Glass Casting with Helen Slater

4 day course - 14th, 15th, 16th and 29th August 2019

Open Back Glass Casting Course with Helen Slater
Suitable for beginners and intermediates

Based at Helen's workshop in the Cotswolds
Next 4 day class - 14th, 15th, 16th and 29th August 2019
The class starts at 10 am and runs until 4.30pm each day.

The course costs £395 per person and this includes all materials* and tea & coffee throughout the sessions.

This workshop will cover:-

- How to prepare a model for glass casting
- Making an open back casting mould
- Mould preparation prior to packing with glass
- Measuring the quantity of glass for your casting
- Loading the glass into your mould and the effects this can produce
- Inclusions within an open glass cast
- Firing schedules for casting glass
- Basic cold finishing
Over this 4 day course you will produce your own open backed glass cast and been taken step-by-step through the process of modelling, preparing the mould, loading the glass and firing, in addition to cold finishing your cast glass piece on the last day of the course.

The course will break down as follows
Day 1 - Model making - 14th August
Day 2 - Mould making - 15th August
Day 3 - Preparing your mould and packing the glass - 16th August
- The castings will then be fired over the following week -
Day 4 - De-moulding the cast and basic cold finishing - 29th August

If you require any further information, please do not hesitate to email Helen:
or visit her website.

Helen Slater Stokes