5-day class. Working times from 10 am - 7 pm each day.
Room and board included. Private 1 bedroom studio/bath next door to our studio.
The course is catered to each individual students level.
We will talk over the phone and discuss areas of interest before hand.
This can be a class for entry level beginners to advanced level techniques.
Please feel free to email me with any questions.
I have made my living as a full-time flameworker independantly for 15+ years.
We will talk about how to adapt to an ever changing market , and different strategies to succeed.
This is a 1 on 1 intensive course. You will have 100% of my attention.
Areas of focus can range from advanced sculpting techniques , including hollow , solid , and networking . Fantasy to realistic.
We can cover large scale assembly. Tips and tricks to approach each individual project. How to push the limits of the medium.
Flame control is one of the most misunderstood areas of glassblowing. And will be one of the main focuses for this course. Mastering the art of not wasting energy. Moving and heating the glass only what is necessary.
Also for more entry level, basic shaping/sculpting , encalmos , blowouts , implosions , flips , marbles , goblets. Color Application , Fuming , Function . Prep. Torch and equipment selection. How to properly setup a work space.
Order of operations, my preferred tools / equipment. With a list of where to source everything.
This class is structured for me to be able to dial in your work habits and train you the correct approach to flameworking.
Our motto is everything in flameworking should feel easy when done correctly.
All materials will be provided for the class . Including tools and torches and glass.
Students will keep everything they make during the class.
Also if interested in different dates than provided here please email me and we can discuss other availability.