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