2.5 days with guest instructor Australian artist Jeff Hamilton
Friday evening-Saturday-Sunday: 20, 21, 22 October 2017
This workshop will provide the opportunity to bring your work to new levels and tap into new creativity in stained glass design. Come with an open mind!
Instructor: Jeffrey Hamilton, Hamilton Design Glass, Surry Hills NSW, Australia
Jeffrey Hamilton is an artist with more than 30 years experience. He is passionate about most forms of art and specifically painted glass. He graduated in 1974 with a diploma in Interior Design from Randwick College where attention to detail and fine craftsmanship was emphasized. In 1979 he began training as a glass painter, first concentrating on religious windows. Over the years he has been hugely involved with, and inspired by, the art scene in Sydney.
Workshop participants must have some experience in stained glass design / glass cutting, and stained glass painting.
Workshop presented in English.
– To consider design as it applies to stained glass
– To complete several challenging and practical exercises that will focus the mind and provide the opportunity to apply experimental ideas
– To facilitate comparative analysis amongst one’s peers, and so lay the groundwork for unexpected insights
– To establish an appreciation of drawing as a core practice
During the workshop participants are provided with: paints, mediums, glass, use of the kilns, food, drinks/coffee.