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Introduction to Glass Blowing

Introduction to glass blowing will focus on the basic principles of glass blowing. Each weekend the class will concentrate on a particular aspect such as solid forming blown forms, vessels, and color application. Students will be led through a series of demonstrations of tools and techniques to help participants understand the principles of glass blowing and glass sculpture. Each student will have the chance to work one-on-one with an instructor creating finished work to take home.


June 25 & 26; 9:30am to 4:00pm
Instructors: Jim Gallagher
Cost: $250, Materials included


Paper Weight
Techniques Covered
Solid forming
Blown forms / Vessels
Color application

What to Bring / Wear

Participants must have close-toed shoes or boots, natural clothes, and hair tied back


14 +, Participants under 18 must have a parent/guardian present
No previous experience required