Courses

View our calendar here.
Learn more about our workshops here. View the Workshops and courses – Spring 2019 brochure.

Looking forward to summer? Book some vacation or "me" time and participate in our adult art glass summer camp program! View the Adult art glass summer camp – Summer 2019 brochure. Are you a beginner? Check out the stained glass and fused glass beginner camps that are dedicated to teaching you technique and best practices. Registration opens on Tuesday, May 14, 2019.

Online learning

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.

Adult courses and summer camps

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!”


  • B220 | Beginner fusing, mosaic, and stained glass: Art glass exploration (April 11, 18, and 25, 2019)

    Welcome to the wonderful world of art glass! Learn how to safely break and shape glass while creating a stained glass sun catcher that will be copper foiled and soldered.

    Explore glass fusing using 96 COE glass and accessories. Participants will learn how to use the mini kilns and create a 4-inch x 6-inch glass landscape using glass powder, frit and stringers.

    Complete the exploration in art glass by creating a traditional 6-inch x 6-inch mosaic tile.

    The skills and best practices learned during this course will enable you to further explore glass in other workshops offered in Studio or on your own.

    Thursdays, April 11, 18, and 25, 2019, from 7 to 10 pm
    Fee: $195 + HST

    The Glassed Over Project tie-in — If you visit The Glassed Over Project at Markham Museum during its run, take a selfie with your favourite panel and get 10% off each April 2019 workshop you register for. Simply email the selfie to edu@glasstronomystudios.ca to qualify.



  • G232 | Morton System technique: “Make your own” stacked and fused dish (May 2 and 9, 2019)

    This multi-technique workshop combines the best part of glass fusing: making your own sheet glass and our favourite Studio cutting tool, The Morton System. Whether you are a beginner or have been fusing for years, this combination never fails to produce one-of-a-kind pieces. On the first night, we will use 96 COE glass accessories: glass powder, frit, stringers and Glassline paint to create two square feet of unique sheet glass. Return the second night and using The Morton System, create a three-dimensional stacked dish and have extra one-of-a-kind material to make more!

    All materials and project firings included.

    Thursdays, May 2 and 9, 2019, from 7 to 10 pm
    Fee: $195 + HST

  • I400 | Morton System technique: Mandala wall hanging (May 16 and 23, 2019)

    This is symmetry done right with the help of The Morton System! This workshop will build on your Morton System strip cutting experience with focus on diamonds, triangles and circles. Using 96 COE glass, participants will reinforce their learning with practice and cut 96 geometric pieces to create a 12-inch mandala. Embellished with 96 COE glass stringers and pings these pieces are sure to bring joy to any home. Volume versus temperature theories will also be discussed.

    All materials and project firing included.

    Thursdays, May 16 and 23, 2019, from 7 to 10 pm
    Fee: $195 + HST

  • I398 | Sculptural stained glass: Panoramic driftwood and glass landscape (July 9 and 10, 2019)

    Memories of summer in stained glass! For the more adventurous stained glass enthusiast, we offer the opportunity to combine glass and wood in this nostalgic northern inspired landscape. Participants will learn how to design, construct and finish a driftwood base to display wire and solder windswept trees and stunning glass sunsets. Add a tent or canoe and have panorama you will want to jump into!

    What is included? Lunch daily, chemicals, foil, solder, wire, and some glass are included.

    What is not included? Participants will need to bring or purchase a piece of driftwood, and background sky or seascape stained glass.

    Tuesday, July 9, and Wednesday, July 10, 2019 (two-day), from 10 am to 4 pm
    Fee:$295 + HST + background glass + driftwood

    Registration is limited to eight people

  • A407 | Advanced stained glass box construction: Large dresser box (July 11 and 12, 2019)

    Bigger IS better, in jewellery boxes too! This two-day workshop is for those who have already made a standard copper foil box and are ready to tackle drawers and dividers. Participants will each make an 8-inch x 12-inch copper foiled box with two levels, a hinged lid, divided compartments, and a pullout drawer. Decorative soldering will also be demonstrated.

    What is included? Lunch daily, chemicals, solder, foil, and drawer, divider, and accent glass included.

    What is not included? 3 sq. ft. box glass not included.

