Glass events taking place around Scotland

North Lands Creative Forum 2018

North Lands Creative announces  ‘Glass Nexus’ Forum The Board and Team at North Lands Creative would like to extend a warm invitation to our 23rd Annual Forum. We are delighted to be working with forum partners Corning Incorporated Foundation and Creative Scotland to bring together this diverse community of artists and arts professionals to engage, […]

Stained Glass and Painting courses by Kate Henderson

A variety of courses in cutting and painting. A One Day Introduction to Stained Glass Running 10am to 5 pm April 28/June 23/Sept 30 Learn how to cut glass and lead to construct a traditional leaded panel. No previous experience or equipment required and all materials included in workshop. The course includes learning to cut […]

AGM on 18 November 2017 at 11am.

All members of the Scottish Glass Society are warmly invited to this year’s AGM. This event is an important part of the SGS calendar – not only is it an excellent way to meet other members and network, but we also discuss important issues such as funding, committee positions, upcoming events, and also get to […]

Heritage Exhibition at Gallery TEN

The SGS Exhibition opening on Thursday was a great evening, the exhibition continues every day until 1st October

Flame Working with Ian Pearson

October 10 – October 12 2017 This course is aimed at those who wish to experience and learn some basic elements of working glass on an open flame. It will appeal to the beginner as much as those with previous experience. The material used will be borosilicate glass and be mostly clear tubing and rod of various […]

Hot Printing: Frit de Verre

August 27, 2018 – September 4, 2018 In this 10 day master class, Anne Petters will introduce a specific glass frit technique, which translates the idea of intaglio printing into a sculptural kiln forming process. In her work Anne Petters uses glass and other materials, including natural phenomena, in a poetic and metaphoric way. Anne Petters (born 1978 in […]

In From The Cold

September 24, 2018 – September 28, 2018 Anthony Scala will lead this 5-day technical class looking at the possibilities achievable when using cold working techniques within sculptural glass. The class will investigate form, surface finish, decoration and the interplay of light, reflection and refraction within the glass object. An introduction to the types of adhesives used for different […]

Intermediate Flame Working

October 9, 2018 – October 11, 2018 Continue expanding your flame working skills during this intermediate flame working workshop led by Ian Pearson. Expect to develop the techniques learned in the introduction to flame working class as well as new, more advanced techniques. This class is open to those who have completed the introduction to flame work class and […]

Anatomy and Glass

May 28, 2018 – June 1, 2018 Alan Horsley leads this class dedicated to the development of figurative sculpture in cast glass following the process from creation through to cast object. The first part of the course will be spent working with a life model sculpting directly from life in clay and wax. These 3 dimensional drawings […]

Narrative Sculpture: Through Printmaking and Pate de Verre

May 7, 2018 – May 12, 2018 Karen Akester offers an introduction to open mould casting and pate de verre; a fantastic process which allows vibrant and precise colour application. Taking inspiration from folktales, poetry and storytelling, you will create your own narrative structures. Through demonstrations, drawing, printmaking and discussion we will explore colour and glass paste […]