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Glassblowing Classes

Due to COVID19 we are currently suspending all group classes and workshops.

Private and Semi-Private lessons will be available beginning October 20, 2020. You must adhere to all safety protocol upon entering the studio.

Private and Semi-Private

with Kathleen Mitchell

Private and Semi-Private Lessons - (All levels) $100 per hr

Beginner Group Classes - $350 - SUSPENDED

Beginner classes may be taken as many time as you like. You will learn and reinforce basic skills, practice teamwork, feel comfortable in the studio, and most importantly, understand the properties of the material. All Materials provided.

Beginner A 

Week 1:  Tumbler (cylinder)

Week 2:  Bowl in optic mold with lip wrap

Week 3:  Amphora with spiral lip wrap

Week 4:  Fanciful Fish sculpture

Beginner B 

Week 1:  Tumbler (cylinder)

Week 2:  Flattened sphere in optic mold with coiled lip wrap

Week 3:  Long neck vase with extended spiral lip wrap

Week 4:  Sculpture project TBA

Intermediate - $350 - SUSPENDED

Color and Surface Design Using the bowl as our shape, we will explore color applications and surface design while learning how colors behave in heat and how to anticipate and achieve your desired results. Focus is on teamwork! All materials provided

Week 1:  Crackle (frit fine or powder: white & transparent)

Week 2:  Feathering (any two contrasting frit/powder colors)

Week 3:  Threading/Optic Mania (frit/powder and rod)

Week 4:  Solid Rod w/foot (transparent rod)

Beginner A & B, and Intermediate classes are 3 hours long and run for 4 weeks for a total of 12 hours of intense hot glass immersion. There are never more than 6 students per class to ensure your success!

Group Workshops - $65 TO $85 Per Person - SUSPENDED





Group Workshops are 2 hours long with a maximum of 6 students
Special teambuilding workshops are 3 hours long with a maximum of 8 students

Private and Semi-Private

with John Long

Learn the basics of Glass Blowing.  My individual sessions in private instruction are generally catered to the specific style of Glass Art that the student is interested in.  Sometimes a student just wants to get a taste of the process behind creating beautiful glass art, which is fine.  Other times a student may want to make something very specific, or in a certain style, in which case I will help them to achieve their vision(assuming their "vision" is something that can be realistically made by a beginner).  Beginning and intermediate students are welcome.  Advanced lessons are available as long as the knowledge the student seeks is within the scope of my work.  First lesson always begins with a safety lecture.