Guild of Glass Engravers

The Guild provides an insight into contemporary Glass Engraving. It aims to promote the highest standards of glass engraving.The website contains techniques, a gallery of members engraved glass, where to see it and where to learn to engrave.

Where to learn it - Adult education courses

 Glass Engraving, Eastleigh College, Hampshire

Glass Engraving classes are held at the Dovetail Centre, Chandlers Ford, Hampshire - suitable for any ability.

Classes take place on alternate Tuesdays running for four hours from 11.20am to 3.20pm.

Masses of individual tuition from Tracey Sheppard, Fellow and President of the Guild, so that everyone can progress at a comfortable pace. There are also lots of demonstrations from the tutor! There is normally a project set at the beginning of the year and some of the students choose to pursue it in depth.

The first class this term is on Tuesday 24th September 2019 and further classes start in January and April 2020.

For further information please call:
Lisa Wise at Eastleigh College 023 8064 8751 (ext 1751)
or follow this link to book online:…/glass-engraving-all-levels-p…/


24 September, 8 October, 22 October, 5 November, 19 November

14 January, 28 January, 11 February, 25 February, 10 March

21 April, 9 June




Richmond Adult Community College, Richmond-Upon-Thames  offer various part-time glass
courses at their centre in Clifden Road, Twickenham.


Tel:                 +44 (0)20 8843 7921



Glass Engraving, Morley College, Central London



Morley College, Westminster Bridge, London

Glass Engraving Classes with Katharine Coleman MBE
Term Dates: 7 Jan 2019 - 1 Apr 2019 (30 hours, 10 weeks)
Monday Mornings at Morley College, London. 10:15 - 13:15

This course provides a rare opportunity to learn glass engraving, its history, its tools and its many applications, classical and contemporary. Several different engraving techniques will be explored, from diamond point, through drill to wheel engraving. The course focuses on the development of practical skills alongside an appreciation of glass engraving itself not only as an artwork, but also as a sculptural object in light that throws colour and shadows, even providing the means for simple printmaking.

Address:            Morley College, 61 Westminster Bridge Rd, London
Tel:                  +44 (0)20 7928 8501 Fax: +44 (0)20 7928 4074

How to enrol      by 'phone 020 7450 1889  hours 9.30-5pm Mon-Fri or in person

Additionally, Katharine will be teaching a course on Glass Engraving on Coloured Glass

29 Apr 2019 - 8 Jul 2019 (27 hours, 9 weeks)
Monday Mornings at Morley College, London. 10:15 - 13:15

This course provides a rare opportunity to learn glass engraving on coloured and colour overlaid glass. Several different engraving techniques will be explored, using drill and or the lathe. The course focuses on the many options that working on colour provide for the artist engraver, whether working on flat glass – of interest to stained glass artists – or blown forms. Those who have already attended classes in glass engraving may find this an interesting extension to their skills and beginners may find it just as diverting.

Click here for further details of the course