Brooklyn Glass, Gowanus, Brooklyn

8 Week Intro to Flameworking

flame working

This 8-week introductory course covers the basic fundamental techniques for melting and forming borosilicate glass over a torch. Demonstrations combined with student work-time and individual student-teacher instruction will make up the core curriculum. This class will focus on working with solid glass rods, beginning with clear glass. Eventually, the students will move onto exploring color application and usage.

Course Goals and Objectives:

-Developing an introductory level of technical proficiency with flame-worker borosilicate glass

-Understanding safe procedures in the glass studio

-Cultivating a stronger vision for your continuing artistic pursuits.

Eight Week Course