8 Week Intermediate Flameworking

flame working

Prerequisites: Intro to flame working glass fabrication or prior flameworking glass experience.

Course Description:

This 8 week course covers the basic fundamentals for working with hollow borosilicate glass.

Students will explore shaping and forming hollow glass through a variety techniques. Demonstrations combined with student work time and individual student-teacher instruction will make up the core curriculum.

Course Goals and Objectives:

-Review of any introductory level of technical proficiency with flame-worked borosilicate glass

-Learning new vocabulary with hollow flameworking techniques

-Understanding safe and courteous operating procedures in the glass studio

-To be able to create hollow forms

- To combine hollow techniques with solid techniques