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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’ summer program. These week day camps give you the opportunity to focus on a single project or technique over one or several days. These camps run from 10 am to 4 pm each day. With the exception of G212, lunch is provided in each camp. Look forward to a season of fun, learning, and creativity!
Art and artists are an inspiration for life. Join Melanie and Elizabeth on a field trip to the Art Gallery of Ontario and explore the vibrant work of renowned artist, Georgia O’Keeffe, and enjoy an exhibit-inspired prix fixe lunch. Back in the Studio, participants will design and create a dramatic fountain of flowers and leaves that can adorn their space whether indoors or out.
Using 96 COE glass and accessories, metal stand, planter, fabricated molds, and water pump, each participant will create a dramatic fountain of flowers and leaves that can adorn their space whether indoors or out.
Participants will explore the use of Durafibre, fibre rigidizer, and clay to create unique shapes and profiles for the water to cascade over their glass creations. Mold fabrication, multi-layered firing, and water feature creation will also be covered.
Tuesday, July 11, to Friday, July 14, 2017, from 10 am–4 pm
Fee: $695 + HST + glass (includes AGO admission, clay, fibre, firings, glass accessories, water pump, and all lunches)
Registration is limited to six people
Keep it hot this summer with a day of glass flowing. Participants will explore all the ways we can use our kilns to superheat glass into super cool shapes and kaleidoscope patterns. These unique creations are can be incorporated into stained and fused glass projects or enjoyed as they are.
Using 96 COE glass, participants will learn how to pull their own stringers and cane from the vitrigraph kiln, prepare terracotta for pot melts, create Durafibre dams for screen melt collection as well as experience glass combing in the mini kilns. The possibilities are endless!
Tuesday, July 18, 2017, from 10 am–4 pm
Fee: $225 + HST (includes all materials and firings)
Registration is limited to six people
Celebrate our Canadian landscapes in sculptural stained glass! This is the chance to show off that sheet of stained glass you’ve been saving as a stunning backdrop for your multi-layered foiled and soldered sculpture. During this two-day mini-camp, participants will create a three-layer horizontal or vertical landscape depicting trees, rocks, hills, lakes, and maybe even a canoe, using stained glass and wire. Design techniques, Tiffany plating, and stand creation will also be covered. Participants will create a 12-inch x 16-inch scene.
Thursday, July 20, and Friday July 21, 2017, from
10 am–4 pm
Fee: $225 + HST + stained glass (includes lunch, foil, solder, and wire)
Here's your chance to sample the various forms of art glass. Creating a multiple of projects over six weeks, you will gain the skill and the confidence to venture on your own.
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. More to come!
Welcome to the wonderful world of art glass. During this six-week course, participants will explore the many facets of art glass. Participants will learn how to safely break and shape glass while creating a stained glass sun catcher that will be copper foiled and soldered. Participants will then explore glass fusing. Using 96 COE glass and accessories, participants will learn how to use the mini kilns to create fused glass cabochons. Using glass powder, frit and stringers, participants will also create a 4-inch x 6-inch glass landscape. Completing the exploration in art glass participants will create a traditional 12-inch x 16-inch mosaic mirror.
Thursdays, September 21, 28, October 5, 12, 19, and 26, 2017, from 7 to 10 pm
Fee: $325 + HST (includes all materials, tool use, and firings)
These courses are open to youth participants (14+ years old) where accompanied by an adult participant.
There are no applicable courses in the summer 2017 session.