Welcome to our Glass Workshops Page.

 

Age limits have been placed against each workshop so you can see which workshops are suitable for all ages including children and which are for adults only.

 

We offer these workshops on a booking system where by you can purchase a voucher before you attend the workshop which is valid for up to 1 year from time of purchase.

 

You then redeem your voucher by calling to see when we can fit you in.

 

Holiday Makers -   If you are here on holiday or planning a holiday / short trip and wish to have a go at one of our workshops, please feel free to call / email us before booking so you can see if we can accommodate the type of workshop during your stay.   Some of our quicker workshops such as coaster painting are possible at quite short notice and perfect for rainy days etc.

 

If Items will not be fire until after you have left for home we are happy to post your finished pieces direct to your house (postage costs apply)

 

Spaces are limited and we require places to be booked / paid for in advance to guarantee your slot.

 

 

Coaster Painting

 

Paint your 10cm x 10cm piece of glass to your chosen design using lead free, water based glass enamels.

 

Once its complete it will be kiln fired. making your piece permanent and even dish washer proof.

 

This is suitable for all ages

 

Samples of each are below.

 

Duration 1 hour (possibly 2 if you go for a complex image)

 

Cost of coaster is £15

Code: CPFG16

 

 

 

 

 

Fused Glass Bowl, Or Candle Bridge (Float Glass)

 

Decorate your recycled glass with comparable powders and glass frit (glass nuggets) and have them kiln fired into a decorative bowl, flan effect bowl or an arched candle bridge.

 

 

Duration 1 to 2 hours.

This is suitable for ages 5 upwards & adults

 

Cost for workshop  £35

CODE: FGB18

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fossil Vitra Fusing

 

Working on approximately 10cm x 10cm clear glass & using organic leaves.

we will create with powdered glass and enamels, to learn a technique called Fossil Vitra, the leaves will burn away during the kiln fire and leave a skeleton finish in colour of the leaf.

 

This can be left as a coaster or placed into a frame which would be slightly smaller in glass size.

 

Kiln fired pieces will be ready for collection or posted to a destination of your choosing (postage costs apply).

 

Workshop will take

 1 to 2 hours depending on leaf design and decoration.

Suitable for ages 14 upwards & adults

 

Cost of workshop is £35

CODE: FVFB18

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Small dish or Coaster decorating

 

Paint & decorate your 10cm x 10cm piece of glass to your chosen design.

Using Glass enamels to paint your design and then finish with small pieces of glass frit to add a nice sparkle.

 

Once its complete it will be kiln fired, at this point you can chose to have your finished piece as either a coster, a dish or a hanger.

 

Samples of each are below.

This is suitable for ages 6 upwards & adults

 

Duration 1 to 2 hours.

Cost of coaster is £20 ( Float Glass)

Small dish or hanger £25 (Float Glass)

Bullseye Coaster £30

Bullseye Small Dish or Hanger (Using Sandwich Glass Method) £35

 

(Special glass allowing a dichroic effect may be limited so please ask if you would like this for availability and extra costs)

 

CODE:SMDC16

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jewellery Workshop

 

To Cut small pieces of glass and decorate / encapsulate to make Kiln fired Pendant pendants.

 

Once they have been kiln fired the you will choose 3 of the pieces to have jewellery findings added to them and you can collect or have posted to a destination of choice (postage costs apply).

 

This workshop is 2 / 3 hours

Suitable for ages 14 upwards & adults

Cost of workshop

£30 for 3 pendants

or

£35 for one pendant and earring set (using Sterling silver for earrings)

CODE: JYBE17

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Decorate a Recycled Glass Heart (Float Glass)

 

Paint & decorate your piece of glass to your chosen design.

Using Glass enamels to paint your design and then finish with small pieces of glass frit to add a nice sparkle.

 

Once its complete it will be kiln fired, at this point you can chose to have your finished piece as either a dish or a hanger.

 

Samples of each are below.

This is suitable ages 8 upwards & Adults

 

Duration 1 to 2 hours.

Cost for Heart Dish  £35

Cost of Heart Hanger £35

 

CODE: HFG16

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Decorate a Recycled Glass Heart (Bullseye Glass)

 

Paint & decorate your piece of glass to your chosen design.

Using Glass enamels to paint your design and then finish with small pieces of glass frit to add a nice sparkle. and sandwich it with a clear glass lid fusing all the sparkle in between.

 

Once its complete it will be kiln fired, at this point you can chose to have your finished piece as either a dish or a hanger.

 

Samples of each are below.

Duration 1 to 2 hours.

