Intro to Glassblowing: Tumblers Glasses

Brooklyn Glass

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$195 6 seats left
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Sun, Jul 29, 2:00pm - 7:00pm

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Location:
Gowanus, Brooklyn
142 13th St
Btwn 2nd & 3rd Avenues
Brooklyn, New York 11215
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 15 and older
Average Class Size: 9

What you'll learn in this glass blowing class:

Learn how to create your very own blown glass tumblers and highball in this one-day workshop. Apply colors, patterns and enjoy a great introduction to glass blowing. This class makes a wonderful gift as does the beautiful work that you will make.

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Q: Can I take what I make home? 

A: Yes! You will absolutely be able to take home whatever you make.

Q: How many pieces will the students get to make/take?

A: The amount that he or she makes depends on them. They will go through various techniques, allowing the student to create multiple pieces.

Q: Are materials provided and included in cost of the class? 
A: Yes, all materials will be provided at no extra cost.

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Enrollment cancellations are not entitled to a refund. Transfers made outside of 15 days will not be subjected to processing fees. Within 15 days of the class, transfers are subjected to a 20% [of the original ticket price] fee. We cannot guarantee transfers made within 15 days of the class, although we will do our best to accommodate. *One transfer per student.

Brooklyn Glass Studio will remain open and classes will remain in session, so long as MTA is running. We cannot provide refunds or transfers for classes missed due to weather outside of this policy. 
To contact Brooklyn Glass regarding transfers, please call 718-569-2110 or email us at [email protected]

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Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
2:00pm - 7:00pm Brooklyn Glass Instructors 1 $195
4:00pm - 9:00pm Brooklyn Glass Instructors 1 $195
2:00pm - 7:00pm Brooklyn Glass Instructors 1 $195
2:00pm - 7:00pm Brooklyn Glass Instructors 1 $195

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Question from Katie U.
Anyone have a sense of how this glassblowing class is different from the other BG intro glassblowing course (same number of hours )?
Answer from S M G. Verified Student
I never took another course before this. I feel like I learned a lot in the amount of time I was there. I made 3 things, a tumbler, a bowl, and a paperweight. And none of them look like a child's art project from school! So we worked until the very end, not when we finished a project. There was time to do another, so we made another. Teachers were all nice and supportive.
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Reviews of Classes at Brooklyn Glass

(276 Reviews)
Intro to Glassblowing: Tumblers Glasses
Reviewed by Anna F. on 7/3/2018
Instructors were very technically skilled, personally fun to work with, and very patient with us newbies. The class was broken down into steps designed to gradually build on skill and use what was learned in each previous step. I loved the work, the process and the pieces i made. It was definitely great fun in a friendly supportive environment. Go Brooklyn Glass!
Intro to Glassblowing: Tumblers Glasses
Reviewed by Esther M. on 7/2/2018
I am happy that I took this class. The instructors are very knowledgeable and patient and present the techniques in a way that makes it feel manageable. I was nervous at first but there is a lot of support from the instructors as you are learning the various steps. It was fun to learn something totally new and gain an appreciation for the intricacies of blowing and shaping glass.
Intro to Glassblowing: Tumblers Glasses
Reviewed by Dana D. on 5/31/2018
Truth be told, I learned that glass blowing is not my forte. I found the class to be fairly stressful because I realized I have a fear of 2600 degree furnaces! That being said, the instructors, and especially David, were amazingly patient with my nerves and helpful throughout. The class size was small enough that I had a lot of one on one instruction. Miraculously, I left the class with an amazing and fully functional tumbler. Never been more proud of something I crafted!
Intro to Glassblowing: Tumblers Glasses
Reviewed by Jimmy M. on 5/14/2018
Overall, this was a very enjoyable experience. The class consisted of a mix of demonstrations of what was possible with glass, hands on work creating glass objects and touring and understanding the facilities at Brooklyn Glass. I had no idea how glass blowing worked going in, and left with a very clear picture of the overall process. The instructor let us known early on that making a tumbler is a pretty advanced piece of glass blowing, and that he would be assisting a lot. This was certainly the case, but I was very happy with the amount of hands on work we got to do during this course, including learning how to gather and manipulate glass. You get up close and personal with several furnaces, so a high tolerance for heat is required. I left with a very beautiful paperweight and a questionably beautiful (but no less meaningful!) tumbler. I would position this class more as good way to see whether glass blowing is for you before signing up for the 8 week course. Given the price, it may be worth jumping directly into the 8 week course if you're confident you will remain interested.
Intro to Glassblowing: Tumblers Glasses
Reviewed by Ben K. on 5/13/2018
Great class! Really enjoyed it and learned a lot.
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Brooklyn Glass assists the creative community by providing a studio environment for students, aspiring artists, and professionals working with glass. We are an advocate of the creative process, form, and innovative ideas. Brooklyn Glass enriches the cultural landscape and engages a vast creative community...

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