Introduction to Flameworking
November 3 & 4, 2018
Saturday and Sunday, November 3 & 4, 2018
10 am to 5 pm
Instructor: Sonya Labrie
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. All materials are included in the cost.
Students who have taken this class are eligible to attend Newbie Night.
About the Instructor
Sonya Labrie is a graduate of the Craft & Design Program majoring in glass, at Sheridan College (SOCAD) in Oakville, ON. She works and teaches at several glass facilities in Vancouver and has been the recipient of many prestigious awards for glass arts.