This is suitable for ages 14 and older

Cost for Heart Dish  £40

Cost of Heart Hanger £40

 

CODE:HBE16

 

 

 

 

 

 

Driftwood Dreams

 

Using the beautiful colours of Bullseye glass you will decorate a piece of glass, which can be stained with different washes and then covered in lots of tiny shiny glass.

from powders to small cuts once kiln fired these squares are so eye catching!

Now add a drift wood base and the finished piece will be just dreamy, perfect in daylight or even with a candle behind it in the darker hours.

 

Duration 1 to 2 hours.

 

Suitable for ages 5 upwards & adults

 

Cost for workshop  £35

CODE: DDBE19

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fused Glass Hanger (Leaf or Flower design)

 

Decorate your bullseye glass with comparable powders and glass frit (Using the beautiful colours of Bullseye glass you will decorate a piece of glass, which can be stained with different washes and then covered in lots of tiny shiny glass.

It will then be kiln fired and have holes drilled to make a beautiful hanger.

 

(This is the same technique as the driftwood dreams using a single layer of glass to bond the pieces to.)

 

Duration 1 to 2 hours.

Suitable for ages 8 upwards & Adults

 

 

Cost for workshop  £35

CODE: FGBYL18

 

 

 

 

Clock Fusing Workshop

 

This workshop can range from 2 / 3 hours depending on if you would like to have a go at cutting the glass first or decorate the shapes.

 

The class starts as a blank canvas, and with the use of special glass paints (lead free & water based) and glass powders and frit (tiny pieces of glass) you will decorate your Clock with colour.

 

This will then be Kiln fired and the Clock Mechanism will then be fitted ready to either collect from our studio or have posted to a destination of your choice.

 

Duration:  Approx 2 to 3 Hours (depending on your decoration) - Painting / Glass Powder designs.

All materials are included in the price, (postage would be an extra charge depending on destination).

 

Price of Workshop from £45

Suitable for adults only

Code : CLFU12

 

 

 

 

 

 

Advanced Painting

 

 

Choose to paint a design of your choosing onto a pre cut pieces of glass or a flattened bottle.

 

The design can be as complex or as intricate as you like.

 

This piece will be kiln fired to lock the paints into the glass making the image permanent.

 

Once you have been shown the basic technique for each type of enamels you will be left to work on your image.

This workshop is for people who are advanced in drawing or painting and would like a different medium to try.

 

Duration of workshop is initially between 2 - 4 hours but may vary upon your design and experience and more than one fire may be required

(this will be an extra charge and can be discussed prior to starting your intended design for further options )

 

Cost for workshop  £35

Suitable for mature children / adults

 

CODE: APRG18

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Basic Stained Glass

 

Chose a pre- made centre (either already made on a previous workshop by yourself or one of ours ready for you to use)

learn to cut your chosen art glass border and lead it using traditional methods

 

 

This workshop will take between 3 to 5 hours depending on each persons abilities to cut and lead their piece.

 

Cost for workshop  £60

 

CODE: BSGB18

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Basic Stained Glass  2 Day Workshop -

Make a heart  Thistle or Macintosh style piece.

Either to be framed or as a hanger.

This is a Two day workshop

Starting Day 1 -  10am lunch break between 12-30 to 1-30 and the finish around 4pm

 

Day 2-  start at 10am  until 4pm or earlier depending how well you do with time.

People work at different paces and learn tasks at different rates so we have allowed extra time by adding Sunday for you to work on your piece at your pace and truly enjoy the process.

This is a workshop suitable for anyone over the age of 16.

 

Workshop Cost From  £95 (Special Price)

Suitable for adults only due to lead content

(Please note if you are pregnant or feel you may be / or breast feeding, we advise you wait before taking this workshop)

Code:SGBTD18

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Make your own Stained Glass Panel

 

Full Stained Glass Workshop

( Approx 40 Hours spread over 10 sessions)

 

Make a basic stained glass panel

Either to be framed or as a hanger.

You will learn how to cut glass, design and map put your cartoon (drawing) paint on glass (if required) using traditional stained glass methods

lead and finish your piece.  Other techniques may be shown to you if your design would benefit from it such as creating your own glass through fusing, sandblasting

 

This is still using colour glass so your finished piece can be put in a window or hung for the light to shine through.

 

This is a workshop suitable for anyone over the age of 16.

You have the option to buy extra glass and materials over an above what is supplied depending on your design requirements

 

Workshop Cost From £600

Suitable for adults only due to lead content

(Please note if you are pregnant or feel you may be / or breast feeding, we advise you wait before taking this workshop)

Code: SGFH18