Introduction to Glassblowing <br> Weekend Workshop <br> January 26 - January 27, 2019

Description

Weekend Workshop
January 26 - January 27, 2019
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Instructor: Jaan Andres

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 2-3 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
Jaan Andres is a Canadian glass maker trained at the Alberta College of Art and Design (BFA 2007). In 2009 he traveled to Adelaide, Australia to continue training at the Jam Factory Contemporary Craft and Design Studio. Andres returned to Canada in June 2015. He is currently a member at Terminal City Glass Co-op and full time glassblower for Bocci Design/Manufacturing in Vancouver. 

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