Flameworking Glass Courses
29th January 2016
Flameworking with Ian Pearson.
5-7 April and 18-20 October 2016.
2016 sees the return of our very popular Flameworking Skills Class with local artist, Ian Pearson.
This course is aimed at those who wish to experience and learn some basic elements of working glass on an open flame. It will appeal to the beginner as much as those with previous experience. The material used will be borosilicate glass and be mostly clear tubing and rod of various sizes. Objectives will be set at the start of each day with the final day seeing cumulative result involving teamwork recognising the individual's progress.
Ian Pearson has been practicing lampworking since 1961, and is an acknowledged master of the craft. For many years a scientific glass blower creating highly complex laboratory equipment; Ian now uses his blend of ancient craft and modern technology to make art objects and gifts at his studio Glass Creations in Thurso.
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There's good news for one of the world's most prestigious centres for the study and development of glass as an artform, North Lands Creative. In the latest round of Creative Scotland funding, the organisation has secured an 18% increase over the next three years.
Coffee Morning For Anyone Starting a Craft Business. Friday 15th December 10:00am - 1:00pm.
To celebrate the launch of our first Annual Winter Open Exhibition, we are delighted to invite the local community to join us at our Gallery at Quatre Bras from 7-9pm on Friday 24th November 2017. This exhibition is designed to provide an opportunity for Scottish artists to exhibit their work in our Gallery Space located just off the A9 at Lybster.
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.
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.
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