Bob Leatherbarrow Online Glass Classes

Master Glass Artist Bob Leatherbarrow Teaches Four Online Fused Glass Videos at AAE Glass

   Master fused glass artist Bob Leatherbarrow offers his teaching expertise in the AAE Glass Education Center. Bob offers four online fused glass workshops that can be watched anytime in the comfort of your own home or studio, as well as four Ebooks. Bob even takes the learning further with private Facebook groups associated with some of his videos and Ebooks. Feel free to take a look at the video trailers of each video to see exactly what you will be learning and hear from Bob in his own words below.

The Art of the Crackle: Basic, Blending & Beyond 

Impression Wafers: Printing with Powders 

Displays Stands & Wall Mounts: Effective, Easy & Economical 

Focus on Design: Fine Lines, Lip Wraps & Colour Fields


    Bob Leatherbarrow established Leatherbarrow Glass Studio in 1988 and has created original kilnformed glass ever since. Known for his innovative styles, techniques, and designs, Bob has taken an experimental approach to developing unique textures and colour palettes using glass powders. His glass bowls and sculptures explore the subtle hues and delicate beauty of naturally occurring textures and encourage the viewer to ponder their origin. In 2008 Bob moved to Salt Spring Island, British Columbia, where he continues to make glass art and write e-books on his signature techniques. Bob has also been a popular instructor on both the national and international kilnformed glass scenes and has recently shared many of his techniques through the comprehensive AAE video class program.

By Mark Veit 30 Apr, 2121
AAE Glass and Tanya Veit

Free Fused Glass Video Tutorials from Tanya Veit in the AAE Glass Education Center

Tanya Veit and AAE Glass have revolutionized online fused glass learning over the past 10 years. As a world renowned fused glass artist and educator, Tanya Veit has brought online fused glass education into the homes of thousands across the world. Whether it is a free video tutorial or a private Facebook group to continue the education, Tanya gives her students 100% every time. Tanya has released dozens of fused glass video tutorials on many subjects over the years and they have been viewed hundreds of thousands of times by glass artists all over the world.

The original AAE Glass education model has been recreated by many others in our industry recently, which has opened up fused glass learning for so many artists and potential artists. We at AAE Glass are very proud to have lead the industry in education for the past decade by bringing unique learning avenues that never existed, directly to glass artists. We know we couldn’t have done it without all of the great glass artists we have worked with over the years, so thank you!

For those of you who are new to AAE Glass or fused glass in general, you have come to the right place. Visit the AAE Glass Education Center today to begin your journey in fused glass. If you already have experience as a fused glass artist, these videos will provide inspiration and a different way to look at your glass to get beautiful and unique results.

By Mark Veit 26 Mar, 2121
We Appreciate You

Thank You and a Hug From AAE Glass & the Veit Family

Dear AAE Glass Family,

We would like to extend a huge thank you and hug to all of you! These last several months have been hard for everyone. There is no sugarcoating that. But we are going to get through this by helping and supporting each other like we always have. The art glass industry is a resilient and resourceful one. Filled with strong, passionate, hardworking people who will stop at nothing to grow their glass art skills.

First of all, Tanya insists on a couple deep breaths and a virtual hug. Just take a moment for yourself. Close your eyes or stare out the window, just get lost for a minute and clear your head. We'll wait...

We miss you! We have received so many notes from you that are extremely heartfelt and uplifting, especially lately, that we wanted to let you know that we hear you, we feel the love and we send it right back to you!

So many of you have been with us since the beginning. We have grown together. We have succeeded and failed together. We have laughed and cried together. We are proud to have such a tight knit group of artists who are so willing to not only support us, but support each other. We all benefit in the end from such relationships.

We have also had the pleasure of virtually meeting so many new artists these past few months. Thank you for coming aboard and please don't be shy about sharing and participating. Ask questions and share your failures. We all learn from both.

Just, thank you, thank you, thank you! Thank you for your support. Thank you for your understanding. Thank you for your uplifting messages. Thank you for continuing to support the fused glass industry. We have some exciting things coming right around the corner. Thank you, thank you, thank you.


The Veit Family

By Mark Veit 02 Nov, 2020

Alice Benvie Gebhart's Building a Landscape Online Video Class at AAE Glass

We at AAE Glass are proud to host Alice Benvie Gebhart’s online video tutorial: Building a Landscape. Alice is an international instructor and glass artist who now shares her knowledge in this professionally filmed and edited video found in the AAE Glass Education Center.

Alice will guide you chapter by chapter while you learn how to create a landscape from start to finish. Watch and rewatch as many times as you wish, or refer back when needed. The video will be available to you 24/7.

Join the private Facebook group hosted by AAE Glass, featuring Alice Benvie Gebhart, when you purchase this online video. You and fused glass artists around the world are able to communicate, share experiences, failures and beautiful finished landscapes. Alice is also in the group, so the learning never ends.

Watch the video trailer to see exactly what you will be learning. Read dozens of reviews from glass artists who have purchased this online video as they share their high praise for Alice and this class. We look forward to learning with you and thank you for your support.


By Mark Veit 15 Oct, 2020

Tanya Veit Presents QuickFlix Fused Glass Video Tutorials

Did you know Tanya Veit has several QuickFlix video tutorials that are 10 minutes or less? She covers many popular glass fusing topics in just a few minutes. Sometimes we find ourselves in a creative block and need something to break through. These quick videos will often do that. From drilling holes into glass to using stencils and Bullseye Glass powders, these quick video tutorials will get your ideas flowing again. Here are some of the topics covered.








By Mark Veit 13 Oct, 2020

Tell Us About Your Business and Share Your Work

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What Can We Control?

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Welcome to the AAE Glass Blog

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