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Fundamentals of Glassblowing
November 14, 2017 @ 6 pm - 7:30 pm
During this 1 1/2 hour class, each student will make 2 pendants or small marbles. Designed for first time glassblowers over the age of 12, this can be a single night class or can be signed up for as your schedule permits. A rare opportunity to try the art of lampworking, a type of glass blowing using a propane and oxygen fueled torch and various steel and graphite tools to make various items out of glass. Students will have the opportunity learn to safely manipulate borosilicate (Pyrex) glass reaching temperatures of 2400 degrees F into their 2 items of their choice, a pendant or marble. All materials will be provided. A maximum of 3 people per 1 1/2 hour block.
Intermediate, Advanced classes, and other times available by appointment only. Contact Mike Hurst at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule.