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Glassblowing Workshops

Come and experience the magic of molten glass!  Our glassblowing workshops give you the opportunity to try working with this fun and exciting medium. No experience is necessary, just a sense of adventure and a desire to try something new.  You will learn the techniques and steps involved to shape molten glass into a finished object. Two students per workshop ensure maximum time with the instructor. You can register as a pair, or sign up alone and meet a new friend!

HALF DAY BEGINNER GLASSBLOWING WORKSHOP

Students Making Glass Ornaments

$110/person
morning or afternoon (3 hours)
2 participants (we require two participants to hold the class)
Ages 14 and up

Go wild with glass in this half-day workshop.  Each workshop begins with safety instructions and an overview of working with glass. You start by learning to make a hollow glass ornament while getting comfortable with the tools and techniques of working with molten glass.  Next, you will choose colours and make your very own drinking glass.  Glass projects will be slowly cooled overnight and can be picked up the following day.

To register, please contact me to book a workshop time and day.

FULL DAY BEGINNER GLASSBLOWING WORKSHOP

Student Making a Glass Bowl

$220/person
10am – 4pm (6 hours)
2 participants (we require two participants to hold the class)
Ages 14 and up

Explore your potential in this full-day workshop.  Each workshop begins with safety instructions and an overview of working with glass. You start by learning solid glassworking first, making a wine stopper and a flower while getting comfortable with the tools and techniques of working with molten glass.  Next, you will choose colours and inflate glass to make your very own hollow blown glass ornament. Lastly you will learn the basics of a making a vessel, creating a cup to hold your favourite cold drink and either a bowl or a vase.  Glass projects will be slowly cooled overnight and can be picked up two days later to allow for coldworking.

To register, please contact me to book a workshop day.

GLASS ORNAMENT MAKING WORKSHOP

Glass Ornaments$65/person
2 participants (we require two participants to hold the class)
Ages 10 and up

Learn to make a beautiful hollow glass ornament!  Choose your colours, then roll the hot glass, shape it and inflate it into a round shape.  By adding a solid glass hook to the top, it can hang in a window or on a branch.  You will make 2 ornaments in your class—keep both or give one to someone you love!

Glass projects will be slowly cooled overnight and can be picked up the following day.

GLASS PAPERWEIGHT MAKING WORKSHOP

Glass Paperweights

$45/person
2 participants (we require two participants to hold the class)
Ages 7 and up

Learn to make a solid glass paperweight in this fun and fast glass workshop!  Choose your colours, then twist, turn, pull and swirl the hot glass to great a unique and mesmerizing paperweight.  You will make one paperweight in this workshop.

Glass projects will be slowly cooled overnight and can be picked up the two days later.

ONE-ON-ONE WORKSHOPS

One-on-one beginner glassblowing workshops are available in either half day or full day workshops.  Please contact me for prices and to book a time/day.

 


What people are saying:

“Kate, you totally exceeded our expectations & blew our minds. We left the class filled with a sense of accomplishment & satisfaction. You’re a great teacher, and also made it a lot fun at the same time…a rare combination.” – Ellen and Carolyn