G201e15 Advanced Techniques
Location: Indianapolis Art Center
Room: Glass Studio
Aug 30-Dec 14, 2012
Meets 6:30 PM-9:30 PM
(Member Discount Available)
Status: This program is completed
If you have basic glass blowing skills, learn to work hotter, thinner, and faster to make well formed and evenly blown vessel bodies. This class will provide a firm foundation in the basic movements glassblowing. Drawing and teamwork will be stressed in creation of these objects. When students have mastered basic vessel forms we will introduce various color applications to enhance the beauty of the objects. Instructor email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Please Note: No class meeting November 22 due to Thanksgiving.
- Bring sunglasses and wear a cotton shirt and pants to work the first day. No sandals, shorts or synthetics.
- Please keep in mind this studio has high heat temperatures. Participants must have a minimum height of 56 inches to be able to independently look into the furnace, have full vision capabilities, gripping strength with both hands and have adequate hand-eye coordination.
Instructor -- Ben Johnson
Received a BFA from Kent State University and continued his education at the Corning Museum, Pilchuck and the Scuola del Vetro Abate Zanetti in Italy. He has taught glass blowing at the Indianapolis Art Center and Diablo Glass in Boston. He has also assisted classes at Penland, Haystack Mountain and Ox-Bow School of Crafts. Johnson has received numerous awards for his glass work and exhibits throughout the United States.
For any questions regarding this class and/or supply list, please contact the instructor: Email Ben.
- Students must provide own glass color.