Classes from GRT Hot Glass Studios

By: GRT Hot Glass Studios  09/04/2014
Keywords: Art Glass, Art School, Art Studio

Classes Personal Paperweight Session: This one hour sneak peek into the fast paced environment of our hot shop will teach individuals how to mold and shape glass in its molten form. After completing the session you will have your very own custom glass paperweight available for pick up the very next day! Tuition: $60 Bring a friend!: $100 Class length: 1 hour Class max: 2 person Introduction to Hot Glass: This class is perfect for a beginner who wants to learn how to form and shape glass through personalized instruction. In this 3 hour long class you and your classmates will learn about how and why glass works the way it does while making 2 custom glass pieces each; a paperweight and a flower. You will be able to pick up your custom pieces the very next day! Tuition: $90 per student Class length: 3 hours Class Max: 3 per instructor Glassblowing I: This beginner level glassblowing course will introduce students to the process and techniques involved in sculpting and blowing custom glass forms. We will focus on topics such as safety, glass terminology, tool use, and technique. Students will make glass objects such as paper weights, ornaments, cups, vases, bowls, sculpture and/or other forms to help build skills. Each student will keep a sketchbook and design their own pieces throughout the semester. Each week, a new technique will be introduced. For instance, color application, adding sculptural elements, cold working (cutting, grinding, and polishing), or some other new technique will be demonstrated at the beginning of class so that students can build upon their glass-working abilities. Do you have a group of four or more who want to learn glass blowing or hot glass sculpting together? Glassblowing I can be customized to fit the dates and times that your group can meet. Please email to request further information on any classes. Tuition: $480 per student Class length: (6 classes) 3 hours each Class Max: 3 per instructor Tuition is non-refundable and due in full at time of registration. Glassblowing II: This six-week course is designed for students who have taken the Glassblowing I course and wish to move on to new techniques and processes. The aim is to develop greater technical skill and for students to produce objects that they conceive and design themselves. Upon completion of this course, students will gain confidence in working with molten glass and be able to work independently with an assistant. Therefore, they become eligible to rent open studio time based on their schedule and studio availability. Tuition: $480 per student Class length: (6 classes) 3 hours each Class Max: 3 per instructor Tuition is non-refundable and due in full at time of registration. Private Instruction: Private glassblowing instruction is available for students from beginner to advanced level. This is a great way to develop skills fast. Private instruction is $60/hr and two or more hours are required. Private instruction may be combined with Open Studio Rental time (for qualified students) to maximize your educational experience. Please email to schedule your private instruction. Seasonal Sessions! Pumpkin paperweights, Christmas ornaments, Valentine hearts, four leaf clovers and so much more! We will have rotating special event lasses you and your friends an sign up for to make fun gifts and glass to commemorate the season. These sessions will run 2-3 hours in length depending on class size and are available for 4-6 people. Tuition: $90 per student Class length: 2-3 hours Class max: 6 students per instructor

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