Introduction to glass painting (1 day) in Sheffield, South Yorkshire



Tutor: Martin McAssey. Martin is a professionally qualified teacher with many years’ experience of teaching glass classes. This is a one day glass painting workshop based in Martin's studio at the learning centre at Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet in Sheffield. This workshop is for beginners as well as the more advanced student, the workshop is run with a maximum of eight 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 workshop. All patterns and materials such as paint and glass are supplied by Martin at no extra cost. What will I learn on the workshop? You will learn all the basic skills needed to paint a piece of stained glass using the one fire method such as: • How to mix paint. • How to paint lines and curves. • How to apply paint (matting). • How to trace lines. • How to create tone and stippling. • How to create definition through line work. • How to fire your glass. • How to clean and care for your brushes. What will you make? You will have the opportunity to make a number of painted pieces of glass using the techniques listed above. Please note: • It is recommended that you bring reading glasses for close work. • It is recommended that you wear sensible shoes (no open toed shoes) when attending the workshop. • It is also recommended that you wear old clothes. For more information about this workshop please contact Martin via the 'Ask a question' form above.

What's included in the price?

All materials such as paint and glass are provided by Martin at no extra cost. Lunch is not available in Martin's studio, it is recommended that you bring your own lunch or that you purchase lunch at the cafe. Teas and coffees are available through the day.


1 day

Cancellation policy

Easy - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts



Martin McAssey Glass

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Martin is a professionally qualified teacher with many year’s experience of teaching stained glass courses in Sheffield, Chesterfield and throughout South Yorkshire. He specialises in teaching stained glass but also runs fused glass and glass painting one day workshops. Martin has taught stained glass classes for Sheffield College and Chesterfield College. Martin is also a member of the Contemporary Glass Society (CGS) and the Artist Network.

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Wheelchair users
  • Limited mobility
  • Stag dos
  • Weekends
  • Public transport
  • Hen dos
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Parking provided
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The Learning Centre, Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet, Abbeydale Road South, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S7 2QW