Half Day intensive Glass Blowing Course

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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!

Duration

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

Cancellation policy

Medium - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 4 weeks before the course starts

Maker

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BlowFish Glass

with Craft Courses since 2020

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With its goal to be an ambassador for artists and their work, Blowfish Glass elevates a time honoured craft into the aesthetically sublime. Female glass artist, Bethany Wood leads their online gallery – a treat for the senses, it hosts a diverse array of startlingly singular work that conveys an acute understanding of contemporary glassblowing.

Suitable for

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

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