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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!

£120
London
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...
£265
London - Next course on 17th November 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...
£110
Norfolk
Fi Kilpatrick’s kiln formed glass classes Fi Kilpatrick’s classes are deliberately small and personal. For the kiln forming beginner there is a five-hour class of close tuition to create their artwork. The first class is a relaxed introduction over a cup of tea to the craft of glass fusing, along with the creation of the design itself. Students will then assemble their pieces and see them into the kiln. 'This is an ideal way to...
£160
Staffordshire
This is a full day intensive course to give you an introduction to glass bead making and lampwork, melting glass in a flame. All aspects of glass bead making for beginners will be covered, tools, equipment and where to buy them, health & safety, types of glass etc followed by demonstration and practice of basic techniques such as pulling stringers and making various types of basic beads. At the end of the course you will...
£260
Norfolk
A relaxed, fun and informal way to learn about the art of Stained Glass, in a small class setting, with a very experienced tutor. This intensive weekend course will outline the techniques involved in making leaded glass windows, showing the many different types and colours of glass available and highlighting the techniques used to achieve different effects. The emphasis will be on practical work, with lots of demonstrations, with each student completing their panel by...
£70
Devon - Next course on 3rd November 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...
£130
Hampshire - Next course on 10th December 2018
On this one day fusing workshop you will learn how to cut, layer and arrange different grades of bullseye glass to make a selection of your own individual Christmas decorations in time to give as gifts or for use in your own home over the festive season. A fun workshop which always proves to be very popular with our students. Run by Alison Smith, our Studio Manager, you will receive great instruction within limited classes...
£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...
£95
Kent
Discover the wonderful world of fused glass in the beautiful medieval village of Chilham, in the heart of the Kent Downs area of outstanding natural beauty. Each full day of tuition costs only £95 and takes place in our new purpose built teaching studio. (Some of the photos show our previous, smaller studio right next door.) Courses generally start at 10am and continue until 5pm, though we're flexible. You'll be given as much help as...
£171
South Yorkshire - Next course on 7th January 2019
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...