Beginner Glassblowing: Next Steps <br> 4 Week Course <br> Apr 4 - Apr 25, 2024


4 Week Course
Thursdays, Apr 4 - Apr 25, 2024
6:30-10:00 pm
Instructor: Hope Forstenzer & Sonya Labrie
Cost: $655 ($687.75 inc GST)

In this course you will take the next steps to becoming a more confident, comfortable glassblower. Through demonstrations and drills, you will learn more basic skills and practice gathering, marvering, punties, jacklines, bits and more. Discussions on design and execution, colours, setting up your bubble and more.

Students must have taken one Introduction to Glassblowing class (weekend workshop or 6-week course.) All materials included. 16+

Completion of this course may qualify you for Newbie Night, depending on your previous glassblowing experience. Please see our Newbie Night page for details.

About the Instructors

Hope Forstenzer has 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. 

Sonya Labrie works and teaches at several glass facilities in Vancouver and has been the recipient of many prestigious awards for glass arts. She is a graduate of the Craft & Design Program majoring in glass, at Sheridan College (SOCAD) in Oakville, ON.

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