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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’ adult art glass course program. Whether exploring a new technique, refreshing skills, or sampling the wonders of glass, this season's calendar offers something for everyone. Are you ready for a challenge?
Learn best practices in a safe and relaxing environment with hands on instruction and come away with a unique piece of glass art you will be proud to say, “I did it myself!”
Nature captivates us for hours, with its seemingly endless vistas. During this three-week course, participants will explore the concepts of perspective and depth while creating a 10-inch by 12-inch by ½-inch fired and slumped landscape block. Using 96 COE glass powders, frit, and glass, participants will learn how to make and apply glass impasto, use Glassline paint, and cut glass to create this scenic sculpture. Loose fibre damming will also be covered. Beginners are welcome.
All materials and project firings are included.>
Thursdays, September 12, 19, 26, 2019, from 7 to 10 pm
Fee: $395 + HST
Welcome to the world of traditional stained glass. Whether you are new to the art form or want to revisit it, join us in our bright, well-equipped studio for a comprehensive introduction. This four-night course covers the safe handling of materials, studio etiquette, tool usage, glass cutting and shaping, copper foil technique, lead came technique, soldering, panel framing and finishing. Industry professional, Melanie Kidd, will guide you through the completion of an 11-inch x 17-inch panel that combines both copper foil and lead came construction techniques. There are several patterns to choose from.
Metals, chemicals, and tool use included. Project glass is not included.
Thursdays, October 3, 10, 17, 24, 2019, from 7 to 10 pm
Fee: $250 + HST + project glass
Once you have embraced fusing, you quickly realize bigger IS better! This four-week unit is for intermediate to advanced fusers ready to tackle projects like large bowls and platters, wall or garden sculpture, and tabletops. With one on one guidance and instruction from Glasstronomy Studio’s fusing expert, Melanie Kidd, participants will plan, design, execute, and fire one large project to completion. Space is limited but the possibilities are endless!
Materials and project firings are not included.
Thursdays, November 7, 14, 21, 28, 2019, from 7 to 10 pm
Fee: $225 + HST + materials and project firing fees
These courses are open to youth participants (14+ years old) where accompanied by an adult participant.