Glassblowing TEEN CAMP - 4 day Summer Intensives

What to expect
  • Students will learn how to gather, shape, manipulate and add color to molten glass
  • Learn how to work in a team with other students to create unique glass piece
  • Spend 4 consecutive days learning about a variety of techniques, creating your own cups, paperweights and sculpture
  • Walk away from the class with a several pieces of artwork that are completely your own.
Teens who are interested in working in a team atmosphere with a lot of physical activity will enjoy working in the glass blowing shop. Diablo’s experienced instructors will guide teens through a series of demonstrations and hands-on exercises to build their understanding of the medium. There is a three students to one instructor ratio in the hot shop to ensure safety and plenty of individual instruction. First, students will learn basic glass manipulation by creating a paperweight. They will move on to learn how to introduce air into the piece to create a bubble. From there, students can make glasses and small vases. In the afternoon students will move into the kiln forming studio. There they will assemble pieces of glass that they will heat in the kiln to create a fused piece of glass. Their first assignment will be to make some pendants. They will learn basic glass cutting techniques, along with kiln forming and color theory to create coasters and plates.

Note: This is a 4 day class running each week June-August and December-January geared towards students 12-18 years old. Class is in session Monday-Thursday 9am-4pm.

Students will spend 9-12 working in the hot shop blowing glass, after an hours lunch students will switch studios and work in the flat shop on fused glass projects 1-4pm.

Key Highlights
Price $650.00 per guest
Duration / Session 7 hours
# Sessions 4
Cancellation notice must be given at least 7 days prior to the scheduled activity to receive a full refund. If you cancel within 7 days, you can receive a refund less a $20 processing fee.

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