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The South West's Centre for Stained Glass and Fusing Artists. UK System 96 Main Dealer.
We supply art glass, tools and materials across the UK and internationally from the Bristol store and via our online shop www.creativeglassguild.co.uk
Extensive range of courses in stained glass, fusing, traditional painting, engraving and jewellery offered in well equipped studios with our experienced teachers.
Shop online at www.creativeglassguild.co.uk or in store - open 7 days a week! Or by phone on 0117 95 888 20.
The UK's main supplier of System 96 fusing glass, Spectrum and Heaps Lead Came, over 2000 different products in stock!
Creative Glass UK gives 15% discount to CGS members on over 2,500 products and offers an inspirational range of glass, kilns, moulds, tools, materials, machinery and technical advice for the glass artist - plus a comprehensive choice of workshops featuring both glass and Art Clay. CGUK is the country's leading stockist of the full range of Bullseye Glass and compatible products, plus a wide range of System 96 sheet and accessory glass, Dichroic, Spectrum and Wissmach stained glasses. If it's a kiln you require, CGUK offer BVD and Paragon kilns, plus Glastar and Kristall grinders and sandblasters. We also stock the complete Art Clay Silver range. You can order from our online shop at www.creativeglassshop.co.uk, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 01634 735416.
We offer short breaks, holidays and retreats, teaching glass fusing, copper foiled & leaded glass plus glass appliqué, in the Kent Downs as well as in hotels and retreat centres. We also make and sell small glass gift items.
I graduate this year from Plymouth College of Art and look forward to presenting my work. Glass as a material seems to have magical qualities and I often lose track of time as I work with it. The pieces I create can be driven by an emotional response to a snippet of music, a glimpse of a beautiful work of art or often an issue that moves me and I specialise in one-off or limited edition contemporary pieces designed to inspire and provoke.
I have Graduated form PCAD in the summer of 2008 from a BA (Hons) degree in Applied Art. I decided to specialise in glass in my second year and have loved it ever since.
Although I have been using Glass as my main medium for over forty years I studied Fine Art originally, and this still colours my work. I see myself as a constructivist primarily, combining different types and forms of glass with metals, both cast and fabricated. Kiln forming allows me to stage my form building, and my decision-making along the life of the progression from idea to object. In terms of imagery and intent I feel closer to the English Painting tradition than to more mainstream glass art products. Artists like Graham Sutherland, and Peter Lanyon react with the landscape in a way that I identify with. In so far as I understand my own motives, I try to produce objects that grow from observations and artefacts and which fuse (literally ! ) into a new, personal, complex, decorative unity.