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Glass art courses, classes and workshops taught all across the UK. Want to learn the art of creating beautiful glass? Glass art courses and workshops include all types of creative working with glass; glass fusing and slumping, stained glass, glass blowing, glass painting, conservation, glass mosaic, lampwork, glass engraving, sand-blasting and glass enamelling. Glass art remains one of the most popular craft courses now in the UK so wherever you want to study, whether you are a beginner or an experienced glass artist looking for new techniques and ideas, there will be a glass course near you!

£160
Staffordshire
This is a full day intensive course to give you an introduction to bead making and lampwork. All aspects of glass bead making for beginners will be covered, tools & equipment, health & safety, types of glass etc followed by demonstration and practice of basic tasks such as pulling stringers and making various types of basic beads. At the end of the course you will have made several styles of bead and be familiar with...
£265
London - Next course on 30th June 2018
Glass fusing is the technique used to bond glass pieces together by melting the glass at high temperature in a kiln. Amazing creative pieces can be made by using this technique. Glass fusing is an accessible and rewarding art form for all levels and all abilities. So immerse yourself in the joy of glass fusing for 2 full days. This weekend is designed to introduce you to the limitless creative possibilities of the technique. Whether...
£70
Devon - Next course on 1st July 2018
During this extended 1-day session you will learn the craft of glass etching with a chemical cream, then use the technique to decorate your own stunning glass and metal lantern (I also offer a 3-hr session, please see my other listings on craftcourses.com). I will begin the session by introducing a range of simple techniques to create and apply your own stencil design, then demonstrate the use of glass etching cream. This process is very...
£80
Gloucestershire
Discover the beauty of fused glass in this one day workshop in Bristol. Fused glass involves layering two or more pieces of glass together which are then fired in a kiln until they melt together and become one. The basic process is easy and fun to learn and leads to endless creative and rewarding results. On this course we use bullseye specialist fusing glass which is available in a range of beautiful colours. ​For all...
£75
Hampshire - Next course on 2nd July 2018
On this one day mosaic workshop you will learn how to design and build your own mosaic using a mixture of reclaimed glass and mosaic tiles. There are a range of designs to choose from, but you are welcome to bring your own ideas. Learn how to design and build glass mosaics with tutor, Kelly Goode. Make your own pot stand and coaster using a mixture of reclaimed glass and mosaic tiles. Small groups with...
£95
Essex
Learn glass fusing with glass artist at Parndon Mill, Essex. Courses in fused and slumped glass, combining glass, colours and metals are suitable for all levels from complete beginners to more advanced students. The main objective is an introduction to processes and techniques associated with kiln formed glass. All students will come away with several completed pieces. Classes can be tailor made for individuals or groups on weekdays, weekends. For more information and dates of...
£165
Bedfordshire
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....
£160
Sussex - Next course on 22nd June 2018
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...
£295
Devon - Next course on 20th June 2018
What will I learn? Steve is one of only a few professional glass artists choosing to work with enamel powders to colour the glass (as opposed to using pre-coloured glass). He has developed his own techniques for working with these enamels, creating unique patterns and effects. Steve will share these techniques with you, and take you step- by-step through the glass-fusing process so that you can create your own unique piece of fused glass art....
£40
Pembrokeshire
Come to my purpose built studio near St Davids and make something beautiful for your house, garden or for a special present. Book a three hour intensive lesson learning technique to set you up with the knowledge of how to design, plan, cut, place and finish your mosaic. (Group discount available.) Materials provided include lots of different shapes and colours of tile to cut, boxes of china to choose from, stained glass to cut, beads...