Beginner Glassblowing

Four Week Beginning Glassblowing Class:

What: The Beginner Glassblowing Class is designed to provide participants with the basic introductory glassblowing skills necessary to complete simple vessels. No previous glassblowing experience is required. Class size is only 3 students per class allowing for individualized instruction and maximum furnace time. Students should expect to complete the course having made 7-9 pieces of handmade, custom glass.

When: Classes meet once a week on the same day for four weeks. Typically, sessions will be held on a Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday evening from 6:00-9:00pm. Additional sessions available based on demand!

Cost: $345 ($125 non-refundable deposit upon registration) The balance is due in its entirety at the first class. Sign-up with a friend and you both save $20.

Ages: Ages  11 and up.

– All tools and materials necessary for the class are included in the cost of the course.
– Open toed shoes are not permitted.
– Consider the heat of the equipment when preparing for class. Feel free to bring drinks and food.
– Participants are required to sign a liability release form prior to the start of class.

Private Beginner Glassblowing Instruction:

What: Participant works one-on-one with an experienced glass artist. This is the fastest way to develop glassblowing skills as a beginner.

When: Private instruction is available on a much more flexible schedule determined by your needs and our schedule.

Cost: $85/hour. A minimum of three hours is necessary in order to learn the fundamentals.

Your place is warm and welcoming and your teaching style is wonderful. The perfect balance of instruction and assistance. I felt that I was doing it and could truly take ownership of the piece I created yet you were there every step. I’ve looked around the Charlotte area and have found nothing like what you’ve created. I wish you all the success you deserve and hope to see you again in the future.