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From the Furnace to the Flame

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Fort Greene, Brooklyn
647 Fulton St
At Rockwell Pl
Brooklyn, New York 11217
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 6

What you'll learn in this glass blowing class:

Students will work between the hot shop and the flame shop to make use of the diverse material properties of soda-lime and borosilicate glass. Incorporating traditional and innovative hot glassworking techniques, students will produce objects that push perceived limitations of scale and function. 

Students will work in teams at the glassblowing furnace, honing precise hand skills and developing a common language, while learning to manipulate borosilicate independently in front of the torch. 

The class will focus on joining the two materials together mechanically, using careful measurements to make components that fit together. Students will benefit from some prior experience in the hot shop, and should bring a notebook, writing implement, and an open mind.

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Enrollment cancellations made outside fourteen (14) days from the first day of class are eligible for a refund. Refunds will not be granted for any cancellations made inside fourteen (14) days from the first day of class, or for withdrawals during class.

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UrbanGlass

Founded in 1977 by artists Richard Yelle and Erik Erikson as the New York Experimental glass workshop, UrbanGlass was the first artist access glass center in the United States and is now the largest. Previously, those interested in working in glass could only do so at art schools, in factories or by...

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