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Saturday, January 20

Glass Flowers $175
Give your sweetie a flower that will never wilt! During this workshop, you will learn basic glass blowing theory to produce brilliantly colorful glass flowers.No experience Necessary.

Glass Blowing 202 (2 Day) (9:00 a.m.) $325
This continuing workshop will expand on the skills learned in Glassblowing 101. Instructors will begin with a series of demonstrations to refresh your technical memory and then you will move into practicing your bubble skills. Then you will learn how to gather more glass and control it with a series of blocks. Then you will learn Swedish glass blowing techniques to create larger pieces with a variety of color applications. New color techniques such as color mixing, body raps, and raking will be introduced. You will apply these skills learned to create beautiful glass vases, while you gain a stronger understanding of how to control your glass to create artistically colorful glass pieces. Prerequisite: Glassblowing 1 or Glassblowing 101

Flame Working 202 : Borosilicate (two day $300)
This workshop will focus on blowing Borosilicate glass at the torch. After teacher demonstration and explanation, students will proceed individually with work time. The teacher will assist with one on one attention. Learn how to blow hollow forms, add color, and sculpt.

Bead making 202 : Moretti ($230)
This two-day continuing Moretti course will cover intermediate techniques including buttons, hollows, and small sculpture. You will develop working with punties and a variety of accessory glass applications. Through a series of class demonstrations, discussion and hands on practice you will further your skills at the torch

Stained Glass 202 (2 Day) ($345)
Building on the skills learned in Beginning Stained Glass, you will create a more complex piece. There will be discussions about leading and how to build 3-D objects. During this, you learn traditional stained glass painting, which you will use to make a truly unique work of stained glass.PREREQUISITE: Stained Glass 1 or 101

Teens Glassblowing 12 weeks Sat 10am -12pm ($870)
Class runs 2nd, 3rd and 4rd Saturdays of the month. In this 12-week intensive, teens will focus on building their skills and understanding of hot glass. This is a great course for a teen that has taken Diablo's Teen Camp or the first time student. In the first quarter, Diablo's teachers will drill the basic skills of gathering, blowing, and tool handling. Second quarter we will concentrate our skills on making a set of matching drinking glass. In the final quarter students will be given the chance to move into the sculptural world, beginning with a variety of decorative bit techniques on larger vessels. A series of group projects will occur through out the 12 weeks. From there we will see were their imagination takes them.