Beginning Glass Blowing – (Air Planters)

  • Beginning Glass Blowing - (Air Planters)

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  • Breathe some life into a home for your own air plant by learning the fundamentals of glass blowing. Students select from different color options and design either a hanging, wall hung or small tripod planter (about a 3″ diameter) with the help of Glass Shop instructor, Jason Dederich.

    Glass blowing is an art and the craft takes time to master. This session enables participants to join with a small group to get a sense of the process. Learn more about blowing fine glass by working with Jason to form your own usable object*.

    What you’ll learn: 
    Heating glass
    Pipe turning
    Proper glass blowing stances.
    Pipe/Body/Hand positioning
    Pulling and shaping hot glass

    Other skills covered: 
    Point Turning
    Marvering
    Resetting point on center
    Basic glass balancing

    Class Cost: $50 (all materials included)
    Class Size: Min 2/ Max 6
    Ages: 18+
    Cancellation Policy
    http://www.thefoundrybuffalo.org/cancellation_policy

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