wet angle grinder, and a belt sander or a cutting lathe with some diamond cutting wheels from the 5th to the 26th of…

BLOW A GLASS BUBBLE AT JERPOINT GLASS STUDIOS, KILKENNY ARTS CENTRE Did you ever want to try glassblowing? We are inviting you to come and have a go! This free event will take place on Friday, August 17th from 10 am to 2 pm facilitated by Rory Leadbetter family member and Master Glassblower, as part…

GLASS WORKSHOP WITH JIYONG LEE, DUBLINIn this workshop students will focus on understanding various properties of glass material as an artistic medium and learn a variety of cold working processes including cutting, grinding, carving, laminating, and refining and polishing of the surface. The creative possibilities in the workshop will be expended with learning about laminating,…

AVAILABLE PLACES AT NORTH LANDS, SCOTLANDDue to cancellation, places have become available on the following classes at Northlands: Angela Jarman‘From the Outside In’ 29th August to 6th September 2012Fee: €880 Jacqueline Poncelet‘Give and Take’29th August to 6th September 2012 Fee: €800 Susan Stinsmuehlen-Amend ‘Painting in the Space of Glass’11th to 19th September 2012Fee: €800 2012…

MASTERCLASSES AT INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF GLASS, UK The International Festival of Glass 2012 is fast approaching. Masterclasses are quickly selling out but there are still a few opportunities to learn a new skill or sharpen up your existing skills. As well as Olympic and Jubilee year, the IFG is celebrating 50 years of the Studio…