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Glassblowing Intensive - Hot Shop Date(s)
This intensive course will take students through a series of fundamental skills, which are crucial to working in the hot shop. While beginner students will be learning how to gather, form and control glass, and blow bubbles to make glasses and small vessels, intermediate student will be implementing Swedish and Venetian glass blowing techniques to create larger pieces with a variety of color applications, body wraps and raking. More advanced students will be learning variety of new techniques while improving their skill and solidifying the acquired knowledge.
Mon,10/7/2019
Mon,12/2/2019
Mon,2/3/2020
Mon,4/6/2020
 
Monday, August 5

Teen Vacation Week: Glassblowing & Flameworking $750
Teens who are interested in working in a team atmosphere with a lot of physical activity will enjoy working in the glass blowing shop. Diablo's experienced instructors will guide teens through a series of demonstrations and hands-on exercises to build their understanding of the medium. There is a three students to one instructor ratio in the hot shop to ensure safety and plenty of individual instruction. First, students will learn basic glass manipulation by creating a paperweight. They will move on to learn how to introduce air into the piece to create a bubble. From there, students can make glasses and small vases. In the afternoon students will move into the Flame shop where teens will learn how to make beautiful glass beads using a stationary bench torch. They will be working on a mandrel, using soft glass to build colorful glass pieces. After a discussion of studio set-up and safety, demonstrations will introduce students to the use of heat and gravity to shape molten glass. Techniques such as dot application, marvering, stringers, annealing and bead cleaning, will all be covered.
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Glass Blowing 1 : Basics and Fundamentals-4wk Mon 1:00 p.m. ( $500)
This four week introductory course will take students through a series of fundamental skills, which are crucial to working in the hot shop. First, you will learn Diablo's core exercise: the paperweight. After the paperweight exercises teaches you how to gather,form and control glass, you will be introduced to the blown bubble. With these fundamentals skills you will learn how to make glasses and small vessels. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY
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Glassblowing Intensive - Hot Shop
This intensive course will take students through a series of fundamental skills, which are crucial to working in the hot shop. While beginner students will be learning how to gather, form and control glass, and blow bubbles to make glasses and small vessels, intermediate student will be implementing Swedish and Venetian glass blowing techniques to create larger pieces with a variety of color applications, body wraps and raking. More advanced students will be learning variety of new techniques while improving their skill and solidifying the acquired knowledge.
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Glass Pipe 4 week (mon $350)
In this glass pipe four week workshop students will develop skills and techniques for creating a range of functional glass pipe styles using borosilicate glass at a bench torch. Blowing glass at the torch, shaping and color application will be covered. Projects will start with one hitters and spoons and will progress into more elaborate shapes and color application techniques. No experience necessary.
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