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Glass - Hot

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

June 6-August 1 (skip 7/4), Wednesdays 6-10 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Schack Staff
Location: Schack Art Center, Hot Shop

High School 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. Beginner

Dates & Times

Aug 14-Aug 17, Tuesday-Friday 10 am-2 pm
Ages: Ages 14 to 18
Instructor: Schack Staff
Location: Schack Art Center, Hot Shop

Making Fancy Cane

Learn to make\pull "zanfrico" fancy cane of various designs and "roll" them up to create beautiful pieces!

In this class student will learn to:
Pull straight canes proficiently

Twist various fancy canes using straight canes to make patterns.

Roll up fused canes on a collar and blow them into various shapes.

Intermediate

Dates & Times

Th 7/12, F 7/13, Th 7/19 & F 7/20, 6-10pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Rich Langley & Chris Schuelke
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

Jul 14 & Jul 15, Saturday & Sunday 9 am-1 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Schack Staff
Location: Schack Art Center, Hot Shop