For the novice student interested in learning the basics of glassblowing and building skill. There will be demonstrations and lectures by the instructors with a focus on learning through doing. The use of color will be introduced and teamwork will be emphasized.
With the help of an instructor, you can design and create a unique glass art piece of your own design. The glass you make needs to cool to room temperature and then it needs to be ground to sit flat, so finished pieces are available for pick up the weekend following your session.
Designed for beginning students to continue focusing on clarity of form through repetition. Demonstrations of technique will be given. Teamwork will be emphasized. Small classes allow more intense work for each student. Prerequisite: Completion of Beginning Glassblowing.
Students will learn the basic techniques of gathering, marvering, blocking, and blowing molten glass. This class will emphasize individual instruction and cover the use of traditional hand tools. The use of color will be introduced, but students will primarily work with clear glass. Beginning glassblowing is designed for the glass student with little...
The emphasis of the basic shapes with color applications class is to familiarize students with different ways to apply color to blown vessels while continuing their emphasis on the basic shapes. Students will practice the cylinder, cone, and reverse cone forms in both clear and with color applications using powders and frits. We will be alternating...