Introduction to Glassblowing
May 21 - June 25, 2020
6 Week Course
Thursdays, May 21 - June 25, 2020
Instructor: Hope Forstenzer
This course will give you basic introductory skills in the hot shop, including how to gather, make a paperweight, blow bubbles and create your first blown glass vessel. Each week you will make new objects in glass. You will also learn coldworking techniques to finish and polish your pieces. You will learn about tools, studio safety and how to work in a team to have fun and blow glass! All materials are included. No experience necessary.
Completion of this course does not qualify you for Newbie Night; additional hours of instruction are required. Please see our Newbie Night page for details.
About the Instructor
Hope Forstenzer is a member of Terminal City Glass Co-op. She’s been blowing glass since 2000 and makes a wide variety of vessels and sculptural pieces using photo images on glass. She has studied glass in New York, Seattle & Baltimore.