Introduction to Glassblowing
Dec 19-20, 2020
Saturday & Sunday
December 19-20, 2020
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Instructor: Cameron Dougherty
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. 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.
Please note: In light of Covid-19 we have reduced our class sizes from 6 students to 4, and have enhanced cleaning and safety procedures in place. Please visit our FAQ page for more information.
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
Cameron Dougherty is a Californian recently transplanted to Vancouver. He studied glassblowing at Penland School of Crafts in North Carolina, then began working for artist Bryon Sutherland in Gridley, CA. Moving to Portland OR in 2015, he worked as a glassblowing instructor and demonstrating artist. Cameron’s passion for glass and his enjoyment of the process is evident in everything he makes.