Fused Glass Ocean Wave Workshop for Beginners
Glass Fusing workshops with Mike Caddy

"A fantastic day, would highly recommend." - Maureen

Fused Glass Ocean Wave - make your own glass Ocean Wave art approx 250mm wide on this 1-day workshop suitable for beginners.

Discover the pleasure of glass fusing while making your very own Ocean Wave glass art - complete with display base or metal garden stand.
The materials and tools needed to create your own Wave are provided, with enough time to make a piece like the ones shown.

You'll be using float glass, coloured frit and glass you'll crush with a hammer to make the water 'spray' for your wave.
You'll start by cutting a number of glass shapes out of glass under our expert guidance.
You'll then lay out the first layer, and build up the overlaping second layer to ensure a strong end result.
Then it's time to add coloured glass frit and crushed clear glass if desired to create your own individual sea-themed piece of glass art. After firing you'll be able to collect your completed glass wave with its base or metal garden stand, which we'll supply. You're now ready to enjoy your art at home!

This class will give you a brief introduction to glass cutting, basic tack fusing, including the difference between the types of glass you can fuse with, and some of the essentials of kiln operation and is suitable for all levels, especially beginners.

The course cost of £159 inc VAT (wood or slate base) or £169 inc VAT (metal stand) includes:

  • All the float glass, frit and other materials needed to make your wave
  • Use of all tools, apron, goggles and other protective gear
  • Lunch & Refreshments during the class
  • Maximum class size 6 people
  • Your wave to collect after firing in the kiln (approx 1 week)
  • A slate base or metal stand to display your piece on
  • Eligibility for our Project Day Programme
  • Class runs from 10-30 to (approx) 5pm at our Northants studio just outside Towcester

How to book your place on our Fused Glass Ocean Wave Workshop

If you're ready to book, select the session you prefer and make your booking - debit / credit cards and PayPal accepted . We can also take personal bookings in our studio.
All bookings are subject to our class bookings Terms And Conditions.

We've updated our workshops-related COVID-19 fact sheet - find it here.
If you have any questions or concerns get in touch and we'll do our best to help.

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About Vitreus Art

Vitreus Art is Jenny Timms and Mike Caddy - glass artists, course providers, and proprietors of Vitreus Art @ Wakefield.
Jenny is an accomplished glass artist who loves to share her passion for all glass art forms with students and visitors to the gallery.

Mike has developed a specialism in traditional leaded stained glass and the creation of 3d glass work. Together, the pair pride themselves on their friendly and supportive teaching style and in running inspiring courses for all levels.


Fused Glass ocean wave on slate bases made in the studio with Vitreus ArtNew for 2024 - slate bases; waves made by Patti and Alastair Make your own Fused Glass Ocean Wave on this workshop with Vitreus ArtStudent Kim's finished Wave on its wooden base...
Learn the basics of glass fusing  on this fun workshop at Vitreus Art...or create a cool garden wave for your favourite outdoor spot!
Make your own Fused Glass Ocean Wave on this workshop with Vitreus Art

Learn how to score and break glass for your piece
Make your own Fused Glass Ocean Wave on this glass fusing one-day workshop with Vitreus Art
Two layers plus frit and crushed clear glass - ready for kiln firing!

More information

We pride ourselves on creating a fun, stimulating and supportive environment for you to enjoy discovering new skills. Our one day classes are suitable for anyone over 18.
With a maximum of 5 students you can be sure of plenty of attention and guidance throughout the class. And remember - everything you make, you take home!

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"Really enjoyable. Time flew by and the tutor was very helpful.

"Friendly atmosphere and professional, the outcome was better than I thought I could achieve "

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