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Our instructors are all professional practicing artists who share a passion for teaching. Specializing in glassblowing, neon, flameworking and coldworking, our diverse faculty is comprised of expert creative artists and craftspeople from around the world.

Day Time Intro To Glassblowing

Glassblowing student

Come to the Studio and learn an exiting new skill.

Learn to blow glass!

For beginners who want to explore and start their glass journey, learn the basics of working with molten glass. You will discover the basic techniques of gathering and shaping hot glass and then learn how to create various glass blown shapes.

Flameworking Fridays

Pendants

Come spend a night with Brooklyn Glass and create colorful pendant necklaces. In this three hour workshop, you will get a crash course in playing with fire in our flameworking studio. Unwind on Friday nights in this fun-filled evening of glass art!

Class does not include necklace, glass pendant only

 

6 Week of Sunday Morning Glass

Students

For the beginner who wants to start their glass journey and to learn the basics of working with 2100 degree molten glass.

Students begin with the basic techniques of gathering and shaping hot glass and then learn how to create various blown shapes like cups, bowls, plates, bottles and more.

Intermediate Glass Blowing: 8 Week 

Refine your basic glassblowing skills and discover new techniques behind mastering hot glass.

Students will brush up on the fundamentals before diving into the world of set-ups, spot heating and faster execution.

Learn to make various forms with an emphasis on technique. More time at the bench and a stronger foundation in the medium will prepare you for advanced level classes.

One Day Glass Blowing Workshop

This class is great for the curious at heart who wants to learn more about making glass by hand. Students will begin to learn about the fluid nature of glass by working directly with the 2100 degree molten glass to form and shape it into beautiful hand crafted art objects.

Each student should expect a hands on experience and to work as team to help complete their projects.

No experience necessary

11am- 4pm

 

Intro to Neon Weekend Intensive: 2 Days

In Brooklyn Glass’s intensive weekend neon workshop students will dive right in and practice basic neon tube bending techniques, and learn how to wire and hang neon units.

Students can expect to finish one small neon project (both designed and bent by the student with assistance from instructors) by the end of the 2 day course.

Intro to Glass Blowing: 8 Week Class

 

Esteban Salazar

For the beginner who wants to start their glass journey and to learn the basics of working with 2100 degree molten glass.

Students begin with the basic techniques of gathering and shaping hot glass and then learn how to create various blown shapes like cups, bowls, plates, bottles and more.

tumblersIntro to Glassblowing: Tumblers Glasses

Learn how to create your very own blown glass tumblers and highball in this one-day workshop.

Apply colors, patterns and enjoy a great introduction to glass blowing.

This class makes a wonderful gift as does the beautiful work that you will make.

Brooklyn Glass Instructors