Glass Blowing Level 2: Continuing The Hot Glass Journey



Description

Continue to consolidate your blowing skills and explore creating some more adventurous vessels or sculptures of your design.

Students will be guided by Patrick Wong and Miles Johnson through some extended techniques and will revisit the basics to ensure students feel confident in the hot shop. All materials are included in the class fee. Students must be 15yrs plus and able bodied. Students must have completed level 1 to enrol in this class.

Topics Cover:

  • Safety and correct studio practice
  • Introduction to tools and equipment
  • Introduction to the furnace and gathering molten glass
  • safe handling of glass
  • Introduction of solid working techniques (paperweights and other forms)
  • Introduction to blowing bubbles in glass
  • Development and techniques to manipulate the bubble
  • Introduction to vessel making
  • Introduction to colour into glass
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Class Schedule

Duration: 2 X 7 Hours

What you will learn
  • Safety and correct studio practice
  • Introduction to tools and equipment
  • Introduction to the furnace and gathering molten glass
What you will get
  • Expert tuition from an experienced teacher!

What to bring
  • Safety glasses, lunch and bottled water
What to wear

Long pants, closed toe and heeled shoes, natural fibre clothing, long hair tied back,

Appropriate for

Students who have completed level 1 glass blowing


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Blue Dog Glass

Vendor sincce 2016

Located in Mordialloc, Melbourne, Blue Dog Glass is a unique business dedicated to offering quality products, tuition and commissions in the field of kiln formed glass. We combine artistic flair, refined technique and practicality to produce items and services of true individuality. We stock an extensive selection of materials and tools for any glass enthusiast as well as providing specialist technical support.

As importers and distributors of Bullseye Glass and Paragon kiln products, our range of glass and products are of the highest quality. At  Blue Dog Glass we also provide a personalised commission service including cast hand prints, functional ware, business or sporting awards and architectural lighting design. Our team can collaborate with your business to produce design prototypes and items best suited to your needs.

Classes offered at Blue Dog Glass are conducted by professional artists and offer students the opportunity to learn in a friendly and creatively conducive environment. Our classes cater for absolute beginners and craft makers through to professional artists looking to expand their practice with specialist glass workshops.

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