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Full Day Fusing Workshop

Dates: Friday 16th October  10am - 4.30pm
or  Saturday 17th October   10am - 4.30pm

   Cost: £140 per person - includes all glass and firing.

This class is suitable for complete beginners

If you have ever fancied having a go at Glass Fusing, then this is the workshop for you.  Spend a whole day playing with glass, learn new skills, meet like-minded people, use your creativity to make something beautiful and totally unique.

During this full day workshop you will spend  the morning learning the basics of glass cutting and the principles of glass fusing.  We will also look at the different types of glass products and non glass inclusions available.  You will then create 4 sample tiles using  a variety of materials including sheet glass, glass powders/frit, stencils, glass stringers and metal inclusions.

After a break for lunch, we will design and make 2 further pieces  - an S curve candle shade and a flat piece which you could frame or can be slumped into a plate for an extra charge......or if you would rather, spend the afternoon making further small pieces such as coasters or trinket dishes.

Please wear comfortable clothes and closed toe shoes - no sandals please. 

There will be a break for lunch (45 min - 1 hour)
Pay per stay parking is available in the Market Square and restricted parking on neighbouring streets. 

***** Please note that due to 'Safe Spaces for People' additional parking restrictions apply to nearby streets.*****


Due to Covid-19 and current Scottish Goverment guidlines on social distancing, classes will only have 3 participants per session. 

Participants will have use of 1 set of tools each (no sharing).

The shop will be closed for the duration of the workshop.

Hand sanitisers will be available.

We are unable to provide lunch but there are a number of small independent hotels, cafes and takeaways which can provide sit in and takeaway meals. This also helps to support other local businesses

There is a  supermarket is only 3 minutes walk away....or you can bring along a packed lunch.  Tea, coffee and biscuits will be provided to keep you going!

Booking is essential as groups are kept to a maximum of 3 people per class.

To book your place or for further information, please contact Mearns ArtHouse on 01569 766080.

A deposit of 50% (£70) is payable at time of booking to secure your place.

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