Manipulate molten glass into aesthetic forms using the blowpipe and related techniques including blowing, jacking, blocking, shaping, transferring, and finishing. Class time is divided between lecture and individual hands-on instruction. Instructors will provide guidance, troubleshooting, and resources to aid in the furthering of your glassblowing education. Topics include: studio safety and etiquette; introduction to tools and equipment; furnace and gathering procedures; safe glass handling; solid working techniques (paperweights and other forms); introduction of the bubble (blowing); and vessel making.
|Dates:||July 14-15, 2018|
|Sa and Su from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM, 2 sessions|
|Materials:||All materials and tools are provided in the materials fee. Closed toe shoes, long sleeved cotton shirt, and long pants are required. Please bring a bandana to keep sweat out of your eyes, water for hydration, protective eyewear, a long pair of socks which will be cut for an added layer of arm protection, and notebook and pen. Students will need to pay $400 for materials at the first class session.|
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