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Weekend - May 20-22, 2022  Takizawa_goblet
Refining Your Personal Goals in the Hotshop
Kazuki Takizawa
Whether a beginning or experienced glass blower, different levels of goals are crucial to stay in business. Participate in fundamental to advanced glassblowing demos and break your personal vision in glass into concrete steps to take home as an arsenal for your ongoing journey.
Intermediate-Advanced (Must be able to make a straight walled cylinder)
$450

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Weekend - May 27-29, 2022  Newfield_glass
Blown Glass: Draw It, Make It
Tate Newfield
Learn the fundamentals of glass blowing by focusing on setting up a sphere of even-walled blown glass that can be heated to make any shape imaginable. We will work together to make it well!
Beginner-Advanced
$450

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Weeklong - June 5-10, 2022 Spurchise
Sculpting with Whimsy
Timothy Spurchise
Explore sculpting with whimsy and character. Delve into using a range of hot shop techniques in both traditional and unconventional ways. From creatures of myth to critters in your imagination, learn how to work through your designs and bring your own creations to life.
Intermediate (1-2 years glass experience with basic blowing and color application required)
$880

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Weeklong - June 12-17, 2022  Westbrook
Statement Jewelry
Christa Westbrook
Make a statement with wearable art! Explore style and scale while working through the process from design through execution. Learn a multitude of techniques to shape and color fabulous glass beads and pendants. Experience lively demonstrations and ample time at the torch. Students are encouraged to bring your own designs and ideas!
Intermediate (Must be able to turn torch on and off safely.)
$880

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Weeklong - June 19-24, 2022  Blazina_casttypewriter
Exciting Approaches to Combine Printmaking and Glass
Jen Blazina
Learn to combine printmaking and glass. Techniques include basic kiln casting, relief carving, monoprinting, etc. Experience interactive demonstrations and receive handouts and access to Youtube videos created just for the class. Walk away with prints on paper and kiln cast glass works.
Beginner
$880

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Weeklong - July 17-22, 2022   CruzeSakai_cast
Collaborative Explorations in Cast Glass
Eric Cruze and Tomo Sakai
Explore cast glass, 3D printing, and glass finishing techniques to create and document a collaborative installation. Utilize both traditional techniques (lost wax casting, coldworking) and new methods (3D scanning & printing, project documentation) and work together on an innovative approach to installation and public art.
All skill levels
$880

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Weekend - July 29-31, 2022  JonWatson_glass
Intro to Solid Glass
Jon Watson
Learn to sculpt hot glass! Gather, shape, add color and sculpt hot glass from the furnace to create flowers, paperweights, hearts and so much more. Bring ideas and bring them to life in the hot shop.
Beginner
$450

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