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Whether you're an artist working in another medium, a collector, a college student, or just someone fascinated by glass, we've got something for you! Depending on your interests and schedule, you may choose anything from a quick Make-it-Now experience to an 8-week class or weeklong summer intensive. Our classes are taught by both local and international professional artists. If you want to see classes on a particular date, use our calendar.

Clearly Thinking

Summer Intensives

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Instructor: Jeff Ballard Do you want to work thinner, faster, and with more understanding? Without the distraction of color we can easily see what is happening to the glass; form,…

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Cultivating Casting: Lost Wax Kiln Casting

Summer Intensives

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Ace

Instructor: Evelyn Dunstan With the lost wax process, you can create anything. It offers creative freedom and versatility to combine sculptural form, texture, and color with the luminous…

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Exploring Metals in Lampwork Glass Beads

Summer Intensives

Intermediate, Advanced

Instructor: Lisa St. Martin For glass artists, so many of our materials revolve around metals. Glass is a metal and our colorants and lots of fun stuff are metals also. This…

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Gettin' Weird

Summer Intensives

Intermediate, Advanced

Instructor: Andrew Certo In this course, students will be challenged to find (or strengthen) their unique voice in glass. We will begin by sketching, building skills and discussing…

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Glassblowing with Found and Recycled Glass

Summer Intensives

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Ace

Instructors: Julian Maturino + Nanda Soderberg During this class, students will learn how to transform recycled and found glass via traditional glass working techniques in the hot and…

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Learning to Think On the Pipe

Summer Intensives

Advanced

Instructors: Karen Willenbrink-Johnsen & Jasen Johnsen In this advanced class Karen and Jasen are planning to share as many hot glass sculpting techniques that can fit in the…

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Making Your Mark

Summer Intensives

Intermediate, Advanced

Instructor: Clare Belfrage This class will focus on expressive uses of color and pattern in blown glass. With an emphasis on linking pattern and form, students will learn a range of ways…

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Murrine Methods

Summer Intensives

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Instructor: Penny Rakov In this class we will concentrate on the various methods that can be employed to create Murrine in the glass studio. Making and using Murrine does not…

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Playing with Sea Inhabitants

Summer Intensives

Intermediate, Advanced, Ace

Instructor: Mauro Vianello This class is for students who wish to broaden their knowledge and add techniques and forms to create sea creatures like fish, crabs, starfish, dolphins,…

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Reticello Is for Punks

Summer Intensives

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Instructor: Claire Kelly This class is for students who wish to start working with cane or are looking to practice more complicated work. The goal will be to learn to pull colored glass…

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Shaping Reality: Hollow Sculpting in the Flame

Summer Intensives

Intermediate, Advanced, Ace

Instructor: Chris Ahalt In this class students will learn how to sculpt, sculpt, sculpt! Hollow sculpting will be the main focus but we’ll mix in some classic Venetian techniques…

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SiO2 Flameworking (Int/Adv)

High School

Intermediate, Advanced

Continue where you left off in Intro to Flameworking. In this 12-week class, students will fine-tune their skills. The focus will be on color application, sculptures, independent projects…

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SiO2 Glassblowing (Int/Adv)

High School

Intermediate, Advanced

This 12-week intermediate class will take the fundamentals that students learned in the beginning class and elaborate on more difficult blown shapes as well as new color applications.…

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Sphere to There

Summer Intensives

Intermediate, Advanced

Instructor: Sean O'Neill In this class we will cover techniques in the hot and cold glass studios. Beginning with the humble sphere we will work on fundamental glassblowing…

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Summer 5-day Lunch Plan

Summer Intensives

All Skill Levels

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