CLASSES June 24-July 8, 2018(Pending sign-ups and the weather) WE NEED 2 PEOPLE IN A CLASS TO RUN THE CLASS. 6 MAX. Kids Classes are at 11:00. Adults at 1:00 . Daily classes are available...weekdays and weekends. THE EASIEST WAY IS TO EMAIL ME TO SET UP A DAY AND TIME THAT WORKS FOR YOU.
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CLASSES ARE CANCELLED FOR THIS SPRING. NEXT NOVEMBER AROUND THANSGIVING WILL BE THE NEXT POSSIBLE TIME DEPENDING ON THE SITUATION AT THAT TIME. Adult Classes are approximately 2 + hours in length.
Long pants (No SHORTS will be allowed) Closed-tipped shoes (i.e. tennis shoes) Wear a Hat or headband
Long-sleeved cotton shirt Optional– no billowy sleeves Wear sunglasses. Most classes can be repeated. EMAIL TO ARRANGE DATES AND HOURS:
Kids Classes: Quick session: Ages 5-12 Kids get to experience the hot glass, use of tools and equipment and make something of their choice. Choose between a heart, paperweight, or paperweight fish. Approx: 1/2 hr long. $25 each
Kids Class: Grade 1,2,3: Adventures in Glass 1:
4 Sessions 1-2 hours ( approx) each. Minimum 4 students maximum 10 Gathering glass, selecting a mold, selecting colors, shaping the glass and finishing project. Done with the assistance
of an experienced glassblower. Dates and times arranged with students. No experience needed. $150
Kids Class Grade 4 through Grade 12: Adventures in Glass 2: 4 sessions 2 hrs each (approx) Minimum 4 students maximum 6 Working with partners students gather glass shape glass freehand learn to use tools safely, reheat the glass and form their project. All done with the guidance of the instructor. Dates and times arranged with students. No experience needed $165
Kids Class: Grade 7-12 Adventures in Glass 3 Must have taken Adventures in Glass II: 4 sessions 4 hours each (approx) MInimum 4 students maximum 6: Students advance to creating projects with more ease and control. Students advance individually. All work is done with the supervision of experienced glassblower. Safety is stressed as students use more advanced tools and methods. Dates and times arranged with students. $300
Adult Beginner Class 1..........
Glass Sculpting #1 Gather, form and shape glass. Learn to handle the tools and work around the shop safely Allow 2+ hrs. $45
Class for two: $90
Adult Beginner Class #2: Glass Sculpting 2: Students experience the gathering of glass and forming it into sculpted glass. Using new tools and methods to form glass.. Must take Sculpting 1 first. Allow2+ hours. $48
Adult Beginner Class #3:Free form glass making 1 :Pre-requisite previous sculpting classes 1 and 2.Working with instructor An introduction to techniques and skills such as gathering, centering, jacking, blocking, and marvering along with instruction in proper shop etiquette and use of tools.
Experience the heat of the furnace (2200 degrees), gathering molton glass, learn to marver (shape) the glass, then form the glass into a ball at the end of the stainless steel rod to form your own paperweight.
An introduction to glassblowing, tools of the trade and proper shop etiquette
Create and keep your paperweight: (results may vary) Allow 2+ hours
$48 per student
Adult after all previous classes
One Day Class: Building on previous classes, adding color and skills needed for further work. 5 hours : $255 per student minimum of 2 students. Time to be arranged.