Glassblowing

Glassblowing is a technique of working with molten glass. The hot glass is gathered from a furnace on a pipe, solid or hollow, and manipulated using a variety of tools at a bench. The glass is only hot enough to be workable for a few seconds at a time and is kept hot by frequent reheating.

Glassblowing is has many similarities with flameworking a key difference being that when working at the furnace all of the glass is hot and has to be kept hot. Furnace glassblowing can be used to make both hollow and solid, functional or sculptural objects.

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Classes

Valentine's Glassblowing: Flowers
Sessions: 1

Learn how to make sculpted hot glass flowers in this special Valentines' Day class.
Valentine's Glassblowing: Hearts
Sessions: 1

Make your own sculpted hot glass heart in this special Valentine's Day class.
Glassblowing Sampler
Sessions: 1

This sampler class is the best way to enjoy the excitement of working with molten glass while making your own solid glass paperweight.
Glassblowing 1: Basics and Fundamentals
Sessions: 4

A four week course that introduces students to the fundamentals of glassblowing.
Teen Vacation : Glassblowing & Flameworking
In this class students will spend half of the time in the hotshop and half in the flame shop.