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    Glassblowing: Plate Making

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    What if you made all of your dinnerware? No plate went produced without touching your hands. Crazy, right? Well, not really. This introduction to kiln forming guides you through the process of creating the most traditional fused glass form: the plate. You'll learn basic kiln forming theory, design and color applications. Once you have the basics down, you'll return for day two, when basic cutting techniques will be covered, such as straight lines and curves. Sculpt your dinnerware with your bare hands. It's damn impressive.
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    Glassblowing: Plate Making

    123 Terrace St, Boston

    • Explore the process of creating the most traditional fused glass form, the plate
    • Apply basic kiln forming theory, design, and color applications
    • Learn to cut glass with straight lines and curves
    • No experience necessary
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    Glass Judaica Class: Menorahs, Seder and Challah Plates

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    Looking to add a handcrafted heirloom to your home decor? You could scour the flea markets and antique stores and shell out big bucks for something that somebody else made ... Or you could go DIY with this introductory glass workshop! You'll be working towards creating a menorah, or a seder or challah plate, assembling your chosen project piece by piece. In the process, you'll learn techniques used by Judaic artists for thousands of years, including fusing, slumping, and essential kiln forming theory. The end result will be stunning piece that will grace your home for years to come! Pretty glassy, huh?
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    Glass Judaica Class: Menorahs, Seder and Challah Plates

    123 Terrace St, Boston

    • Learn to make a decorative glass piece during an introductory craftsmanship workshop
    • Work with a kiln and learn to fuse and slump glass into a desired form
    • Finish the class with a menorah and seder or challah plate
    • Enhance your artistic skills and bring out your creative side
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    Glassblowing TEEN CAMP - 4 day Summer Intensives

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    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.
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    Glassblowing TEEN CAMP - 4 day Summer Intensives

    123 Terrace St, Boston

    • 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.
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    Flame Working TEEN CAMP- 4 day Summer Intensives

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    Flame working takes glass into a small and delicate world, teens interested in focusing on color and fine details will enjoy the flame studio. In this class, teens will learn how to make beautiful glass beads using a stationary bench torch. They will be working on a mandrel, using soft glass to build colorful glass pieces. After a discussion of studio set-up and safety, demonstrations will introduce students to the use of heat and gravity to shape molten glass. Techniques such as dot application, marvering, stringers, annealing and bead cleaning, will all be covered. In the afternoon students will move into the kiln forming studio. Here 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.
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    Flame Working TEEN CAMP- 4 day Summer Intensives

    123 Terrace St, Boston

    • Learn how to melt and manipulate, shape and color molten glass at a bench torch
    • 4 consecutive days of class time will allow studentd to receive a comprehensive introduction to the art of flame working
    • Create your own, unique glass pieces
    • No experience necessary
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    Fused Glass 101

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    This two-day long hands-on workshop will teach you the basics of creating your own glass artwork, including several necklace pendants, coasters, ornaments, suncatchers, tiles and a fused and slumped plate or bowl. Under careful instruction you'll design and customize your unique creations with colorful glass pieces and powders. Here, gain in-depth training on creating fused glass pieces by forming glass in the kiln. Additionally, learn all of the fundamentals of glass fusing, including glass cutting, kiln forming theory, tack-fusing and an introduction to all of the necessary tools. Once you've completed the course you'll walk away with beautiful, handcrafted pieces made completely by you, along with the skills to help you create many more.
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    Fused Glass 101

    123 Terrace St, Boston

    • Learn the principles behind fusing glass in this two-day long creative workshop
    • Make your own pendants, coasters, ornaments and dinnerware using colorful glass
    • Utilize glass powders and pieces to customize your creation
    • Gain training in the fundamentals of glass fusing to create your own unique piece of artwork
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    Fused Glass Pendants

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    For nearly 2,000 years, fusing was the primary method for making small glass objects. Those relics in the museum were all fused. Return to those days and create something equally beautiful. This class will introduce you to the basic principles behind forming glass in the kiln to create beautiful fused glass pendants. You will be introduced to all of the tools, basic glass cutting and kiln forming theory. When these one of a kind pieces come out of the kiln, a Diablo staff member will attach a sterling silver bail by which to hang your pieces.
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    Fused Glass Pendants

    123 Terrace St, Boston

    • Learn the principles behind forming glass in the kiln to create beautiful, fused pendants
    • Become familiar with the tools, kiln theory, and basic glass cutting skills
    • Craft a unique pendant of your own
    • No experience necessary
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