Michael Helt

Michael Helt is a New York City native and lives in Brooklyn. He received his BFA in Sculpture from Pratt Institute currently works at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.  He has worked with divergent material from stone to plastics, always looking for a technical mastery of the medium in which he is creating.   Michael’s concentrates primarily on   flame working with borosilicate glass.   Michael finds that glass is an ideal medium to manipulate and experiment with to create object of unique beauty. 

Glass Implosions

Class Type
Course start date(s)
2018-03-10T11:00:00
Course Frequency
Instructor

Michael Helt

Michael Helt

Michael Helt is a New York City native and lives in Brooklyn. He received his BFA in Sculpture from Pratt Institute currently works at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.  He has worked with divergent material from stone to plastics, always looking for a technical mastery of the medium in which he is creating.   Michael’s concentrates primarily on   flame working with borosilicate glass.   Michael finds that glass is an ideal medium to manipulate and experiment with to create object of unique beauty. 

Price
$195.00
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Flame working, implosions, forms, borosilicate, glass, colors, torch, solid forms,

Glass Implosions

Glass implosions

Learn how to shape and control molten glass on the torch. In this one day class we will work by shifting from blown to solid forms. By applying color to the outside of a blown spheres and imploding them we can create pattern and form under a lens of clear.
 

Beginners welcomed.

Filled with Fire: Bottle Vessel Vase

Class Type
Course start date(s)
2017-09-02T11:00:00
2017-09-02T11:00:00
Course Frequency
Instructor

Michael Helt

Michael Helt

Michael Helt is a New York City native and lives in Brooklyn. He received his BFA in Sculpture from Pratt Institute currently works at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.  He has worked with divergent material from stone to plastics, always looking for a technical mastery of the medium in which he is creating.   Michael’s concentrates primarily on   flame working with borosilicate glass.   Michael finds that glass is an ideal medium to manipulate and experiment with to create object of unique beauty. 

Price
$195.00
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Flame working, glass blowing, glass, vase, torch, vase, perfume bottle, forms,

Filled with Fire: Bottle Vessel Vase 

Flame working vases

Bloom in Flame

Class Type
Course start date(s)
2017-05-06T23:00:00
Course Frequency
Instructor

Michael Helt

Michael Helt

Michael Helt is a New York City native and lives in Brooklyn. He received his BFA in Sculpture from Pratt Institute currently works at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.  He has worked with divergent material from stone to plastics, always looking for a technical mastery of the medium in which he is creating.   Michael’s concentrates primarily on   flame working with borosilicate glass.   Michael finds that glass is an ideal medium to manipulate and experiment with to create object of unique beauty. 

Price
$195.00
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flame working, eggs, glass, flower, fun, mother's day, pendant, paperweight

Bloom in Flame

Flower
Work at the torch to create colorful flowers encased in clear glass.  Learn flame-working techniques and how to work with molten glass by creating patterns and compressing them into flower marbles, pendants, or paper weights.

 

2,800º Introduction to Flame Working

Class Type
Course start date(s)
2017-03-04T11:00:00
Course Frequency
Instructor

Michael Helt

Michael Helt

Michael Helt is a New York City native and lives in Brooklyn. He received his BFA in Sculpture from Pratt Institute currently works at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.  He has worked with divergent material from stone to plastics, always looking for a technical mastery of the medium in which he is creating.   Michael’s concentrates primarily on   flame working with borosilicate glass.   Michael finds that glass is an ideal medium to manipulate and experiment with to create object of unique beauty. 

Price
$195.00
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fun, ornaments, flameworking , gift, pendants, necklaces, marbles, implosion, explosion

2,800º Introduction to Flame Working

Glass Implosion

Learn to melt and form Borosilicate Glass on the torch. Students will learn the basics of flame working and have a opportunity to create unique pieces of their own.

 

Hearts on Fire

Class Type
Course start date(s)
2017-02-12T11:00:00
Course Frequency
Instructor

Michael Helt

Michael Helt

Michael Helt is a New York City native and lives in Brooklyn. He received his BFA in Sculpture from Pratt Institute currently works at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.  He has worked with divergent material from stone to plastics, always looking for a technical mastery of the medium in which he is creating.   Michael’s concentrates primarily on   flame working with borosilicate glass.   Michael finds that glass is an ideal medium to manipulate and experiment with to create object of unique beauty. 

Price
$195.00
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flame working, gift, jewelry, glass, class, pendants, St. Valentine, heart, love,

Hearts on Fire

Hearts on fire

Get into the Valentine’s Day spirit by creating your own hand-crafted heart pendants!

This class is open to beginners and will guide the student’s into melting borosilicate glass over a torch and sculpting it into wearable hearts!

Show your significant other how much they mean to you with your hand-made creation.