Intensive weekend classes2023-09-12T09:37:55-04:00

Intensive weekend classes

We are pleased to announce the weekend intensive course schedule for Fall 2023.

You can register starting August 7, 2023 by sending the completed form to:

For more information, please contact us by phone: 514-933-6849 or email (


With: Isabelle Alepins
Dates: August 6 and November 4, 2023

Discover the art of glassmaking with a visit to our gallery and an introduction to glassworking techniques such as kiln working, flameworking and sandblasting.

Cost: $115 (in French –  1 day)


With: Catherine Benoit (in French)
Date: September 29-30 and October 1st, 2023
With : Nicolas Forlini
Dates: September 23-24, 2023 (in English) and November 3-4-5, 2023 (in French)

Observe and practice the basic technical steps of glassblowing to create decorative pieces.

Cost: $430 (en français – 3 days) or $340 (in English – 2 days)


With : Nicolas Forlini
Dates: October 21-22, 2023 (in English) and October 6-7-8, 2023 (in French)
With: Catherine Benoit (in French)
Date: October 27-28-29, 2023
Prerequisite : Glassblowing I

Practice and improve different glassblowing techniques to create personal projects.

Cost: $450 (in French – 3 days) or $360 (in English – 2 days)


With: Catherine Benoit (in French)
Prerequisite : Glassblowing II
Dates: September 15-16-17 and November 10-11-12, 2023

Relying on techniques learned in Glassblowing I and II, refine your ability to work in a professional hot glass studio setting.

Cost: $465 (in French – 3 days)


With: Isabelle Alepins
Dates: September 16-17, 2023

Discover the elementary steps of the kiln working technique. Learn to slump and fuse sheets of glass to create original objects.

Cost: $250 (in French – 2 days)


With: Chloé Charette (in French)
Date: September 30 and October 1st, 2023
With : Cathy Strokowsky (in English)
Dates: September 23-24, 2023

Introduction to flameworking techniques: come and learn how to shape beads and marbles, and create animals and other sculptures.

Cost: $285 (2 days)


With: Guillaume Martin (in French)
Date: October 21-22, 2023
Prerequisite : Flameworking I

Building on the knowledge acquired in Flameworking I, discover borosilicate glass, and create a goblet or a figurine.

Cost: $300 (2 days)


With: Isabelle Alepins
Dates: September 30, 2023

Explore the many sculptural possibilities offered by the cold glass techniques. Learn to cut, engrave, polish, and frost glass using a diamond saw and drill, flat lap grinders, belt sanders, as well as cork and cotton polishing wheels.

Cost: $125 (in French – 1 day)


With: Jean-Marie Giguère
Dates: October 14-15, 2023

Discover the different vitreous pigments and explore image transfer using Lazertran. Create your own personal projects on sheet, kiln-worked or blown glass objects.

Cost: $220 (in French – 2 days)



Friday : 7 PM to 10 PM
Saturday & Sunday : 9 AM to 12 PM / 1 PM to 5 PM

* All indicated prices are for one person and include materials and taxes.
Espace VERRE reserves the right to cancel or reschedule a class, should there not be enough participants or if an unforeseen technical problem occurs.

To complete the registration form, click here

To access the Fall 2023 program (pdf), click here