Beginning Glass Blowing – (snowmen)

  • Beginning Glass Blowing - (snowmen)

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  • Explore the fundamentals of glass blowing and lamp-work. Students select from different color options and create a small, snowperson ornament with the help of Glass Shop instructor,Jason Dederich.

    Glass blowing and working glass with a flame is an art and the craft takes time to master. This session enables participants to join with an intimate group to get a sense of these processes. Learn more about forming and shaping glass by working with Jason to form your own sculptural peice. Winter is here, join us to make an object that will help both heat up and commemorate the season!

    What you’ll learn: 
    Heating glass
    Working with the Flame
    Recognizing glass in a molten state
    Using tools to shape and form
    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: $80 (all materials included)
    Class Size: 4
    Ages: 18+

    PLEASE WEAR WORK CLOTHES MADE FROM NATURAL FIBERS FOR THIS SESSION.
    Please also review our Cancellation Policy

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