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Glass Blowing 101 with Jason Dederich of the Buffalo Glass Company

If you’ve ever had the opportunity to witness the art of glass blowing, then you are aware of it’s mesmerizing and fascinating characteristics. Glass blowing is wonderful. The only problem is, where the heck do you get a chance to watch the artful practice in a live studio setting? To take it a step further, where does one get a chance to learn the skills of glass blowing?

If you have ever wondered what it would be like to blow glass, then you must take hold of an incredible opportunity that is at hand. On Saturday, April 22, Jason Dederich, owner of Buffalo Glass Company (FB), will be offering up a demonstration class at The Foundry. This is your chance to discover the magical world of galls blowing, as taught by a local expert who is now sharing his skills with others.

The class will cover:
Pipe turning, either using one or two hands
Left or right-handed stance
Pipe/Body/Hand positioning
Heating Glass
Point Turning
Marvering in the air
Reset point on center
Basic glass balancing

Beginner Glassblowing Class

Instructor: Jason Dederich

Saturday, April 22, 2017

The Foundry | 298 Northampton Street | Buffalo, NY 14208

Class Cost: $50 (all materials included)
Class Size: Min 2/ Max 6
Ages: 14+ with parent permission

Cancellation Policy

*Ornaments must be annealed overnight and can be picked up the next day

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