march, 2018

march, 2018

10mar10:00 am1:00 pmGlass Blowing For Beginners at The Foundry10:00 am - 1:00 pm The Foundry

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Event Details

Breathe some life into a home for your own air plant by learning the fundamentals of glass blowing. Students select from different color options and design either a hanging, wall hung or small tripod planter (about an 3″ diameter) with the help of Glass Shop instructor, Jason Dederich.

Glass blowing is an art and the craft takes time to master. This session enables participants to join with a small group to get a sense of the process. Learn more about blowing fine glass by working with Jason to form your own usable object.

What you’ll learn:
Heating glass
Pipe turning
Proper glass blowing stances.
Pipe/Body/Hand positioning
Pulling and shaping hot glass

Other skills covered:
Point Turning
Marvering
Resetting point on center
Basic glass balancing

Class Cost: $50 (all materials included)
Class Size: Min 2/ Max 6
Ages: 16 with signed waiver

*Glass objects must be annealed overnight and can be picked up during the work week 10am-6pm Mon-Thurs*

PLEASE WEAR WORK CLOTHES MADE FROM NATURAL FIBERS FOR THIS SESSION.

Time

(Saturday) 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Location

The Foundry

298 Northampton Ave

10mar10:00 am1:00 pmGlass Blowing For Beginners at The Foundry10:00 am - 1:00 pm The Foundry

more

Event Details

Breathe some life into a home for your own air plant by learning the fundamentals of glass blowing. Students select from different color options and design either a hanging, wall hung or small tripod planter (about an 3″ diameter) with the help of Glass Shop instructor, Jason Dederich.

Glass blowing is an art and the craft takes time to master. This session enables participants to join with a small group to get a sense of the process. Learn more about blowing fine glass by working with Jason to form your own usable object.

What you’ll learn:
Heating glass
Pipe turning
Proper glass blowing stances.
Pipe/Body/Hand positioning
Pulling and shaping hot glass

Other skills covered:
Point Turning
Marvering
Resetting point on center
Basic glass balancing

Class Cost: $50 (all materials included)
Class Size: Min 2/ Max 6
Ages: 16 with signed waiver

*Glass objects must be annealed overnight and can be picked up during the work week 10am-6pm Mon-Thurs*

PLEASE WEAR WORK CLOTHES MADE FROM NATURAL FIBERS FOR THIS SESSION.

Time

(Saturday) 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Location

The Foundry

298 Northampton Ave



 
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