Top Courses at UrbanGlass

Find the perfect course for you at UrbanGlass. We’ve selected 40 of UrbanGlass’s most popular courses. View the course catalog at coursehorse.com

  • Intro to Beads

    This creative class teaches participants the basics of glass bead making and introduces them to the process of crafting unique beads and jewelry. Through this hands-on course, participants will learn to use a variety of tools, understand the different effects of heat and color, and appreciate the fundamentals of bead forming.

    Locations:
    • NYC
    • $95
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    • Beginner
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  • Mosaics: Imagined Histories

    In this mosaics class, participants explore mixed media, optical illusions, and narrative expression. During the course, you will be learning skills such as gluing, taping, cutting, piecing, and grouting mosaic to allow you to drive creative expression and create vibrant works of art. You'll have the opportunity to explore design elements and color relationships that will transform your mosaic creation.

    Locations:
    • NYC
    • $880
    • 20 Hours
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    • All Levels
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  • A Crash Course in American-Venetian Techniques

    This course provides a comprehensive introduction to American-Venetian glass-blowing techniques, suitable for all skill levels. Participants will gain hands-on experience, learning how to shape, color, and design their own glass creations. The program is carefully designed to ensure that learners gain analytical and practical skills through step-by-step live demonstrations.

    Locations:
    • NYC
    • $1,275
    • 30 Hours
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    • All Levels
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  • Glass Can Talk

    In this course, participants will have the opportunity to acquire new skills in the medium of glass-blowing. Students will not only learn how to free-blow forms but also delve into mold-blowing, working specifically with clear glasses, color glasses, and Murrini. The course is perfect for beginners as well as those looking to extend their knowledge of glass manipulation.

    Locations:
    • NYC
    • $1,010
    • 30 Hours
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    • All Levels
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  • One Billet Wonder

    This course offers a unique experience in the intricate art of glassblowing and is located in the heart of New York City. Participants are guided through the process of creating their own custom pieces, such as glass paperweights or cups. It's beneficial both for beginners wanting to learn the basics, as well as intermediates looking to sharpen their skills.

    Locations:
    • NYC
    • $565
    • 15 Hours
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    • Beginner
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  • Heart Beam: A Neon Heart Bending Workshop

    This workshop offers participants a unique opportunity to explore the art of neon bending. Under expert guidance, attendees will learn to shape and fuse glass tubes into heart-shaped neon lights. The class covers both hands-on training and teaches the safety protocols necessary for working with neon glass.

    Locations:
    • NYC
    • $290
    • 6 Hours
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    • All Levels
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  • Let’s Get Fruity! Intro to Beads

    This course offers beginner-level instruction on the ancient art of bead making, with a specific focus on techniques using a torch. It provides participants with an opportunity to learn about bead design, color application, and basic shaping, as well as safety precautions in glass handling. The session is tailored to ensure that participants acquire practical skills in creating beautiful, customized glass beads.

    Locations:
    • NYC
    • $95
    • 3 Hours
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    • Beginner
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  • Advanced Beginner Glassblowing

    This is a course geared towards participants who have an introductory level of knowledge in glassblowing and wish to expand their skills. Under close supervision of a master glassblower, students will take a deep dive into color application, solid shaping, and blowing, further refining their technical abilities. Completion of an introductory course or equivalent experience is required before participation.

    Locations:
    • NYC
    • $825
    • 6 Weeks, 3 hr/wk
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    • Beginner
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  • Advanced Stained Glass

    This advanced course offers comprehensive instruction for students with prior experience in crafting stained glass. Participants will deepen their understanding of constructing intricate designs, enhance their lead and copper foil techniques, and improve their cutting skills. Enhance your stained glass craftsmanship while working in a studio environment with all the tools provided.

    Locations:
    • NYC
    • $795
    • 6 Weeks, 3 hr/wk
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    • Advanced
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  • Intermediate Glassblowing - Intro to Goblets

    This course offers an in-depth exploration of the art of glassblowing, specifically focusing on the creation of goblets. Participants will enhance their basic skills in glassblowing while learning new techniques such as bitwork, stemware production, and assembling components. From this course, students can expect to gain hands-on experience and a deeper understanding of the sophisticated goblet production process.

