Personal Studio Day for one to two people (one booking)
Book your personalised day with our experienced and friendly tutors, tailored to your own learning requirements. Choose whether to add a specific technique to your skill set, gain a foundation of fusing knowledge, or learn how to set up your own workshops.
A day packed with learning and dedicated to you. Even better value when shared with a friend.
"This personal studio day has given me enough knowledge to teach my students for years to come! Much I have learned is transferable skill, I am indebted to you. Your professionalism combined with patience and guidance made my day a wonderful experience and will result in some wonderful pieces from those whom I go on to teach. I can't thank you enough. The workspace, the materials and the friendly warm welcome made for an outstanding experience." Wendy Y
Time and Place:
Duration: 1 Day Time: 10.00am to 4.00pm (6 hours)
Venue (NEW): Unit 1, Westward Court, 8 Westward Close, Wrington, BS40 5JY
Below is a list of suggested techniques. We can usually cover one or two techniques in a day (if you choose one, we can go into more depth on that subject). One of our experienced tutors will guide you through project-based workshops in your chosen areas. If you would like to discuss the options, please contact our education team on 01934 863344 (option 3).
Please see the 'Technical Specifications' tab for more details of each technique option:
Depending on the techniques covered, your teacher will be: Claire Hall (professional glass artist), or Megan O’Hara (Warm Glass Studio Coordinator who has trained at Bullseye Glass in Oregon).
What to Prepare:
We are committed to maintaining a respectful community where all our students can learn and develop their full potential, within a safe environment.
If you have a disability or any specific requirements, please do not hesitate to contact us prior to your lesson so we can accommodate you.
If your cancellation is more than 28 days before the class, a 90% refund will be applied. For cancellations up to 7 days in advance, a 50% refund will be given. After this date, we are unable to offer any refunds. If Warm Glass cancel the class for any reason, you will receive a full refund.
Covid-19 Policy: If you cannot attend your chosen date due to Covid-19, we will arrange a suitable alternative date with you without extra charge. We will be following Government guidelines and will respond to any official advice provided. You will be notified as soon as possible in the event of any cancellations of Personal Studio Days, which will be refunded in full if we are forced to cancel (or rescheduled if you prefer).
Below are more details of each technique option. Please indicate in the 'Special Instructions' box at checkout which technique(s) you are interested in. For more information, please just call us and ask to speak to a member of the education team - 01934 863344 (option 3):
Fundamentals for Beginners
Covering all the basics including tools, basic techniques and firing schedules.
Images in Glass
Learn how to use decals, powders and enamels to create images in glass.
Landscapes and Seascapes
Using frits and powders to create figurative landscapes and seascapes in glass
Incorporate metals micas Glassline papers with appropriate firing schedules.
Using Frit and Powders
Powder printing, using frits for creating texture, frit balls, controlled bubbles, stencils.
Incorporating Glassline and enamel products
Try your hand at painting and lettering with glassline enamels, layering images for depth.
Using the reactive potential of Bullseye glass. Glass reactions and with metal reactions to create special effects.
Learning to Teach Glass Fusing
Advice on setting up your studio for teaching others. Creating suitable samples and projects for your students.
The best techniques for dichroic glass for jewellery making and larger pieces.
Slumping and Forming
Understanding slumping schedules and the principles of forming glass. Discussing techniques like drop outs and unique shapes.
Creating texture in your fused glass using the kiln carving technique.
How to Find Us:
Please note that this class is taught in our new studio in Wrington, near Bristol, UK, and is not an online class.
Our new studio is in the centre of Wrington village (not at the same address as the main Warm Glass warehouses). The studio address is:
1 Westward Court
Turn into Westward Close and Westward Court is on the right. Our studio is the first door on the left, to the left of the dentist. Press the buzzer marked 'Warm Glass'.
Limited parking is available on Westward Close (in the spaces marked 'The Studio').