B215 | Round panel (workshop sample, low res)

Welcome to Glasstronomy Studios’ adult art glass workshop program. This calendar outlines the beginner courses being offered from November and December 2021 to January and February 2022, for people just getting started in glass or wanting to refresh their skills.

The remainder of Part 2 of the Fall calendar will be published at the end of October 2021 and offers general, intermediate, and advanced learning opportunities that focuses on seasonal projects.

Welcome, beginners!

Fall is the perfect time to engage in art glass exploration. Our project-based learning program teaches best practices and techniques that will give you a taste of the possibilities. Explore the medium in a fun and friendly environment while creating something uniquely yours.

What are you waiting for? Registration is now open.

How to register

To register, we currently accept payment in person (cash, Debit, MasterCard and Visa), by email (etransfer), or by phone (MasterCard and Visa). Please note that HST will be added to the listed fee at time of payment.

Cancellation policy: A Studio credit will be issued for cancellations up to 48 hours before start date. We regret that Studio credits will not be issued under the 48-hour threshold.

Studio credits can be applied to a future purchase of a workshop or course.

COVID-19 health measures: Our team is fully-immunized against COVID-19 and we welcome individuals who have had two doses of any COVID-19 vaccine approved by the Government of Canada. At time of publication, all standard COVID-19 safety protocols remain in place and in practice.

Please follow Public Health Ontario’s guidance: 1. Stay home if unwell; 2. Sanitize hands on entering Studio vestibule; 3. Wear face mask during time in Studio; 4. Maintain two-metre physical distancing; 5. Cough or sneeze into elbow.

Like what you learn?

Check out the main learning calendar for more opportunities to develop your skills.

View our events calendar here.

Beginner courses (2021)

  • Course | B209 | Beginner stained glass: Panel (November 4, 11, and 18, 2021)

    Welcome to stained glass! Bright and engaging, stained glass is a wonderful medium to inspire creativity and relaxation. This three-week course includes hands on instruction in traditional lead came stained glass in our spacious and fully-equipped studio. Participants will learn how to safely handle, cut and break sheet glass, and lead and glaze an 8-inch x 10-inch stained glass panel.

    Individual tool kits for use during the course and all project materials included.

    When: Thursdays, November 4, 11, and 18, 2021, from 10 am to 12 pm
    Fee: $175 + HST (individual tool kits for use during the course and all project materials included)
    Capacity: Limited to eight participants

  • Course | B229 | Beginner stained and fused glass: Fused and foiled bevel box (November 25, December 2 and 9, 2021)

    In time for holiday gift giving, this 4-inch x 6-inch bevel-sided box showcases kiln-fired art glass and a hinged lid. Packed with technique, participants will learn about glass compatibility and mini kiln usage as well as glass cutting and shaping, box construction, and tube hinging.

    All materials and project firing included.

    When: November 25, December 2 and 9, 2021, from 10 am to 12 pm
    Fee: $175 + HST (includes all materials and project firing)
    Capacity: Limited to eight participants

Beginner course (2022)

  • Course | G178 | Beginner/intermediate fused and foiled round panel (cross-disciplined) (January 20, 27, February 3, 10, 17, and 24, 2022)

    The beauty of light shining through glass has inspired us throughout the ages. Add the layered opportunity of glass fusing and we can easily add a unique touch to a traditional favourite. During this multi-disciplinary six-week course, participants will learn the best practices of glass cutting, shaping, foiling and soldering while creating a 14-inch diameter round window panel. Basic fusing principles of glass compatibility and layering using 96 COE glass and accessories will also be covered. Three patterns of varying difficulty are available. Glass cutting experience required and beginner fusers are welcome.

    Some glass, foil, solder, frame, pattern, and project firings included.

    When: Thursdays, January 20, 27, February 3, 10, 17, and 24, 2022, from 10 am to 12:30 pm
    Fee: $295 + HST + sheet glass (some glass, pattern *, foil, solder, frame, and project firings included)
    Capacity: Limited to eight participants
    * Three patterns of varying difficulty are available.