Intro to Flameworking
Dec 9 & 10, 2023
Saturday & Sunday / 10am - 5pm
Instructor: Julie Coster
Cost: $572.25 (cost is including GST)
Flameworking is a great way to experience the thrill of shaping molten glass using a small torch. In this introductory course, you will learn the basics of melting borosilicate glass rods to create a variety of objects such as small sculptures, pendants and simple ornaments. You will use mostly clear glass and some colour. You will also learn about the nature of glass, tools and terminology and glass safety.
Ages 16+. No experience required. All materials included.
Students who complete this course can access the studio for our newbie night program. Click here for more information about newbie nights.
About the Instructor
Julie Coster started melting glass in 2012 when TCGC first opened. She has taken dozens of classes in glass both at TCGC and at Pilchuck Glass School. She enjoys both flameworking and glassblowing and has found melting glass to be a vitamin for her soul. She is passionate about sharing the magic and joy of glass with her students.