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Glass - Hot

Coldworking Basics

A coldworking class covering the basics of cutting and grinding glass, tool care, theory of polishing and decorative techniques. We will cover the proper use of each tool in the cold shop and get hands on experience using the tools.

Beginning

Dates & Times

Feb 19-Mar 12, Mondays 6-10 pm
Ages: Ages 16 & up
Instructor: Jesse Bach
Location: Schack Art Center, Hot Shop

Glassblowing I

The basics of working with molten glass will be covered in this eight week class. Beginner

Dates & Times

#1: Jan 9-Feb 27, Tuesdays 6-10 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Schack Staff
Location: Schack Art Center, Hot Shop

#2: Apr 3-May 22, Tuesdays 6-10 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Schack Staff
Location: Schack Art Center, Hot Shop

Glassblowing II

If you already know the basics of blowing glass, but aren't quite ready to work on your own, this class is for you. The use of handles, bits, and wraps will be covered, as will color application. Intermediate - Prerequisite: Glass I (taken twice) or one year experience

Dates & Times

#1: Jan 10-Feb 28, Wednesdays 6-10 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Schack Staff
Location: Schack Art Center, Hot Shop

#2: Apr 4-May 23, Wednesdays 6-10 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Schack Staff
Location: Schack Art Center, Hot Shop

Introduction to Goblets

Learn to blow thin glass cups,stems and blown feet and learn to put them together using the "garage" we will also learn exercises to practice building skill outside of the class. Teamwork and repetition will be emphasized.

Advanced

Dates & Times

Feb 17 & Feb 18, Saturday & Sunday 9 am-5 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Richard Langley
Location: Schack Art Center, Hot Shop

Weekend Intro to Hot Glass

Learn the basics of gathering, shaping, and blowing glass in this introductory course. We will establish a vocabulary about glass while using breath, heat, gravity, and simple tools to create forms.

Beginner

Dates & Times

#1: Feb 24 & Feb 25, Saturday & Sunday 9:30 am-1:30 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Schack Staff
Location: Schack Art Center, Hot Shop

#2: Apr 7 & Apr 8, Saturday & Sunday 9:30 am-1:30 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Schack Staff
Location: Schack Art Center, Hot Shop