Workshops for All Levels
Check out the Workshops offered at Hot Sand for the serious Glassblower or those looking to explore the world of glass in an more hands-on atmosphere:
GLASSBLOWING 101: THE HANDS-ON WORKSHOP
SCHEDULE WORKSHOP DATES COMING IN WINTER 2019:
Here’s your opportunity for a more hands-on version of our popular Glassblowing Activities. You'll have all the fun while our glass artists do the hard work! As always, we’ll explain the safety procedures and how to use the tools. After a demonstration you’ll get busy choosing colors and design elements. We’ll do the hot work of gathering molten glass on your pipe, but you’ll pretty much do the rest! Each participant will create two blown Glass Items from our Hands on Workshop Menu! Maximum six students. The tuition per person is $200 and includes 2 activities of bench time for each student. Max 2 Students/Instructor.
GLASSBLOWING 201: TOOLS & COLORS
Tuition: $300 PAYMENT DUE AT REGISTRATION
In this 2 Hour workshop, instructors will guide students through the fundamentals of glassblowing. We'll focus on safety and the proper use of tools. Following the concise demonstrations, instructors will set up each piece, so students can focus on pipe and tool skills. At the end of the workshop, students will have a variety of glasses of their own making. The tuition per student is $300 and includes bench time for each student.
GLASSBLOWING 301: GATHERING YOUR GLASS
In Hot Sand's most involved workshop, students will dive into the fundamentals of glassblowing. We’ll focus on safety and the proper use of tools. It’s very hands-on, with lots of practice time following our concise demonstrations. The big difference from the other workshops is that here students learn to gather from the furnace and set the glass up on the pipe themselves. By the end of the workshop, students will have a variety of simple bubbles and glasses of their own making. The tuition is $485 per student and includes several hours of bench time each.
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Jewelry Making Workshop
Glass fusing is the process of melting glass together in a kiln. In this workshop, students will learn different techniques to make one pair of fused earrings and a fused pendant. So, grab a friend and start the weekend off right with Hot Sand's Jewelry Making Workshop!! Single session. Maximum eight students. Tuition: $75. Call to schedule.