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Exclusive neon workshop with artists from London. 3 spots left!

Hosted by a member of the Zurich Art & Art Lovers Group
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Took place 1 month ago
Tue 17 Oct 10:00 - Wed 18 Oct 17:00

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Neon Workshops, London, is an extrordinry neon expert hub that produces
artworks for renowned artists such as Martin Creed and leads workshops
internationally to promote and keep the craft of neon shining. The
Workshops were funded in Protected content London by Richard Wheater – Alfred
University New York graduate, an artist and neon specialist.

6 participants per day will be taught by two neon makers from London
Neon Workshops, and learn everything from transcribing ideas into neon
drawings to filling their glass forms with gas. At the end of the day
everyone takes home a piece of neon they have designed and helped make
or directed in making that is ready to plug in and shine!

The morning kicks off at 10am with an introduction to the neon, its
uses and possibilities as well as talking through a palette of neon
based materials and equipment. A demonstration on glass bending,
electroding and filling the tube with gas takes place before asking
participants individually about what they would like to work towards
making that day.
We ask for you to keep the idea to a maximum of 1.5-meter tube length – this helps with time management. A full array of colours and varied diameters of glass are available.

Before Lunch ideas are drawn out and once back at the workshop, a tutor will begin assisting the participants individually in realizing their
designs in glass form whilst the other tutor will introduce participants
to working with glass tubing. Everyone gets to practice bending and
fusing glass to shapes drawn on the bench, gaining experience of using a variety of torches under supervision. The end of the day (5pm) sees
finished work filled with gas and illuminated before being packed for
each participant’s journey home.

Places are limited to Protected content each day) and price is CHF 545.- per person. Registration mandatory on Protected content .

The event will be held in English and will takes place on October 17th and 18th from 09:45 to 17:00. 18th is sold out, 3 spots left on the 17th.