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Glass - Hot

Coldworking

Students will be instructed on the efficient and safe usage of the equipment and techniques necessary for the successful cutting and polishing of glass objects.

Dates & Times

Jul 13 & Jul 14, Saturday & Sunday 10 am-2 pm
Ages: Ages 16 & up
Instructor: Rebecca Chernow
Location: Cold Shop

Glassblowing I

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

Dates & Times

Jul 8-Aug 26, Mondays 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. 

Dates & Times

#1: Apr 10-May 29, Wednesdays 6-10 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Manuel Castro
Location: Schack Art Center, Hot Shop

#2: Jul 10-Aug 28, Wednesdays 6-10 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Manuel Castro
Location: Schack Art Center, Hot Shop

GOBLETS

Making goblets can be a difficult and potentially frustrating process.  Small mistakes that are not addressed are compounded through each step of the process.  This class will focus on breaking down the process into simple and easily digestible steps, highlighting the fact that blowing nice cups is not about employing "a bunch of tricks," but instead about doing the simple things well.  

Intermediate - Prerequisite: Glass II

Dates & Times

Aug 3 & Aug 4, Saturday & Sunday 1-6 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Rich Langley & Chris Schuelke
Location: Schack Art Center, Hot Shop

Teen Glassblowing

This one week summer program introduces students to the science and art of glass blowing with the guidance of a highly knowledgeable teacher. This hands-on experience will introduce teens to the basic techniques involved in glassblowing such as gathering, blowing, and properly handling tools.  No prerequisite.

Dates & Times

Jul 16-Jul 19, Tuesday-Friday 1-5 pm
Ages: Ages 13-18
Instructor: Schack Staff
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.

Dates & Times

#1: Jun 29 & Jun 30, Saturday & Sunday 9 am-1 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Schack Staff
Location: Schack Art Center, Hot Shop

#2: Jul 27 & Jul 28, Saturday & Sunday 9 am-1 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Schack Staff
Location: Schack Art Center, Hot Shop