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Introductory neon glass bending

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Neon Signs Australia

Unit 2 / 32 Hampton Street

East Brisbane, QLD 4169

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Calling all makers! Have you ever wanted to make your own neon piece? Are you curious to know the process of neon making and keen to get hands-on with glass bending?

Now is your chance with an introductory glass bending course with Michael Blazek a second-generation neon glasd bender.

Sign up for a four session course run over two weekends.

Session One: Sat 7 October 1.00-4.00pm

Introduction; discuss rules and conditions while in Neon Signs Australia factory; safety meeting to discuss potential risks and steps put in place to minimize those risks; equipment explanation, description of its essential work utility and proper use of; glass bender kit awarded to each student along with description of its uses and further explanation of essential glass bender’s tools; neon sign design overview for each student to consider their own art pieces and how we will achieve them; description of the glass inventory, electrodes and their particular characteristics that available to each student; introduction to the ribbon burner and its proper use.

Session Two: Sun 8 October 1.00-4.00pm

Safety review; individual design consultation; resume ribbon burner practise; introduction to the fish tail burner for welding; essentials of effective glass cutting and splicing; introduction to the 90 degree bend and double-back bend.

Session Three: Sat 21 October 1.00-4.00pm

Safety review; ribbon burner and fish tail burner practise with concentration on specifics required to achieve student’s artwork; dispensation of electrodes with intention of completing glass bending process on individual pieces (ready to be evacuated and gassed by trained professional); welding practise; more practise on 90 degree and double-back bends.

Session Four: Sun 22 October 1.00-4.00pm

Safety meeting; progress review toward finished pieces; ribbon burner, fish tail burner and cross fire burner concentration; electrodes attached to final artworks (ready for processing); calendar consultation for Neon Art Opening and art gallery walk through to determine best method to display introductory glass bender’s art work and how this can be achieved.


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Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Age 18 years +

Workshop Cancellation Policy

Please note that if minimum numbers are not reached this workshop will be cancelled. Participants will be notified of cancellation 72 hours prior to the workshop date and refunded accordingly.

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Bookings cancelled up to one week prior to the start of the workshop will be fully refunded.

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Neon Signs Australia

Unit 2 / 32 Hampton Street

East Brisbane, QLD 4169

Australia

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 7 days before event

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