Glass blowing Classes
Experience glassblowing with your friends, family and colleagues during a one hour “Make Your Own” workshop
take a 4 week Introduction to Glassblowing course. Sign up link at bottom of page.
blown glass ornaments by you
We will walk you step by step through the process of making an ornament of your very own. From applying color to the glass, heating your ornament and inflating it with air, you will experience first hand the thrill of making hand blown glass art.
$45 per person
glass Paperweight Class
In this class you will have a chance to create your own special paperweight. You will pick your colors and using special tools, you will create your own design on the inside of the paperweight. The sky is the limit!
$55 per person
Create Your Own Drinking Glass
During this class you will blow your own drinking glass. Pick your own combination of colors and away you go. We will work closely with you as you shape and even try opening the glass with special glass blowing tools. This is a very fun class that gives you memories each time you drink from your creation.
$60 per person
Make Your Own Glass Pumpkin
Making a glass pumpkin is always in season at the Gather Glass Blowing Studio! First you will choose from a wide variety of color options for your pumpkin. You will then be guided through the various steps of creating your pumpkin which include rolling molten glass in your color, inflating the pumpkin with air, using forms to give your pumpkin shape and definition, and finally helping to create your own unique pumpkin stem.
$65 per person
Make a Wavy Bowl
Making a wavy bowl is a fun experience! We start by having you choose the colors for your bowl. Then you will apply the color to the molten glass, use tools to shape the glass and inflate it with air. After we work with you to open the glass, you get to heat and spin the bowl into its final unique shape!
$85 per person
A fun and unique experience awaits
You can have up to 4 people in a one hour class. For bigger parties email us. We will make it happen!
Students can be as young as 8 years old.
We require 7 days notice to cancel or reschedule a class. If we cancel a class, students will be notified and offered another class or a full refund.
MEMORIAL KEEPSAKE CLASS
Let the memory of your loved one come to life in a swirl of bright colors in a material that lasts forever. Our experienced glass artists and teachers have a passion for creating custom glass memorials for the dearly departed. This is a unique, visual alternative to the classic urn, and only requires a spoonful of ashes, so no major commitments! This booking is for a private one hour studio session. Be as involved as you want in the process of making the memorial
$200 per person
Intro to glass
Over a period of 4 weeks, students will begin to learn the art and craft of glassblowing. Participants in this course will learn to gather, blow, and shape the molten glass on their own.
Next 4 week intro classes begin.
September 8th though the 29th 10 am to 12 pm every Sunday
September 11th to October 2nd 6 PM to 8 PM every Wednesday
Week 1 : Explore the tools of the trade
Intro to all glass tools and equipment
Learn to gather glass from the furnace
rolling techniques for gathers, punties and color
Week 2 : Shaping and forming
Intro to the mechanics of glass
Learn the basics of blocking glass
Explore various methods for shaping glass
Week 3 : Bubble blowing
Learn traditional bubble blowing methods and theory
Blow bubbles to be puntied
Week 4 : Drinking vessels
Use the skills learned in previous classes to form drinking glasses
Classes will only run with the minimum of three student
Maximum class size is 4 students
Students must make full course tuition payment to reserve a space in the course (SIGN UP HERE)
Students needing to withdraw from a course may do so up to 10 days before the start of the course for a full refund
Courses may be canceled due to insufficient enrollments.
If a course is canceled, enrolled students will be given a refund within 10 days of the cancellation
All materials included