Skills Class: Lamp Working

Cost: £300 (includes materials and light lunch)
For more information call Grace 01593721229 or email

Join Ian Pearson for a three day introduction to the art of lamp working (using gas/oxygen torches to blow, manipulate and join glass tube and rod).This class is suitable for all skill levels and abilities.

Previous participants have enjoyed the chance to develop their skills and experiment in an  informal atmosphere:

‘I learned not to be afraid to play with the flame. Very much like the individual instruction and Ian was able to gear the tuition to my ability’

‘I learned a lot over the 3 days including new skills and progressing basic skills. Ian gave full attention, very observant, plenty of interaction’

Ian Pearson has been practicing lamp working since 1961, and is an acknowledged master of the craft bringing a mix of outstanding technical knowledge and creative flair. For many years a scientific glass blower creating highly complex laboratory equipment, Ian now uses his blend of ancient craft and modern technology to make art objects and gifts at his studio Glass Creations in Thurso.