Half Day intensive Glass Blowing Course

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Description

This intensive three hour-long Easter masterclass will help you discover the dynamic world of glass blowing! Why not share this exciting experience with your friends and family? This beginner masterclass is perfect for gathering your friends and family for a group workshop, for couples getting creative together or for you to simply learn and develop your skills on your own.

Everything you will need is provided in this workshop- it literally couldn't be easier to learn this crafty skill!
Gain glassblowing skills and exercise your creativity while in the presence of experienced glassblowing artists! Explore an array of vibrant colours to use in your glass and get experimental with grand silver and copper leaf!

You are guaranteed to make and take two of the following glassware ornaments and art pieces:
- Christmas Bauble
- Paperweight
- Bowl (suction bowls are really fun to create!)

Learn how to safely and comfortably heat molten glass in a 1100 degree furnace and master how to gather and remove your glass from the furnace with historical hand-forged tools. Now blow and form your glass!

It's time to cool off! Cooling your glass is just as captivating and essential as heating your molten glass. End the workshop learning how to cool your glass like a glassmaking pro!

With a mixture of step by step demonstrations and hands-on guidance, you can learn through trying each technique yourself with the guidance of your encouraging teacher!

Take home and display with pride your two original glass pieces! You will leave this workshop with a comprehensive understanding of glass blowing approaches, methods and techniques as well as a thirst to keep creating and expanding this skill!

Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 4 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.

Maker

Bethany Wood at BlowFish Glass

Venue

Red House Glass Cone High Street
Wordsley
Stourbridge
West Midlands
DY8 4AZ

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Christmas
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Easter
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Fairs, festivals & exhibitions
  • Father's Day
  • Hearing impaired
  • Hen dos
  • Intermediate level
  • Mother's Day
  • Overseas Holiday
  • Parking provided
  • Pet lovers
  • Romantic
  • School holiday workshops & activities
  • Seniors
  • Spooky
  • Stag dos
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers
  • UK Holiday

Duration

3 hours (10:00am to 1:00am)

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