Glass courses, classes and workshops taught all across the UK. Want to learn the art of making beautiful items in glass? Browse courses in glass blowing, kiln formed, fused and warm glass, stained glass, lampwork, glass engraving, glass mosaic, slumping, sandblasting, glass painting and glass enamelling.
Lucy Copleston trained at the Royal College of Art and has made jewellery and taught the craft since 1975. Tuition is one-to-one so your learning is fast tracked. By arrangement two students can learn together i.e. couples making wedding rings, family members or friends. A discount of 20% is given for two students learning together if you book directly with Lucy and pay via BACS or cheque.
Sessions are tailored to the specific requirements of...
- Next course on 3rd September 2018
Tutor: Martin McAssey.
Martin is a professionally qualified teacher with many year’s experience of teaching stained glass classes.
Martin runs courses throughout the year; all courses are run with a maximum of twelve students ensuring that each student receives individual attention. Each student has use of a workbench with all the tools and equipment they will need while taking part in the course.
Project one: Tiffany stained glass window hanging
For your first project you...
This course is suitable for someone who wants to learn the art of stained glass in a friendly manner. Learn how to Lead panels Or Paint stained glass windows, in the company of a small relaxed group and for some time-out in the homely, informal setting of Jamal Rafay’s artist studio!
A one day crash course covers, introduction, design for stained glass, introduction to Medium, Materials, Cartooning, Glass cutting, Glass painting OR Glass Leading.
In this one day (6 hour) course you will learn the basics of glass fusing. You can expect to make a main piece approximately 20cm x 20cm plus an extra smaller piece of your choice. Some people prefer to make a number of smaller pieces rather than one large piece...the choice is up to you!
Based in a lovely rural setting just outside Reading, I run small workshops with a maximum of 4 people which...
This workshop offers a wonderful introduction to the art of kiln formed glass, using solely Bullseye transparent, opal and iridescent glass. You will gain an understanding of the materials, techniques and processes involved while producing your own masterpiece! Using sheet glass, frits, stringers and wire, you will be shown how to cut glass, add inclusions and create voids & bubbles.
These one day courses run twice a month on Friday and Saturdays, if there are...
Stained Glass is an amazing craft, colourful, decorative and adaptable to many different forms. This course is student led, encouraging you to pursue the area of your interest. The course includes both "Tiffany" copper foiling and Leaded styles. There is also the provision on some dates for doing kiln fired glass painting, silver staining and enamelling. You can create panels, lamps or candle holders, clocks, mirrors, hanging pieces or set glass into a display stand....
Enjoy a relaxed, fun and informal day making stained glass sun-catchers, funky tea light holders or mobiles using the Tiffany foiling method.
You will be carefully taken through all the processes, helping you to develop the skills of glass cutting, grinding, foiling and soldering.
Each student will go home with some wonderful and individual pieces that they have created that day. Suitable for beginners and those with some experience.
I offer three very different...
Come and enjoy a one day Introduction to Glass Fusing in the lovely North Cornish village of Kilkhamton, 5 miles from Bude. The fused glass workshops are run in our lovely and spacious studio.
The methods you will learn include kiln carving- using fibre paper to create a design for a clear glass cheese/food plate for your first project, then exploring the use of frit (ground pieces of coloured glass- think caster, granulated and "posh"...
Beginner's workshop in Pretty Rubbish Mosaics Studio.
Day 1 you will be introduced to tools, adhesives and materials and will create a unique piece of mosaic art. You will learn how to cut china and glass and create your piece in pique assiette style. Classes are relaxed, fun and inspirational.At your disposal you will have a huge array of "treasure" including upcycled crockery, tiles, glass and jewellery.
Day 2 you will grout and clean your...
An introduction into the world of glassblowing for beginners, the course introduces you to this amazing substance.
Classes comprise of no more than three students at any a time as this allows you to develop your glassblowing skills at a non hurried pace.
Students begin the day with the following:
Health and safety talk and safe practice within the hot glass studio.
Learn how to use different glassblowing tools.
Gather molten glass from the furnace....