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Hotter, Thinner, Faster

July 15th From 6pm-9pm Intermediate

  • 3 hr
  • 100 US dollars
  • Blackstone River Glass Center

Service Description

Prepare to elevate your glassblowing skills to new heights in our "Hotter, Thinner, Faster" class, an advanced beginner workshop designed to push boundaries and refine your craftsmanship. Building upon the foundational lessons from beginner and intermediate courses, this intensive session focuses on precision, efficiency, and mastering the art of working with hotter temperatures to achieve thinner, more refined glass pieces. Class Overview: Date & Time: July 15th, 6pm-9pm Duration: 1 Day Intensive What You'll Learn: Advanced Heat Reading: Develop your ability to gauge and control temperatures more precisely for creating thinner and more intricate glass forms. Refined Glass Techniques: Build upon previous skills to create finely detailed glass pieces with efficiency and speed. Trimming Skills: Learn techniques for trimming and finishing glass pieces to perfection. Timed Drills: Engage in timed exercises and drills designed to challenge your speed and accuracy, pushing you to achieve greater proficiency in glassblowing. Materials Required: All necessary materials and tools will be provided. Participants should bring their enthusiasm and readiness to advance their glassblowing techniques. Who Should Attend: This class is ideal for glassblowers who have completed beginner and intermediate courses or have equivalent experience. Participants should be comfortable with basic glassblowing techniques and eager to refine their skills to the next level. What to Expect: • Intensive hands-on practice with individualized coaching and feedback. • Opportunities to refine heat control techniques for achieving thinner glass. • Collaborative environment focused on advancing skills through timed drills and challenging exercises. Takeaway: By the end of this workshop, you will have honed your ability to work with hotter temperatures, create thinner glass forms, and master trimming techniques. Gain confidence in your craftsmanship and elevate your glassblowing abilities to produce more refined and sophisticated pieces.

Upcoming Sessions

Contact Details

  • Blackstone River Glass Center, Meeting Street, Cumberland, RI, USA


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