Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Ace
10 remaining of 10
Instructors: Brent Rogers and Beccy Feather
This class will focus on the flow of liquids in glass products such as coffee brewing, distillation and water recycling systems. Daily demonstrations and practice time will provide a strong foundation in Borosilicate flameworking technique. We will discuss the proper way to approach and execute hollow and solid seals, coils, pulling points, bridging, internal plumbing, hollow ring seals, scientific joint making, solid sculptural application and more! Planning, forethought and perseverance will be the key to success during this week-long class.
You will gain confidence in manipulating complex forms and intricate shapes. This class is aimed at flameworkers with prior experience at the torch who wish to gain a better understanding of how to join, move and create form in glass.
Brent Rogers was born and raised in Seattle, Washington where he worked as a production glass blower and designer at the Glass eye studio. He has studied glass and illustration concepts at the Pratt Fine Art Center, Pilchuck Glass School and as an intern at Benjamin Moore Incorporated. He has taught at Pilchuck Glass School and has been a resident artist at Pittsburgh glass center and the Museum of Glass in Tacoma WA.
Beccy Feather is a British born glassmaker who lives and works in Bremerton,WA. Beccy has an MFA from Rochester Institute of Technology and has consistently pushed to elevate her artwork and invest in the education of the community. She navigates daily between the roles of production flame worker, artist, educator, and tea-drinker. Her art work is a mixture of fine craft, humor, and home science.