When & Where

Quick Facts

  • Availability No
  • Tutor Anna Chrysopoulo
  • Course Code K22MCAC15A
  • Suitable For 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

What you will learn

Come and enjoy a FREE Fusing Taster session, perfect for anyone who's ever wanted to try their hand working with glass! Explore glass as a raw material in its varying forms including sheet and frit; learn the fundamentals of glass cutting and simple assembly to create small-scale fused glass pieces: learn how make a glass coaster or tile. This taster provides a unique opportunity to experiment with a range of specialist materials and is the perfect introduction to the art of Fusing Glass. We encourage you to come along and have a go!

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Apply glass cutting and assembly skills to produce fused glass samples.
  • To make 10 x 10 cm glass pieces including coasters, tiles or tea lights.
  • Produce fused glass exploring varying glass forms.
  • Work safely and confidently within a glass studio environment.


Class format and activities

You will be working on set tasks and processes guided by your expert glass tutor, Anna Chrysopoulo. Teaching takes place in a practical workshop setting, including both demonstration and discussion. To ensure that you make the best possible progress on your course, you will have regular feedback from your tutor, in a constructive and supportive environment.

Entry requirements

This course is for beginners, with little or no experience of the subject area. If you already have knowledge of glass making, this course also offers you the opportunity to refresh and develop existing skills including maths. The course is suitable for anyone interested in learning or further exploration within fusing and slumping techniques, creating decorative and functional glass forms. For more information about the course contact the glass lecturer: Anna.Chrysopoulo@morleycollege.ac.uk

What you need

It would be helpful to bring a sketchbook/notebook, pencils/pen/marker pen etc. You will need to wear sturdy shoes, boots or trainers (no open sandals); an apron. We have basic tools in the workshop which have been adapted to facilitate a safe learning environment.

What you can do next

With these transferable skills you will have the opportunity and ability to work independently towards your own professional development, or to further develop your creative potential and expand your learning within 3D studies: we encourage progression onto intermediate and advanced courses, (dependant on ability), within our glass provision at Morley, such as the UAL Level 2 in Glass for example, as well as other courses in Art & Design the college provides. Please speak with your tutor for further advice or information.