Creative Glass - Intermediate/ Advanced Workshop

In this class you will explore kilnforming techniques to further develop a self-set project. With a workshop approach you will be encouraged to pursue your own ideas within kilnformed glass with tutor guidance and some group discussion.

Course Content

This is a workshop course where you will be encouraged to develop a self-set project.

You will be able to develop your skills within all areas of kilnformed glass including, but not limited to, fusing and slumping, casting and pate de verre as well as finishing techniques. You will be able to develop and practice the different techniques to develop your own projects further with tutor guidance.

Course Outcomes:
You will explore different methods of developing your ideas into glass pieces
You will work on a self-set project and discuss the aims with your tutor to come up with some achievable personal targets.
You will discuss your ideas and work in informal critiques with the rest of the group

Safety Information
We want to keep you safe while you are at RHACC and as such all on-site classes will have additional hygiene procedures in place, as per government guidelines. Please note that if guidance changes, we may need to make changes to your course, such as reducing numbers attending onsite, or in the event of lockdown, postponing or moving the course online. Please act responsibly and do not attend the class if you display any of the symptoms of Covid-19 or have been in recent contact with someone who has. Please see government advice here.

Entry Requirements

To be eligible for this course you must be 19 or over on the start date of the course.

Suitable for students who have some experience in glass and are interested in expanding their knowledge of kilnformed glass techniques with a focus on developing their own ideas and designs further.

First Class Requirements

Bring ideas for your project ideas, as well as any tools and glass you would like to use. It is advisable that you wear workshop clothes.
Throughout the course you will need a P3 mask
There is an additional cost for materials and firings.

Assessment Methods

There is no formal assessment for this course, but your progress will be monitored via question and answer in groups and individually and by observation. You will be given regular verbal feedback as to how you could improve and your progress in general.

Additional Information

Please note, there is an additional cost for materials and firings.

If you require further course information or advice & guidance that is not answered in this outline, please email

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Remote Learning:
Some of our courses are now delivered through remote learning, including video conferencing (using Microsoft Teams, Zoom, Skype) and email contact with your tutor.

If your course is indicated as an ONLINE COURSE, you will need either a PC (with a camera and microphone), laptop, tablet, smartphone and access to the internet to be able to join the lessons. Lessons will run at the published time – so be ready and set up to join in.

We hope you will enjoy this new approach to learning – many of our learners have commented on how they are enjoying the classes and have improved their IT and digital skills in the process.

Please don't worry if some of this is new to you - you are not alone! See here for guidance on how to use our simple software. If you are experiencing any problems with connection or installing software for your online class please contact our eLearning support team via the Student Intranet Portal: We are here to help you.