Glass Work Training and Classes

These organisations provide training in working with glass including fusing, kiln forming and lampworking.

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UK

Ania Originals Glass Art – Chelmsford, Essex

Glass fusing workshops.

Craven and White – Henley in Arden, Warwickshire

Craven & White is a Warwickshire based family run business specialising in the design and manufacture of glass lampwork beads. They also run lampwork classes.

Creative Glass – Kent

Glass fusing, beadmaking and flameworking

The Creative Glass Guild – Bristol

Offering classes in stained glass, engraving and glass painting, fusing and slumping at all levels.

Glass by Design – Falmouth, Cornwall

Glass fusing and slumping classes, PMC classes and glass jewellery making classes.

Glass Enamels from Steve Robinson – Pembrokeshire

Glass fusing classes using enamels.

The Old Kennels – Dorset

Full schedule of craft classes including glass bead making and jewellery making

Wicked Gen Crafts – Halifax, West Yorkshire

Stained glass, fused glass and mosaic classes.

USA

Brea Bead Works – Brea, CA

Southern California training in jewelry making and glass making training.

Bullseye Glass – Portland, Oregon

Lots of classes for working with glass.

Diablo Glass School – Boston, MA

Kiln forming, glass blowing and lampworking classes.

Floyd Center for the Arts – Floyd, Virginia

Glassworking classes.

Haystack Mountain School of Crafts – Deer Isle, Maine

Large variety of workshops and classes at all levels.

Jeri Beads – West Orange, New Jersey

Lampworking classes offered in the private studio of bead artist Jeri Warhaftig
West Orange, New Jersey.

Kaiser Glass – Greensboro, NC and Kensington, MD

Glass fusing, Glass Clay and Faux Pate de Verre classes. Other classes are also advertised. Lots of online tutorials.

Lillstreet Arts Center – Chicago

Beadmaking and glass fusing adult education classes.

Pacific Art Glass – Gardena, CA

Pacific Art Glass provide a number of glass classes for beginners and advanced including fusing and glass blowing.

Penland School of Crafts – Penland, North Carolina

Large selection of workshops of varying lengths and on a variety of topics.

Snow Farm – Williamsburg, MA

Craft school running a program of classes including metal working, cold connections, metal clay, enameling, wire work and kiln formed glass.

Studio 34 – Rochester, NY

Lampworking and glass fusing classes

Urban Glass – Brooklyn, NY

Variety of glass classes and courses.

Warm Glass – Clemmons, NC

Large selection of glasses running throughout the year, including beginners and advanced classes.