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Glass - Hot

Glassblowing I

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

Dates & Times

Jun 5-Jun 26, Sundays 6-10 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Mariah Cavanagh
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: Mar 23-May 11, Wednesdays 6-10 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Eric Pederson
Location: Schack Art Center, Hot Shop

#2: Jun 8-Jun 29, Wednesdays 6-10 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Eric Pederson
Location: Schack Art Center, Hot Shop

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 skills outside of the class. Teamwork and repetition will be emphasized.

Students will learn how to make "avolios", "blown feet", and the fundamentals of using the garage to assemble multiple parts.

Dates & Times

Jun 25 & Jun 26, Saturday & Sunday 1-5 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Rich Langley & Chris Schulke
Location: Schack Art Center, Hot Shop

Teen Glassblowing

This four day 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

#1: Aug 9-Aug 12, Tuesday-Friday 1-5 pm
Ages: 14-18
Instructor: Schack Staff
Location: Schack Art Center, Hot Shop

#2: Aug 16-Aug 19, Tuesday-Friday 1-5 pm
Ages: 14-18
Instructor: Schack Staff
Location: Schack Art Center, Hot Shop