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Art at the Village

Sarah J. Contemporary Designs in Glass

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Weekly Glass Blowing Classes

Students work in teams of 2 or 3 for 2 or 3 hours respectively.  Bench time for each student per class period is approximately 1 hour.  Students learn the fundamentals of glass blowing in the first 4 week course.  Team work is emphasized.  Clear glass blowing gives a solid foundation in the formation of the bubble in a sphere and cylinder.  Skills are honed and new skills developed in subsequent 4 week courses if a student decides to move on.  

Beginning student's skills are developing so project outcomes are varied.  VGW assists the student in getting at least one good project per week in the first 4 week session.

The first 4 week session includes:

  • Developing jacking skills
  • Developing blocking skills
  • Working as a team
  • The shere and the cylinder
  • Color variations
  • Techniques for a variety patterns
  • Flowers
  • Ornaments
  • Paperweights

Cost: $285 for 4 weeks

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