    Thursday, July 11, and Friday July 12, 2019 (two-day), from 10 am to 4 pm
    Fee: $295 + HST + 3 sq. ft. box glass

    Registration is limited to eight people

  • I399 | Fusing fun: Giant sunflower stake (July 17 and 18, 2019)

    No flower says summer like the Sunflower! Using 96 COE glass and accessories, participants will create three sculptural sunflowers: 9-inch, 11.5-inch and 13-inch, that will be installed on a six-foot stake adorned with metal leaves. Participants will learn how to stack and texturize using durablanket to create single firing sculptural flowers ready to mount.

    What is included? Lunch daily, 96 COE accessories, fibre material, kiln firings, and stake are included.

    What is not included? Glass (optional package is available for purchase at time of registration).

    Wednesday, July 17, and Thursday, July 18, 2019 (two-day), from 10 am to 4 pm
    Fee: $395 + $175 glass package (optional) + HST

    Registration is limited to eight people ONE SPOT REMAINING

  • G231 | Fusing fun: Sunflower birdbath (July 19, 2019)

    Attract your feathered friends to your sunflower spa! Made with 96 COE glass and accessories, this dynamic 20-inch sunflower will add a splash to your summer garden. Participants will learn how to prepare duraboard drop out moulds, durablanket texture, and vitrigraph stringers.

    Beginner fusers are welcome. Glass cutting skills required.

    What is included? Lunch, fibre materials, kiln firings, some glass, and stake are included.

    What is not included? Glass (optional package is available for purchase at time of registration).

    Friday, July 19, 2019 (one-day), from 10 am to 4 pm
    $295 + $125 glass package (optional) + HST

    Registration is limited to eight people ONE SPOT REMAINING

  • B203 | Beginner stained glass: Summer camp (July 23 and 24, 2019)

    This two-day summer camp includes hands on instruction in traditional stained glass. Participants will learn how to safely handle, cut and break sheet glass, copper foil, and solder a small panel. Participants will create a copper foil stained glass panel that will be ready to display at the end of the camp. There are several patterns to choose from. Youth are welcome when accompanied by a participating adult.

    All materials are included.

    Tuesday, July 23, 2019, and Wednesday, July 24, 2019, from 10 am to 4 pm
    Fee: $225 + HST

  • B206 | Beginner fused glass: Summer camp (July 25 and 26, 2019)

    Stay cool while learning about warm glass in our fully-equipped Studio during this full spectrum two-day summer special. Participants will learn about glass compatibility, volume control, and best practices while producing unique glass jewellery, a one-of-kind slumped glass dish, and a 12-inch hexagonal garden stake. Glass cutting and shaping, tool usage, and mini-kiln firing will also be covered. Youth are welcome when accompanied by a participating adult.

    All materials and firings included.

    Thursday, July 25, 2019, and Friday, July 26, 2019, from 10 am to 4 pm
    Fee: $295 + HST


Youth Series

These courses are open to youth participants (14+ years old) where accompanied by an adult participant.


  • B203 | Beginner stained glass: Summer camp (July 23 and 24, 2019)

    This two-day summer camp includes hands on instruction in traditional stained glass. Participants will learn how to safely handle, cut and break sheet glass, copper foil, and solder a small panel. Participants will create a copper foil stained glass panel that will be ready to display at the end of the camp. There are several patterns to choose from. Youth are welcome when accompanied by a participating adult.

    All materials are included.

    Tuesday, July 23, 2019, and Wednesday, July 24, 2019, from 10 am to 4 pm
    Fee: $225 + HST

  • B206 | Beginner fused glass: Summer camp (July 25 and 26, 2019)

    Stay cool while learning about warm glass in our fully-equipped Studio during this full spectrum two-day summer special. Participants will learn about glass compatibility, volume control, and best practices while producing unique glass jewellery, a one-of-kind slumped glass dish, and a 12-inch hexagonal garden stake. Glass cutting and shaping, tool usage, and mini-kiln firing will also be covered. Youth are welcome when accompanied by a participating adult.

    All materials and firings included.

    Thursday, July 25, 2019, and Friday, July 26, 2019, from 10 am to 4 pm
    Fee: $295 + HST