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Stained glass courses, classes and workshops are taught all across the UK and remain a popular craft. Stained glass courses for beginners as well as experienced glass artists. Stained glass courses cover glass scoring and cutting, soldering (usually using copper foil), leading and assembling as well as the exploring of beautiful design, colour and use of light. If you have ever been inspired by one of the numerous examples of stained glass on show in churches and buildings across the UK, stained glass could be perfect course for you.

A one day course at Blue Sky Mosaics begins at 9.30 am and finishes at 4.30 pm . Time is taken for students to choose a design of their choice and books and patterns are available or students are welcome to bring their own designs with them on the day. The studio at Blue Sky Mosaics is stocked with substrates - (bowls, tables, MDF blanks, vases), a large selection of stained glass, vintage crockery, glass...
Angus - Next course on 10th March 2018
Traditional leaded stained glass workshop - two days. Suitable for experienced or inexperienced students. Running from Saturday to Sunday. Gallus Glass has been trading from this beautiful area of Angus for the last 20 years. Working from her bespoke atmospheric garden studio, Maureen Crosbie, owner and tutor has extensive experience of teaching at all levels.
London - Next course on 12th February 2018
This well-structured course is an excellent opportunity to immerse yourself in stained glass design and making for 5 consecutive days. You will have access to Jude’s extensive stained glass design and making experience throughout the whole of the course with tutorials, demonstrations, hands-on making and one-to-one tuition. You will also get lots of useful insight into the materials, tools, processes and equipment used together with plenty of interesting bits of historical information. If you have...
A five week open workshop for all levels - including beginners -offering the opportunity to work in the technique of your choosing. From designing and making a stained glass panel to painting, staining, copper foiling, glass fusing & slumping. This course is ideal if you have done some glass work previously and have a specific project in mind. However absolute beginners are also welcome. Throughout the workshop you will have access to Jude's extensive knowledge...
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...
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...
Devon - Next course on 28th January 2018
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....
North Yorkshire - Next course on 20th January 2018
This one day workshop in traditional stained glass work. You will learn the basic skills needed to create your own small panel- cutting and shaping glass, attaching lead came, soldering etc. At the end of the day you will have made a unique piece of your own stained glass to take home (see images). There is a selection of tried and tested patterns in the studio to choose from and you will get plenty of...
Devon - Next course on 3rd February 2018
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. Workshops I offer two very different...
Gwynedd - Next course on 10th February 2018
A relaxed, fun and informal day for beginners (or those wishing to develop skills) to be introduced to the beautiful art of Tiffany stained glass making. Julie will take you through the processes, helping you to develop the skills of glass cutting, grinding, foiling and soldering to assemble an individual piece to take home with you. Being creative isn't a must as enthusiasm works just as well! The tranquil setting in the grounds of Gorwelion...