This is a two-day workshop.
Manipulate molten glass into aesthetic forms using the blowpipe and related techniques including blowing, jacking, blocking, shaping, transferring, and finishing. Class time is divided between lecture and individual hands-on instruction. Instructors will provide guidance, troubleshooting, and resources to aid in the furthering of your glassblowing education. Topics include: studio safety and etiquette; introduction to tools and equipment; furnace and gathering procedures; safe glass handling; solid working techniques (paperweights and other forms); introduction of the bubble (blowing); and vessel making.
All materials and tools are provided. Closed toe shoes, long sleeved cotton shirt, and long pants are required. Please bring a bandana to keep sweat out of your eyes, water for hydration, protective eyewear, a long pair of socks which will be cut for an added layer of arm protection, and notebook and pen.
REGISTER HERE: https://register.edoutreach.unlv.edu/CourseStatus.awp?&course=182AR1173