Intro to Soft Glass: Glassimals

April 27th, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Richard Paz |

Explore the fauna of the world in this fun introductory class! Students will be introduced to the fundamentals of flameworking by creating beads and small sculptures inspired by animals. The class will explore the basics of sculpting and surface design, and touch on concepts like tool use, annealing, studio safety, and more! You can expect to make between 2 - 6 successful glass critters in this class, and a couple failures, while gaining confidence and a solid foundation working with soft glass. 

What to expect: Flameworking with soft glass requires a little practice at heat control with the torch to create successful sculptures. After demonstrations, expect to make between 2 - 6 successful objects in this class, and a couple failures, while gaining confidence and skill in the studio. Read more about how to prepare for class on our Registration Info page. 

Eligibility: No previous experience required. Open to ages 14 and up.

Pick-up: The glass needs to cool down overnight, so the students will have to return to UrbanGlass once notified to pick up their work. 

Class Schedule
  • 1 Session: April 27th
    Saturday, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
UrbanGlass Studio
647 Fulton St
Brooklyn, NY 11217

Richard Paz

Richard Paz is a multidisciplinary visual artist and educator, based in Newark, New Jersey. Paz utilizes a variety of media to explore ideas surrounding personal identity, relationships, and social issues. For over nineteen years, Richard has developed his skills in glass, creating sculptural work and statement jewelry. 

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