Intro to Glassblowing: Tumblers Glasses

at Brooklyn Glass - Gowanus

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$220 5 seats left
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Sat, Apr 13, 4:00pm - 9:00pm

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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.


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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Refund Policy
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 Dates (7)
Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
4:00pm - 9:00pm TBD 1 $220
11:00am - 4:00pm Brooklyn Glass Instructors 1 $220
4:00pm - 9:00pm Brooklyn Glass Instructors 1 $220
2:00pm - 7:00pm Brooklyn Glass Instructors 1 $220
11:00am - 4:00pm Brooklyn Glass Instructors 1 $220
Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
4:00pm - 9:00pm Brooklyn Glass Instructors 1 $220
4:00pm - 9:00pm Brooklyn Glass Instructors 1 $220

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Question from Ellen M.
What is the estimated number of glasses you make for $195?
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi Ellen! One to two, plus most likely a flower and a paperweight. Flowers and Paperweights are formed at the beginning of every class at Brooklyn Glass to teach the student how to handle the glass. Then they move onto making Tumblers. Hope this helps.
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.
Answer from Mary A. Verified Student
2. One was smaller than the other.
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Reviews of Classes at Brooklyn Glass (313)

(313 Reviews)
Intro to Glassblowing: Tumblers Glasses
Reviewed by Anonymous on 2/18/2019
The class was very informative and a great intro to glass making.
Intro to Glassblowing: Tumblers Glasses
Reviewed by Dylan R. on 12/10/2018
This class was so fun, and so informative!! I want to go back and learn more!
Intro to Glassblowing: Tumblers Glasses
Reviewed by Melissa W. on 7/18/2018
The class was lots of fun and the instructors were all fantastic. I didn’t give 5 stars because I think there was a lot of wasted time for a “lunch break” and 1/2 demonstration which took place at the end of the day
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.
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