Fall 2022 | Part 2: Deck the halls

Welcome to Glasstronomy Studios’ adult art glass learning program. This calendar showcases the courses and workshops offered from November to December 2022. This season’s projects are sure to get you in the mood for the holidays. Whether you are looking to expand your glass knowledge or simply relax and unwind in the Studio, the big dilemma will be choosing to gift, keep, or share your finished projects. Have fun in the making!

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.

View our events calendar here.


  • Course | I436 | Holiday special: Fused glass mosaic: Holiday Lazy Susan (November 17, 24, December 1, 8, and 15, 2022)

    Welcome to the world of glass mosaic without the hassle or mess! Join us in Studio to create this elegant 18-1/2-inch diameter fused glass on glass mosaic Lazy Susan/tabletop* that is sure to wow your family and friends during your holiday hosting. Boasting aventurine, iridescent, and dichroic glass, this multi-technique ornament “tree” is both functional and sparkly. Participants will learn how to apply dichroic slides and Glassline paint while designing their one-of-a-kind ornaments suspended in an aventurine tree. Add no mess grouting and the kiln to the mix and it’s yours to enjoy!

    All materials and project firings included.

    *Note: If you have the now retired Ikea Klingsbo round metal table that was featured in many of our workshops, your Lazy Susan can double as a holiday side table!

    When: Thursdays, November 17, 24, December 1, 8, and 15, 2022, from 7 to 10 pm
    Holiday special!
    $395 + HST (includes all materials and project firings)


  • Workshop | I437 | Fusing with glass and wire: Winter cardinal (November 12, 2022)

    Creating organic forms with fused glass has endless possibilities. Incorporating brass, copper, and steel into your fused glass sculptures allows you to suspend, connect, create detail, and display all that your imagination dreams up without needing complex display hardware or costly custom frames. During this one-day workshop, participants will learn how to capture wire in glass while creating a freeform evergreen branch and perching cardinal.

    All materials and firing included.

    When: Saturday, November 12, 2022, from 10 am to 4 pm
    Fee: $195 + HST (includes all materials and project firing)

  • Workshop | G278 | Decorative soldering: Inked lanterns with overlay designs (November 19, 2022)

    Here's a great upcycling project that will turn your trash into treasure! During this one-day workshop, participants will play with solder and alcohol ink while making glass jar lanterns with one-of-a-kind solder overlay designs and decorative lids. In addition to creating ornamental lids and practicing the classic decorative soldering techniques of bamboo, hammered, pearls, and more, participants will learn how to design, cut, and apply sheet copper to contoured glass forms. Combining the fun to be had with alcohol ink, these colourful lanterns that have been embellished with your unique soldered silhouettes make for the perfect addition to your indoor or outdoor holiday décor.

    Alcohol ink, sheet copper, solder, chemicals and one set of fairy lights included.

    Note: Recycled glass jars are not included. Participants to bring two to three cleaned and lidded glass jars.

    When: Saturday, November 19, 2022, from 10 am to 4 pm
    Fee: $175 + HST (includes alcohol ink, sheet copper, solder, chemicals, and one set of fairy lights) + lidded glass jars

  • Workshop (FULL) | B232 | Holiday special: Beginner stained and fused glass: Holiday edition (November 26, 2022) | THIS SESSION IS FULL

    Have you always wanted to play with glass? Inspired by holiday decorating and gift giving, this one-day workshop will introduce participants to glass cutting and shaping, foiling, and soldering as well as kiln firing! Participants will one beveled glass snowflake and as many fused glass tree ornaments as time allows (6 to 12)!

    All materials and project firings included.

    Bring a friend or family member and receive a couple’s discount.

    When: Saturday, November 26, 2022, from 10 am to 4 pm
    Fee: $165 + HST (includes all materials and project firings)
    Holiday special: Sign up as a couple and you will each receive 10% off ($148.50 + HST/person)


  • Workshop | I438 | Fusing fun: Poinsettia centrepiece (December 3, 2022)

    The beauty of kiln fired glass comes to life once sculpted into simple and complex forms. Using kiln safe fiber, participants will create the organic forms that appear in nature and apply them to our stash of retired 96 COE Uroboros red opal, iridescent white, and aventurine green glass. Powdered glass detailing will also be covered. Once fired, the flowers will be adhered to a painted metal stand to be enjoyed for the holiday season.

    All materials and firings included.

    When: Saturday, December 3, 2022, from 10 am to 4 pm
    Fee: $250 + HST (includes all materials and project firings)

  • Workshop | I439 | Morton technique: Fused cast star block trio (December 10, 2022)

    Star light, star bright! Using the Morton System, participants will learn how to cut scaled kites while creating three luminescent and amber tinted stars: 4-inch, 5-inch, and 6-inch. Once stacked, dammed, and fired you can display them together or scatter them amongst your décor space.

    All materials and project firing included.

    When: Saturday, December 10, 2022, from 10 am to 4 pm
    Fee: $225 (includes all materials and project firing)