    Locations:
    • NYC
    • $825
    • 7 Weeks, 3 hr/wk
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    • Intermediate
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  • Intro to Glassblowing (Thursdays)

    This course offers a comprehensive introduction to the art of glassblowing, with lessons held every Thursday in NYC. Participants will gain hands-on experience in gathering molten glass, applying color, and shaping various glass forms. By the end of the course, students will have a stronger understanding of the techniques and safety procedures involved in glassblowing.

    Locations:
    • NYC
    • $825
    • 6 Weeks, 3 hr/wk
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    • Beginner
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  • Intro to Glassblowing: Putting the Fun in Funky

    Delve into the ancient art of glassblowing in this introductory course in New York. Participants will learn the basics of gathering, shaping, and blowing glass, as well as color application techniques. This class is suitable for beginners looking to understand and experience the glass-making process.

    Locations:
    • NYC
    • $825
    • 6 Weeks, 3 hr/wk
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    • Beginner
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  • Intro to Glassblowing (September - October)

    This introductory course offers basic training in glassblowing, providing students with a unique hands-on experience in the art of creating glass objects. Under the guidance of experienced teachers, participants will learn classic techniques to manipulate molten glass, such as gathering, shaping, and color application. The sessions are designed to imbue attendees with a thorough understanding of the process, with a special emphasis on safety and studio etiquette.

    Locations:
    • NYC
    • $825
    • 6 Weeks, 3 hr/wk
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    • Beginner
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  • Make A Blown Ornament! (30 min slots)

    In this hands-on workshop, participants can experience traditional glass-blowing techniques to create their ornament. The course, which encompasses 30-minute slots, provides a guided session with experienced professionals, enabling participants to understand the art of glass blowing. It's an excellent opportunity to learn a unique craft and take home a personally crafted keepsake.

    Locations:
    • NYC
    • $75
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    • Beginner
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  • Getcha Glow On

    This course offers participants the opportunity to learn the thrilling crafts of glassblowing and neon tube bending. Throughout the class, students will gain hands-on experience in creating glowing glass pieces while being guided by skilled and seasoned instructors. The interactive learning environment encourages creativity, ensuring everyone leaves the class with their unique work of art.

    Locations:
    • NYC
    • $1,075
    • 8 Weeks, 3 hr/wk
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    • All Levels
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  • Paperweight Party

    In this interactive class, participants will learn the fundamental skills of glassblowing, specifically focused on the creation of intricate paperweights. Leading artists will guide students throughout the process, ensuring they leave not only with newfound knowledge but also with a unique and personalized piece of art. Ideal for everyone regardless of experience level.

    Locations:
    • NYC
    • $150
    • 3 Hours
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    • Beginner
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  • Bend, Slump, Drape

    In this comprehensive workshop, participants will acquire a deep understanding of glass manipulation techniques such as bending, slumping, and draping. Undertaken in a professional studio environment in NYC, the course provides hands-on experience and encourages the exploration of unique, personal designs. The focus is on expanding the creative abilities of the participants while learning rigorous safety procedures.

    Locations:
    • NYC
    • $950
    • 5 Weeks, 4 hr/wk
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    • All Levels
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  • One Day Boro Rings

    This workshop offers attendees the opportunity to learn the art of borosilicate glassworking, with a specific focus on crafting rings. Participants will cover fundamental skills, including understanding the properties of borosilicate glass, applying color, and shaping. The course brings a balance of theory and practical work, culminating in participants creating handmade rings.

    Locations:
    • NYC
    • $210
    • 6 Hours
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    • Beginner
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  • Stained Glass Weekend

    This course provides an intensive weekend of training in the centuries-old art of stained glass making in New York City. Participants will learn to cut glass, build a small stained glass window, and explore design principles, color selection, and glass choices. By the end of the course, students will have a fundamental understanding of stained glass construction and will have created unique pieces to take home.

    Locations:
    • NYC
    • $525
    • 14 Hours
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    • All Levels
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  • Particle by Particle: Intro to Pate de Verre

    This course serves as an introduction to Pate de Verre, a technique that involves utilizing crushed glass to create intricate designs. Participants will achieve a foundational understanding of the method, ventilation, and kiln schedules. The class will culminate with students creating a finished project, highlighting the skills and knowledge they've acquired.

    Locations:
    • NYC
    • $1,250
    • 6 Weeks, 4 hr/wk
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    • Beginner
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