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Liz, an experienced art tutor and workshop leader, offers tuition for all abilities in glass techniques, including:

Fused glass

Basics of cutting glass and glass compatability.

Fused glass projects, coasters and jewellery including designing, cutting and firing schedules  Sgrafitto – drawing with powdered glass

Kilncarving – using ceramic fibre to create glass reliefs

Casting

Design considerations for glass cast projects

Different methods for making glass moulds and types of casting glass

Open face moulds where an original model is modelled in in clay

Lost wax method for more complex forms. This can include interim rubber mould making

Organic burn-out method casting natural objects in glass

Different kiln firing schedules for the above.

Finishing and cold-working glass.

Examples of Liz’s own glass artwork can be seen on www.lizwaughmcmanus.co.uk