Vitrigraph and Raking


This one day course will introduce you to two hot glass techniques which you can use to make components to enhance the creativity of your fused glass pieces.


Learn the technique of making your own stringers, canes and interesting components from extruding hot glass directly from the kiln. Students will team up in pairs and discover how to set up glass in the crucible before placing it in the vitrograph kiln. Students will go home with a variety of components to use on their own projects.

Raking (also known as combing)

An interesting technique that adds another dimension to your work. Participants will make a 200mm x 200mm fused slab that will be raked during the course of the day. They can be collected the following week after they have been annealed. The finished slab can be used as central component for a larger future work.

Enrolment Details

To ensure you gain the most from the course, numbers are limited. Places will be confirmed with a required $50 non-refundable deposit or the place may be given to the next in queue. The course must be paid in full 14 days prior to course commencement.

Sincere efforts are made to contact all students for a reminder however ultimately the responsibility for scheduling time to attend the class remains with the student. As per our terms and conditions deposits for unattended classes are non-refundable

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Course Dates for 2018:

Thursday the 14th of June, 9:30am – approximately 3pm

Friday the 7th of September, 9:30am – approximately 3pm

Costs: $250 including materials, kiln firing and hire of tools.

Terms and Condition for course enrolment:

To secure a position in a workshop we require a $50 deposit. Until the deposit is received your position may be forfeited. The deposit is NON-REFUNDABLE and NON-TRANSFERABLE.

All workshops have a minimum enrolment required for the workshop to run. If Perth Art Glass reschedules or cancels a workshop the deposit remains valid for a rescheduled date or will be refunded if preferred by the student.