Experiment in Glass

July 9th - July 13th
Kazuki Takizawa |

While honing your skills is an integral part of being a glassblower, it is also important to take a moment to step away from techniques and allow yourself some room for new discoveries. Through technical skill building exercises and mini experiments, students will challenge themselves in finding their own perfect harmony between technique and expression. We will all ask ourselves the question, “what if I do this to glass?” and pursue our own individual wonders about the material. Working in this class environment will allow us to help each other in the process of troubleshooting. We will assist each other in refining ideas to completion. Demonstrations will include a mix of fundamental and unorthodox glass forming techniques. We will consider the pros and cons of different ways to put together smaller parts to construct a bigger piece. Bring your wild ideas that you have about glass, and be expressive in this fun and creative class setting.

We will learn how to use the garage and hot torch properly to help us with hot glass construction. This class is suitable for students with beginning or intermediate level of experience in glassblowing. This class will give the students the opportunity to work towards finding their own voice in glass.

Kazuki Takizawa
Intensive | 5 sessions 
July 9 - 13, 6:00 - 10:00pm

This class has access to Student Hours for the semester, dedicated hours open to student use. Glass processes take practice, so utilize this free time in our studios to learn! For details call (718) 625-3685.

Class Schedule
  • Intensive | 5 Sessions: July 9 — July 13
    Monday, 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location
UrbanGlass Studio
647 Fulton St
Brooklyn, NY 11217
Instructor

Kazuki Takizawa

Kazuki Takizawa is a Japanese glass artist currently based in Los Angeles, California. He graduated from the University of Hawaii at Manoa with High Honors in 2010. He has since worked and taught at various glass educational facilities including Pilchuck Glass School and Public Glass. 

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