Glass Blowing – (gourds)

  • Glass Blowing - (gourds)

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  • While we’re waiting for the next planting season to begin, come breathe some life into a new organic form. Join us to explore the fundamentals of glass blowing. Students select from different color options (not only orange) and create a 3-4 inch gourd 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 luminous bounty.

    What you’ll learn: 
    Heating glass
    Forming using a mold
    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: $55 (all materials included)
    Class Size: Min 2/ Max 6
    Ages: 18+

    Please review our Cancellation Policy:
    https://www.thefoundrybuffalo.org/cancellation_policy

    *Glass objects must be annealed overnight and can be picked up during the work week 12am-6pm Mon-Thurs*

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