Advanced Abstracts – Marguerite Beneke

October 26-28, 2020

8:30am – 5:00pm


Beyond the Basics – creating large abstract fused glass panels.

In order to attend the workshop, you will have to have done the Floating on the Surface Workshop.

In this workshop Marguerite will share her knowledge and experience in creating bigger, more dynamic fused glass panels. She will delve further into the basics that were covered in the Floating on the Surface workshop, by exploring the principles of creating abstract art with enamels on glass.

Topics covered will include design, composition, balance, contrast, shapes, lines, texture and colour theory. Over the 3 days you will design and create large fused glass panels –

Note – the panels will be large, so take note for traveling purposes or arrange courier service with the studio at an extra cost.

$900 + HST = $1017.00
Includes all materials
Includes Breakfast snack + catered lunch.

Marguerite Beneke

Marguerite Beneke


In my work I like to express what I find interesting and beautiful in life. A lot of my work has been about my love of the Karoo landscapes, combining it with the freedom of abstract designs. My work invites the viewer to interact with each piece in not only a point of view, but to use their fingertips, to explore the glass and stir the thoughts of the mind.

My work is exhibited in galleries throughout South Africa and has been sold to international clients. I have done commissions for the South African Air Force and other corporate companies.

Marguerite says...

"​I am very excited to be hosted as a guest speaker at Glass Emotions, Canada. Crystal has been absolute wonderful in helping me through the whole process in getting there.

It is an honour to be a guest speaker at such a professional studio and having that experience as part of my glass journey.

I am looking forward to meeting everyone and sharing my techniques.”