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Monday, March 14, 2011

glass blowing workshops

JCAS and Kiva Ford are proud to offer 3 new Glassblowing workshops; These classes are 2 hours long (3 hours if you attend with someone else) and must be taken in order:
april 15 and 16, Jersey City Art school, 326 5th street

Workshop One: Learn how to create your own pendant, glass flower, and watering globe in this two-hour one-on-one tutorial. You will have the chance to learn traditional lampworking techniques from a professional glassblower. Discover classic techniques such as heating and manipulating glass, and using a glass bridge to support sculptures in progress.

Workshop Two: Learn traditional techniques of sculpting the human form out of molten glass. You will use colored glass rod, tools, and gravity to create detail and shape.

Workshop Three: Construct a small goblet. Discover techniques such as blowing, flaring, and assembling. You will use colored tubing and rod to create your finished piece.