Day Workshops and residential courses

Have you ever wished to spend some time developing a new skill? Or perhaps taking up a skill were you left off?

At Orkney Stained Glass we have just the place for you, to spoil yourself little and spend a few hours, or a few days developing your skills in stained glass crafting, painting or drawing. Don抰 worry if you have no experience everyone who joins our workshops has completed a piece of art work.

Resedential courses

We offer residential or day courses in stained glass crafting which we tailor to meet your needs, and we cover from the very basics, to advanced techniques in stained glass crafting. The techniques we teach are foil work lead work, glass mosaic glass painting and slumping.

Stu offers courses in Painting and drawing and covers a range of mediums including watercolours, pastels and charcoal.


Our purpose built workshop has stunning views to the Northern isles mezzamine floor for painting designing or chilling out.

A large light and well equipped workshop, a library area and computer and photocopier access for design work We have a range of necessary materials and equipment for your use including safety equipment.

Course content

Each course includes safety instructions, tips on designs, demonstration of techniques, assistance with developing your piece, finishing methods. Some of the art tuition will be out side giving you the opportunity to see some of our beautiful island.

During your visit you will be offered teas coffees home bakes and a light lunch, if you are staying with us you will have full accommodation for as many days as you choose.

Booking and Prices

Costs of a day workshop including light lunch and materials is �.00 courses run between 9.00am until 4.30pm.

A two day workshop includes full board and materials is �5.00 per person couses run beetween 9am and 4.30pm over both days. Please contact us if you have any questions regarding our courses.

Guest抯 comments

Brilliant tuition I am sure my puffin will the best puffin ever produced!
Heidi Hall, New Zealand.
Supper instruction, patiently given with lots of pointers techniques and secrets to be used.
Chris Dobson, N Yorks.
Brilliant my best day experience yet thanks a lot!
Susan Sutcliff, North Carolina USA.

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