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Our latest offering for members is our Studio Spots learning modules page accessible from the Memberships menu. These modules showcase glass materials, techniques, and tools. Click on any applicable module link and it will launch our YouTube channel in a separate browser window. Our members have exclusive access to the entire series.
Non-members can view a sample by clicking here.
Welcome to Glasstronomy Studios’ fall program. These Thursday night courses give you the opportunity to focus on a single project or technique over several weeks. These courses run from 7–10 pm each Thursday evening. On the evenings when a course is in session, the Studio will close at 5 pm and reopen at 6:45 pm.
Here's a great technique to use up all your scrap fusing glass! Spend the evening learning about loose fibre damming and multi-layer cathedral tinting while creating a collage that will be cold worked and slumped into a stunning 12-inch bowl.
Thursday, March 15, 2018, from 7–10 pm (1 evening course)
Fee: $150 + HST (includes all materials and firings)
Beginners are welcome
This two-week course is the perfect opportunity to learn the fundamentals of glass fusing while creating a fun and tactile 10-inch square mirror frame. Glass compatibility, proper tool usage, basic kiln operation, and vitrigraph stringer pulling will be covered as participants craft a variety of flowers with several techniques to form a unique overlay. It will be hard to decide whether to gift or keep this project!
Thursdays, March 22 and 29, 2018, from 7–10 pm (2 evening course)
Fee: $175 + HST (includes all materials and firings)
Welcome to stained glass! This four-week intensive course will include hands on instruction in traditional stained glass. Participants will learn how to safely handle, cut and break sheet glass, follow a pattern, copper foil and solder a small panel. Participants will create a 10-inch x 16-inch stained glass panel. There are several patterns available.
Thursdays, April 5, 12, 19, and 26, 2018, from 7–10 pm (4 evening course)
Fee: $225 + HST (includes copper foil, solder, and chemicals) + stained glass ($20 voucher for glass included upon registration)
Back by popular demand, this five-week course is for advanced fusers ready to tackle projects like vessel sinks, wall or garden sculpture, and tabletops. With one-on-one guidance and instruction, participants will plan, design, execute, and fire one large project to completion. Space is limited but the possibilities are endless!
Thursdays, May 3, 10, 17, 24, and 31, 2018, from 7–10 pm (5 evening course)
Fee: $225 + HST + materials and firings
Limited to four participants only
Project by V. Orr
Project by M. Kidd
These courses are open to youth participants (14+ years old) where accompanied by an adult participant.
There are no applicable courses in the spring 2018 session.