Beginner Glass Blowing Part 1 - Lance McRorie
Mar 7 Sat 10-5pm
Come learn the basics of glass blowing at the torch. Using a GTT phantom torch and clear borosilicate tubing you will learn to manipulate glass in the torch flame, which is also known as flameworking. From there you will learn to blow out ornaments, jars and a small bottle. Lecture includes, safety instruction, flame adjustments, heat control and proper hand positions. Each student will learn to use all the necessary tools for glassblowing; such as, cup shears, diamond shears, flaring tools, tweezers and punty. Instructor demos with plenty of hands on practice make up this fun filled class. This class encompasses manipulating hollow shapes and forms.
No glassblowing skill required. Beginners Welcome!