Professional Workshops


with Richard Wheater

Neon Pro Workshop

Date: March 21 to 24
Time: 10am to 4pm
Cost: $1205
Skill: Experienced neon enthusiasts

A four-day intensive workshop with Richard Wheater from Neon Workshops. Learn to bend and blow glass over a ribbon burner using hand drawn templates or your own three-dimensional model. The week will include demonstrations and evening neon excursions, as the class will focus on skill-building while embracing the lighter side of neon (pun intended). For artists, designers and enthusiasts with experience in glass.

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Neon Basics Workshop

Date: March 12 and 13
Time: 10am to 4pm
Cost: $520
Skill: Beginners

Take a two-day class and learn how to make your own neon. Led by two prominent neon artists, Richard Wheater (UK) and Brendan Van Hek (Aus), you will discover the basics of flameworking, neon tubing and pumping gas using traditional methods. You will also focus on conceptual design and the application of neon in the contemporary art world. For artists, designers and enthusiasts.

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richard-wheater-smallneon-workshops-logo-01Richard William Wheater (UK) creates performance art and installations that explore our relationship with the natural environment. Over the last five years, working with Neon Workshops LTD, Wheater has offered many ‘alternate’ neon ventures in countries around the world.
As well as teaching and consulting, Neon Workshops LTD often collaborate with artists and the creative sector, to deliver ambitious large scale neon projects.



If you have ever wanted to learn from someone in particular, contact the Artistic Program Coordinator 02 6163 4519 (direct), e-mail: and we will organise a Class on Demand.

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