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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!

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Image for A Fabulous Introduction to Fused glass - one day course
Next course on 17th March 2017
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...
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An introduction into the world of glassblowing for beginners, the course introduces you to this amazing substance. Classes comprise of no more than two 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....
Image for Pembrokeshire Maddie Janes Mosaic
Come to my purpose built studio near St Davids and make something beautiful for your house, garden or for a special present. Book a two hour intensive lesson learning technique to set you up with the knowledge of how to design, plan, cut, place and finish your mosaic. Or book a two hour creative fun session and take a finished piece home. (Group discount available.) Materials provided include lots of different shapes and colours of...
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Next course on 11th March 2017
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....
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These classes are for beginners.. and there are two types.. please see website (button above). One.. we will be learning how to do the Copper Foiling Method which lends itself to making gifts and smaller items, a fantastic taster since with this method you can take your knowledge home and start working on your kitchen table. It’s not as hardcore as the Leaded process and is a fabulous way to start if you are limited...
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Learn about the art of fused glass within this relaxed, small group workshop. You will be free to create your own designs and explore ideas with lots of personal attention. This mean that you be guaranteed to take away fused glass pieces that exceed you expectations as a beginner. Within the workshop you will learn how to cut glass safely, learn about the different types of glass available to fuse with and experiment with the...
Image for 'Art of Stained Glass - Glass Leading and/or Glass Painting' - Oldbury, Birmingham - with Jamal Rafay @ Stained Glassic
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. If...
Image for Lampwork bead making,melting glass in the flame   ADDICTIVE FUN....try pottery transfers as a treat too..
Come and learn how to make unique glass beads from rods of glass in the flame... addictive fun for you alone or with friends where i do a 50% reduced rate for the second and subsequent people.. 3 hrs where you make the beads in the flame and keep them all. An opportunity to make them into beautiful jewellery if you choose on the day. A great gift ...VOUCHERS for XMAS can be bought and...
Image for Flamework/Lampwork Beads for Beginners
Flamework/Lampwork bead making is the process of making glass beads using; in this case, a hot head. In this beginner's 1 to 1 class we will look at: equipment and health and safety, using the torch, making a basic doughnut shaped bead, plus decoration and some shaping. Expect to make around 8 beads in this 3 hour session. I also offer a 1 to 2 course if you'd prefer to share the torch and bring...
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Hello and welcome to smARTsy! I offer fused glass and Tiffany style copper foiling sessions from my cosy workshop in Ratby (7 miles from Leicester city centre, located between Groby and Kirby Muxloe). With spaces limited to only 9 people, you will have plenty of support as you learn about these beautiful art forms. If you book a glass fusion session, after a brief introduction, you will learn about glass and its many forms though...