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Intro to Glassblowing Weekend

January 15th - January 16th
Alex Demmerle |

Interested in learning the ancient art of glassblowing? Look no further than this weekend workshop. This beginner-friendly class will cover the fundamentals of working with furnace glass: gathering, shaping, blowing etc. Collaborating in teams, students will learn to use tools to manipulate and control the molten glass and explore basic color application techniques. Every student can expect to leave this two-day workshop with the ability to create simple functional forms of their own design along with an enhanced appreciation for the rich history of glassmaking.

This is an in-person class taking place on-site at UrbanGlass. Health and safety guidelines will be emailed to you upon registration.

As of September 7, proof of at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine must be shown for in-person classes and studio access. Proof of vaccination* can be shown via:

  • CDC Paper Card
  • Digital Record or Copy of Vaccination Card
  • NYC COVID Safe App
  • Excelsior Pass

Please bring your vaccine record for a visual check on the first day of class.
*Any WHO approved vaccines are accepted as part of the city’s order.

Class Schedule
  • 2 Sessions: January 15 — January 16
    Saturday, 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location
UrbanGlass Studio
647 Fulton St
Brooklyn, NY 11217
Instructor

Alex Demmerle

Alexander is a Brooklyn-based artist whose practice revolves around glassblowing and kiln casting. Inspired by historical glassmaking techniques and the material and social role that glass has played across times…

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