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    Glassblowing Sampler

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    You know what they say about people who live in glass houses: They should learn how to shape glass. Come on into Diablo Glass School and get a taste of the ancient art of glassblowing. This sampler class is the best way to enjoy the excitement of playing with molten glass -- by making your very own souvenir. You'll learn how to gather glass from the furnace, and then control and shape it. The experienced teachers will help you make a colorful paperweight for you to exhibit as your trophy. Take this course and you'll never need another repairman again! If you live in a glass house, that is.
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    Glassblowing Sampler

    123 Terrace St, Boston

    • Explore the art of glass blowing by playing with molten glass
    • Make your very own colorful paperweight
    • Learn how to control, shape, and to "gather" molten glass from a furnace
    • Enjoy learning a unique craft in an incredibly warm and inviting setting
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    Flame Working: Marbles

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    Ah, marbles, a favorite childhood game. Remember collecting these glass beauties? Add to that collection. Using either Moretti or Borosilicate glass, you will learn how to make several styles of marbles such as complex twists, raked designs, and paperweight-style encased flowers. Experienced instructors will also teach you the techniques for encasing marbles for a magnifying effect, and how to make glass stands to proudly display your creations. Demonstrations will alternate with plenty of working time. After class, maybe play a quick game of marbles.
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    Flame Working: Marbles

    123 Terrace St, Boston

    • Learn how to make several styles of marbles such as twists, ranked designs, and paperweight-style encased flowers
    • Explore the techniques for encasing marbles for a magnifying effect
    • Make glass stands to proudly display your creations
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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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    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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    Glassblowing Workshop

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    Does your life need a bit more heat and creativity? Of course it does. Get your creative start now by working with molten glass, an ancient process still used today. During this one-hour workshop, you'll make a pumpkin, paperweight, or an ornament. Pick your favorite colors and a professional instructor will help you do the rest. You will have something of your own making to take home! You craftsy creator, you!
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    Glassblowing Workshop

    416 Lenox St, Norwood

    • Work with molten glass to create a pumpkin, paperweight, or ornament
    • Color your glass-blown piece of art
    • Express your creativity through the ancient process of glass blowing
    • Enjoy meeting other craftsmen in the making!
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    Glassblowing: Paperweights

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    Do you ever feel that all of the paper on your desk is weighing you down? Sounds like it's time to turn the tables. Get on top of your paper game by making your own hand crafted paper weight at Diablo Glass School. The glass paperweight is the first step for anyone interested in working with hot glass. This introductory class guides the first-time glass artist through the most crucial skills. In a fun and informative manner, experienced instructors will introduce you to tools, safety, and basic glass theory. You'll learn how to gather glass from the furnace, how to shape and control it, and how to apply color to the glass. You'll create your own gorgeous handmade paperweight and leave with a strong foundation for future exploration. Take THAT, paper stack!
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    Glassblowing: Paperweights

    123 Terrace St, Boston

    • Work with hot glass in a fun and informative manner
    • Become familiar with the tools, safety, and basic glass theory of glass making
    • Gather glass from a furnace, and learn how to shape, control, and apply color to the glass
    • Create a gorgeous, handmade paperweight
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    Glassblowing

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    Delve deeper into the fun of hot glass in this three-hour class. First, make a simpler piece; choose from a pumpkin, paperweight or an ornament. You'll then have your choice of a larger and more involved piece to make. Choices include a tall-tumbler, scalloped-bowl, vase, 2nd pumpkin or a footed-bowl. Pick your favorite colors or work with clear glass. Then, let the professional instructors help you do the rest. You'll have something of your own making to take home. So what are you waiting for? Get out there and blow some glass like an ancient Egyptian!
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    Glassblowing

    416 Lenox St, Norwood

    • Express your creativity through the ancient process of glass blowing
    • Work with molten glass to create a pumpkin, paperweight, or ornament, and then a larger object of your own
    • Color your glass-blown piece of art
    • Enjoy meeting other craftsmen in the making!
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    Glassblowing 101 : Drinking Glasses

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    Like in ancient Greece, you sculpted glass into your cups. Wine was sipped from a utensil that took days to produce. This two-day introduction to glassblowing will guide first timers, and others looking to brush-up on their skills, through the fundamentals of gathering glass from the furnace, vocabulary, tools, and safety. You will start with one of Diablo's core exercises: the paperweight. Then the class will be introduced to the blown bubble through a series of demonstrations and hands-on exercises. You will then apply the color and blowing techniques learned to create your very own colorful drinking glass.
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    Glassblowing 101 : Drinking Glasses

    123 Terrace St, Boston

    • Learn the fundamentals of glassblowing, including vocabulary, tools, and safety
    • Apply color and blowing techniques to create your own, colorful drinking glass
    • Practice gathering glass from a furnace
    • No experience necessary
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