Murrini Meeny Miny Mo: </br>Images & Pattern </br>Lisa Samphire & Jaan Andres </br>March 2020


Sunday, March 8, 2020 - 10 am to 6 pm
Tuesday, March 10, 2020 - 6:30-10:30 pm
Thursday, March 12, 2020  - 6:30-10:30 pm
Sunday, March 15 - 10 am to 6 pm
(Total Class Time: 24 hours) 
Instructors: Lisa Samphire & Jaan Andres 

A murrini is simply any arrangement of coloured glass which is heated, stretched and chopped into tiles to create patterns and pictures.

This course will introduce the myriad of steps involved in creating murrini through short lectures, demonstrations and time on tools. Students will learn to plan and construct complex patterns, even symbols and images, using various colour applications and techniques.

Demonstrations will also include common methods of rolling up using murrini to create vessels. Because after all the murrini are made, there’s still glassblowing to do! Come join us for 24 hours of Murrini madness! 
You must have glassblowing experience to take this class.
About the Instructors:  
Lisa Samphire has committed herself to blowing glass for the last 34 years. She has produced a diverse body of work, which includes private and public, sculptural and functional pieces. Over the years she has been recognised and applauded for her glass work through the receipt of various awards, scholarships, teaching appointments and commissions. Lisa has been involved in many studios and was a co-owner of Starfish Glassworks.

Jaan Andres began making glass at ACAD in 2004 receiving a BFA, along with the ACAD Board of Governors Award for Glass in 2007. In 2009 he moved to Adelaide to participate in the Jam Factory Glass Associate Program. In 2015 he moved to Vancouver, BC, where he continues to work as a professional glassblower.

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