2016 Skills Class Programme At North Lands Creative Glass
19th October 2015
North Lands Creative Glass in Lybster, Caithness, Scotland are delighted to announce the 2016 Skills Class Programme.
Concept, Context, Connection with Carrie Fertig.
11th - 15th April 2016
This concept-driven skills class will use clear borosilicate flameworked glass for the development of ideas: gaining and changing meaning from context; and using components as a tool of connection.
Narrative Sculpture: Through printmaking and pate de verre
30th May - 3rd June 2016
This workshop led by Karen Akester offers an introduction to open mould casting and and pate de verre: a fantastic process which allows vibrant and precise colour application. Taking inspiration from folktales, poetry, storytelling, you will create your own narrative sculptures.
Contemporary Glass Painting and Layering with Jeff Zimmer
6th - 10th June 2016
This is a course about creating three dimensional images on glass using both traditional and photographic approaches. We will exploit the transparency of glass and layer techniques and images to collage and create a sense of space. We will use hand painted enamels, photo-sensitive sandblast resists and printed transfers.
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Recently re-branded North Lands Creative (Formerly North Lands Creative Glass) has successfully completed a re-structuring and held an international conference ahead of an exciting new programme of activities. Located in the delightful village of Lybster, Caithness the organisation is planning a colourful, vibrant and engaging programme of workshops, classes and exhibitions on the Lybster campus, complimented by associated events that include bite-size tours, studio talks, curator/ artist in conversation events, workshops and schools visits.
An exhibition of paintings for sale ay Northlands Glass, Lybster..
NorthalndsCreative Glass currently has an exhibition in running in Edinburgh so if you happen to be around Infirmary Street take look. Finishes 29th October 2016..
North Lands Creative Glass are interested in hearing from arts and business professionals with skills and experience that reflect the interests of the organisation to join our existing board team. You will be committed to the principles of good governance and will be enthusiastic about our key aims.
Any seed when planted needs many things in order to flourish and grow. North Lands Creative Glass was a seed sown in 1996 in the small fishing village of Lybster on the North east coast of Scotland and over the past 20 years the people and place of Lybster and Caithness have provided good fertile nourishment.
Flameworking with Ian Pearson. 5-7 April and 18-20 October 2016.
The Board of North Lands Creative Glass is delighted to announce the appointment of Jeffrey Sarmiento as Artistic Director from 1 October 2016. He will succeed Emma Woffenden on the completion of her inspiring three-year term of office, culminating in North Lands 20, the anniversary celebration of its first master class and conference in 1996.
Portfolio Programme. With the support of the Highland Youth Arts Hub, North Lands Creative Glass are offering 10 young people the rare opportunity to attend 2 fully funded residential courses, on site in Lybster.
In 2016 North Lands Creative Glass celebrates 20 years of experimenting with glass and connecting with the world from a remote Scottish village. As part of our celebrations, we are looking for any film taken at any North Lands events over last 20 years to be sent to us.
North Lands would like to say a huge thank you to our regular lampworking tutor, Ian Pearson and Dounreay Site Restoration Ltd for their kind donation of torches, lathes and cutting and polishing equipment from the now retired nuclear facility. Ian has worked tirelessly to make the donation possible and it has taken him two years to process all the authorisation paperwork.
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