Subject: Beginners Hot glass course with old master Friday 20th Dec
Bruntnell-Astley have talked the legendary master glass blower Malcolm Andrews of Stourbridge out of retirement to offer some of his lifetime skills to a few lucky full time makers of glass making. Regarded to many as 'the man' Malcolm has given his working life to the traditional glass making industry and then in later life stepped over into the 'new world' (his words) of contemporary making at Stourbridge and Dudley IGC glass colleges. This class will be aimed at the total beginner
More information on Malcolm Andrews
The course will be aimed at beginners.
The course will comprise a mixture of demonstrations:
Introduction to the hotshop.
Intro to glass making .
Have a go.
Materials supplied. What you make you keep.. (option can be posted for small charge or collect for free see on day)
Course requirements: none other than physically fit. Not suitable for young children. Bring a bottle of water
Student numbers 4
Time 9:00am till 4:00pm Lunch 12 till 1 pm
Date December Friday 20th 2013
The Red House Cone is located in Wordsley in the West Midlands, adjacent to the Stourbridge Canal bridge on the A491 High Street. It is a 90-foot high conical brick structure with a diameter of 60 feet, used for the production of glass.
High St, Stourbridge
(Bruntnell-Astley ltd have the right to change the details at any times)