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This class will teach you so much about sculptural practices in borosilicate glass. We are delighted to announce our third EXCLUSIVE course to Zurich Glass School from flameworking artist to Guido Adam. He creates magical borosilicate objects which push the technical boundaries of colour and form and creativity. Adam has been working in soft and hard glass since 2002 using traditional techniques derived from his studies in Murano, the States and Japan.


In this course Adam explores how to make multiple types of animal eye murrine, a Kraken in leg stages & from 2D to 3D. Adam gifts the secrets to creating solid and blown froggers and hot sculpted dragon pendants with blocky filigrana cane bails plus much more besides.


Session 1: Bonus : Prepwork and talking about, the right Design and color for Animal Eye Murrini Session 2: Kraken (the half training Pendant) Basics: 2 D Kraken Pendant, the half Pendant (4 Legs, 1 Eye)

Session 3: Kraken (the 5 Leg Training) Intermediate: 3 D Kraken Sculpting (5 Legs, 2 Eyes)

Session 4: Kraken Advanced: 3 D Kraken, the full Body sculpting (8 Legs, 2 Eyes)

Session 5: Frog Intermediate: Making a solid Frog (2 Eyes, Legs, Arms and Details)

Session 6: Hollow Body Frog Advanced: Making a Hollow Frog Base with Details (Prepwork 2 Eyes, Legs and Arms)

Session 7 Dragon (Pendant style) Intermediate 1: the Body for Bail prepwork (Zanfirico versus Marble Decoration) Intermediate 2: the Head (Christmas versus Jurassic Style) assembling the two parts


As an icing on the cake this E-course includes a one complimentary 'one on one' zoom consultation with Guido Adam or ZGS founder Dr Julie Anne Denton to help you with the tricky bits, whilst receiving personal help and encouragement with the projects. It is advisable to use this consultation as our participants find the them invaluable.


Visual technical handouts are also provided which help you remember the steps for all the demonstrations at a glance. Please remember, what we are creating is tricky and takes A LOT of practice, logic, patience and an inquiring mind. This E-course is a stand-alone course which is complimented by both Guido 1 : Beauty of the wearable art kingdom & Guido 2: Beauty of the chaos marble kingdom course channels.  Our Guido Adam 3 course will seriously push your skill level and give you confidence in your own glass making abilities, whilst empowering you to own your own creativity.


You can work through this course at your own pace. After purchase allow 24 hours, to be granted access to the Guido Adam 3 E-course channel. You will have six months unlimited access to your eight-demo channel. You can watch the video demonstrations over and over again in order to understand every aspect of the demonstration. Please be patient until you receive the email which informs you, you have been granted access to your channel.


A folder full of goodies is included with this E-course channel which includes demo transcriptions, visual technical demo handouts, other technical data sheets which compliment your course and helpful pictures. All demos have been transcribed and are available upon request in 30 different languages.


Skill Level: Own torch or access to a flameworking studio is a necessity. Some knowledge of lampworking is required

E-course Guido Adam 3 - The Beauty of the Animal Kingdom

  • You will be sent a dropbox invitation to a shared folder via email which compliments the instructional demos. Enjoy and do not hesitate to book your one on one consultation with the maestro if you are finding any aspects of your e_course tricky - You have one 1 on 1 consultation which comes for free with this e_course. Please use your consultation as our participants find these sessions extremely helpful.

    Please allow 24 hours to gain access to your channel. Look out for emails from atelier315, dropbox & in the coming days.

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