Bethany Wheeler Glass Workshop 2021

Glass Workshops

$50 — Tickets essential

BYO materials

12.30 to 3.30pm

Saturdays 12 Feb | 2 Apr | 7 May | 18 Jun

with Bethany Wheeler

Glass artist Bethany Wheeler delivers a series of glass fusing and slumping workshops for participants to explore glass kiln forming through their tutored creation of glass coasters, jewellery, suncatchers and tableware.

Bethany will demonstrate how to design each kind of glassware, how to cut glass and the basics of fusing and slumping glass in the kiln and how to finish off pieces with at home once the glass is fired.
Participants may attend one or all sessions.

These workshops are designed for adults.

For your safety, please wear closed-toe shoes to this program.

For all classes: please bring these materials:

This workshop includes firing. Ticket buyers will be notified via email when the finished artworks are available for collection.

On presentation of ticket at Axess Glass, 12 Charnfield Court Thomastown Glass Fusing Workshop students will be entitled to receive a 10% discount on purchases.

Please read our Public Programs – Terms and Conditions before purchasing your ticket.


This glass workshop series is proudly included in the International Year of Glass 2022 program.

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Glass Jewellery

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12.30 to 3.30pm, Saturday, 2 April 2022

in this class you will learn how to make wearable fused glass jewellery in the kiln.  Pieces can include neckpieces, earrings and brooches.  

Bethany will demonstrate how to cut glass and the basics of fusing glass in the kiln and how you can finish off pieces with your own findings at home once the glass is fired.

Students should supply their own sheet of clear Oceanside compatible fusing glass as a base and will have access to a range of Oceanside 96 transparent and opaque glasses, and as well as frit and stringers.


Glass Mobiles, Suncatchers or Wall Hangings

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The focus of this class is to create fused glass pieces for hanging by incorporating metal hooks into the glass.  These could be elements for mobiles, wall hangings or suncatchers.

12.30 to 3.30pm, Saturday, 7 May 2022

Bethany will demonstrate how to cut glass and the basics of fusing glass in the kiln and how to finish off pieces with your own findings.

Students should supply their own sheet of clear Oceanside compatible fusing glass as a base and will have access to a range of Oceanside 96 transparent and opaque glasses, and as well as frit and stringers.

Metal hooks are supplied.


Glass Sushi Set

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12.30 to 3.30pm, Saturday, 18 June 2022

The focus of this class is to create fused and slumped sushi plate with accompanying dipping bowl and chopstick rest.

Bethany will demonstrate how to cut glass and the basics of fusing glass in the kiln and how to design and produce your own sushi set.

Students should supply their own sheet of clear Oceanside compatible fusing glass as a base and will have access to a range of Oceanside 96 transparent and opaque glasses, and as well as frit and stringers.


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Past 2022 Programs

Glass Coasters

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12.30 to 3.30pm, Saturday, 12 February 2022

The focus of this class is to create a set of fused glass coasters or tiles in the kiln. Bethany will demonstrate how to cut glass and the basics of fusing glass in the kiln. Students should supply their own sheet of clear as a base and will have access to a range of selected Oceanside fusing glass in transparent and opaque sheet and a range of frit and stringers.