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Dancing on the Surface: Small Scale Glass & Metal

at UrbanGlass - Fort Greene
647 Fulton St, Brooklyn, New York 11217

Part 1 of this collaboration with BKMW will start in the Coldshop at UrbanGlass, exploring different ways to manipulate pre-cut pieces of glass, or “blanks”, into carved and faceted segments. Students will learn to use the lathe, flat wheels, sanding belts, and dremels to achieve texture and a variety of finishes,...

$620

6 sessions

Thankful for Neon

at UrbanGlass - Fort Greene
647 Fulton St, Brooklyn, New York 11217

In this fast-paced, weekend workshop, we will be racing through all the ways you can manipulate a glass tube to create your own, unique neon sign. The first day will be demonstration heavy, with plenty of time to practice seals, bends, and technique. Students will use the night between classes to process what they’ve learned and come up with a simple,...

$550

2 sessions

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Attaching, Bridging, Building

at UrbanGlass - Fort Greene
647 Fulton St, Brooklyn, New York 11217

This class will focus on the skills required for sturdy, stable construction of both solid and hollow forms including combining multiples to work on a larger scale. We’ll cover color application, geometric shapes, wearables, hollow seals and some blown forms using borosilicate glass. A fast paced class, students should be ready to build or enhance...

$780

5 sessions

Basics of Boro

at UrbanGlass - Fort Greene
647 Fulton St, Brooklyn, New York 11217

This two day workshop will solidify students basic flameworking skills. Using traditional techniques, we will make a variety of geometric shapes and animal forms.  The first day we will focus on solid sculpture, using colored and clear borosilicate glass cane. On day two, students will pull points to create functional hollow forms. Demonstrations...

$500

2 sessions

Production Cold Working

at UrbanGlass - Fort Greene
647 Fulton St, Brooklyn, New York 11217

An overview of production coldworking techniques. This class will give students the foundations to tackle multiples in the cold shop with an eye towards efficiency. We will cover the gamut in the cold shop from torch pop to final polish and drilling holes. All experience levels are welcome.  Q&A Q: Can I make up a class if I miss one?...

$375

2 sessions

Painting with Fire: All Ages Intro to Enamels

at UrbanGlass - Fort Greene
647 Fulton St, Brooklyn, New York 11217

This workshop will introduce students to a variety of techniques used to enamel glass. Students of all skill levels will paint imagery onto both flat and three-dimensional glass forms, using traditional methods in combination with their own creativity. This will include powder painting, reverse painting, and layering imagery.  During this workshop,...

$200

Introduction to Kiln Casting

at UrbanGlass - Fort Greene
647 Fulton St, Brooklyn, New York 11217

This three day workshop is packed with information about all your basic mold making needs for kiln casting.  In this introductory class, students will be working with clay and wax to create positives to be directly translated into glass.  Two high fire refractory molds will be prepared in the kilns to complete the process of melting glass...

$420

3 sessions

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Goblets, Break ‘Em Down

at UrbanGlass - Fort Greene
647 Fulton St, Brooklyn, New York 11217

This class is intended for the mid to advanced student looking to broaden their horizons and improve hand skills by way of the traditional Venetian goblet. With focus on teamwork, form and function, timing and garage work, students will leave the class with a better understanding of the material and how to assemble simple, as well...

$800

6 sessions

Stick It: Introduction to Glass Fusing

at UrbanGlass - Fort Greene
647 Fulton St, Brooklyn, New York 11217

This course is a one day introduction to fusing glass! Students will be encouraged to make both functional and experimental pieces by assembling colored sheet glass and fusing it in the kilns. You will learn techniques such as cutting, shaping, and tacking flat glass to make fun and interesting pieces. Open to all, ages 7 and up. Come melt, tack and...

$200

Layer Up: Glass Lamination

at UrbanGlass - Fort Greene
647 Fulton St, Brooklyn, New York 11217

Layers are not only the answer for cold seasons, they also have their merits in working with glass. Just like in fashion, when several layers of light clothing give us more options to face the elements and express our personal aesthetics, laminating layers of glass enriches one's artistic palette and expands technical vocabulary. This class will cover...

$400

2 sessions

Glass Conservation

at Brooklyn Brainery - Brooklyn Heights
647 Fulton St, Brooklyn, New York 11217

The Metropolitan Museum houses a world-class collection of glass objects spanning nearly 5000 years. Karen Stamm, the Met’s conservator of glass, will visit UrbanGlass to talk about caring for this large and varied collection.  The conservation of glass stands apart from the conservation of most other materials because it is transparent. Conserving...

$18

Busty in Brooklyn

at Brooklyn Glass - Gowanus
142 13th St, Brooklyn, New York 11215

In this one night only event, east and west coast neon mavens Meryl Pataky and Kate Hush join forces to bring you Busty in Brooklyn - an immersive neon workshop where each participant walks away with a beautiful pair of their very own neon knockers. Workshop attendees will be able to choose from several unique designs created by Pataky and...

$350

Mystery Mold

at UrbanGlass - Fort Greene
647 Fulton St, Brooklyn, New York 11217

Glass has the unique ability to take on the shape of a mold it is blown into, then freeze and hold its new form. This class will focus on the skills and techniques needed to blow glass into a wide variety of molds. Learn how to properly set up your bubble for different shapes, post gather, and work with color in conjunction with the design of your...

$880

5 sessions

Neon Tube Bending

at UrbanGlass - Fort Greene
647 Fulton St, Brooklyn, New York 11217

This is a class about the wonderful world of neon. We will take an in-depth look at glass bending processes required for neon tube production. Grant and Jeremy will demonstrate technique and explain how neon works. Class time will also include student torch time and one on one instruction. We will start at the most basic level and progress thru the...

$800

5 sessions

Bright and Shiny

at UrbanGlass - Fort Greene
647 Fulton St, Brooklyn, New York 11217

Do you like Bright AND Shiny objects? Let's explore how neon and glass sculpture can work together in unique and statement-making installations! Through drawing, discussions, and daydreaming, students will work towards creating parts for cohesive work. In the hot shop, we will focus on solid sculpting, creating new and exciting forms.  Students...

$880

5 sessions