Thu, Apr 23|
Glass Torchwork- Basic Clear Creation
Want to learn the molten mysteries of glass working? But want to get your "feet wet" before jumping in. We will give you hands-on experience and one on one instruction about glass basics. Giving you a chance to get a feel for how the glass moves and can be manipulated in a stress-free tutorial!!
Time & Location
Apr 23, 2020, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Mankato Makerspace, 1700 3rd Ave, Mankato, MN 56001, USA
About The Event
Perfect class for anyone who wants to see and feel what torch glassblowing is like in a low risk, super fun and relaxed class to get their "feet wet." Participants will receive personal instruction about glass working basics, safety, equipment use, torch and glass techniques. You will be making your every own Clear Creation (necklace pendant, paperweight and/or sculptural form) in this lesson! This course is designed for beginners who are enthusiastic about trying new things and want to learn the mysterious art of glass working in a safe and encouraging environment.
Please Regester below for a ticket to this class.
-1 ticket per student
-Sign up with a partner! so you can enjoy this exciting new experience with your significant other, bestie or family member.
-Class size is two students max.
-Your ticket covers all class fees which pay for fuel and materials, equipment use and kiln annealing (pendants will need to go through an overnight annealing cycle and can be picked up at the Makerspace the following day or if you live out of town can be sent to you via postal service).
Instructor will go over basic safety and torch use, then he will demonstrate how to create the project, then students will have one on one instruction while they take turns on the torch. (One student will create while the other observes, then students will switch)
About the instructor:
"Dustin is a very patient and encouraging teacher, all of the classes I have taken with him have been fun and informative. He has a nack for making you feel comfortable right away in the artistic process and eases any anxieties you might have about trying a new art form."
Do you REALLY want to take this class but the dates/times don't work out for ya? No problem! Please conntact Dustin to schedule a private lesson.
Let us know if you have any questions about tickets, scheduling, projects or commissions.
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