Transparent Glass Studio

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‘International Festival Of Glass’ – Fused Glass Taster Sessions

The International Festival of Glass is the only UK based Festival celebrating the spectacle, drama and excitement of glass making, attracting visitors from around the world. Taking place every two years in the Stourbridge Glass Quarter, it features world class exhibitions, glass ‘master-classes’ in a range of techniques, and a four day Glass Festival to inspire, fascinate and amaze both artists and the public alike.

As part of the ‘International Festival of Glass‘, Transparent Glass Studio will be holding a series of taster sessions in glass fusing.

Beginners Fused Glass Workshops

Glass designer & maker Paul Floyd will lead afternoon sessions on glass fusing. Teaching the basics of fusing, cutting glass to a pattern and working with coloured sheet glass, frits and powders. We have a selection of patterns available for you to choose from and have a large range of colours for inspiration and design.  You will create an original piece of glasswork and make your own fused glass light-catcher.  Only 4 people per workshop for maximum individual attention.

  • Date: Saturday 24th August 2019
  • Time: 10am till 12:30pm
  • Costs: £40 (includes all materials, fusing & postage of glasswork)
  • Venue: Transparent Glass Studio, The Glasshouse, Ruskin Glass Centre, Wollaston Road, Stourbridge, DY8 4HE

 For more information & Booking Please Visit: ‘International Festival of Glass’ website International Festival Of Glass 2019



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Stourbridge ‘OPEN STUDIOS’ May 18/19th 2013

Preparations are well under way for our second ‘Open Studio’ event at the Ruskin Glass Centre coming up on the weekend of 18th/19th May 2013.

Transparent Glass Studio will be opening its doors to the public for both Saturday and Sunday from 10am till 4pm.  As well as artworks, ceramics and fused glasswork on display, there will be a chance to view the ‘craft of stained glass’ through a series of demonstrations.  Over the weekend I will be working on a commissioned project for a traditional stained glass window from design through to finished glass panel.  Hope to see you on the weekend.

For more information on the Stourbridge ‘Open Studios’ event please visit the website


‘Back to The Future’ Exhibition

Designer and maker Paul Floyd gets selected for prestigious and historically important ‘Back to The Future’ exhibition at Broadfield House Glass Museum.

To celebrate the 400th anniversary of glassmaking in the Stourbridge area and the International Festival of Glass 2012, this exhibition seeks to explore the world-renowned glass collections and archives at Broadfield House Glass Museum and show how inspiring these collections are to contemporary West Midlands glassmakers.

The selected glass artists were allowed to pick anything in the collection for their inspiration.  Items that were selected as inspiration are exhibited alongside the artists new work.

‘Back to the Future’ is an exhibition of new work by contemporary West Midlands glass artists at Broadfield House Glass Museum and runs till 27 January 2013.

The exhibition is sponsored by Interiors & Lifestyle Futures and the Friends of Broadfield House Glass Museum.  Photography by Simon Bruntnell.

Opening times of the museum are Tuesday to Sunday from 12noon to 4.00pm

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