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Mold Madness

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

The art of mold making can be translated into many forms and materials. This workshop will give you the knowledge of kiln casting glass using high temperature refractory molds.  Although concentrated on glass casting, in the process we will be covering techniques applicable to create multiples in a myriad of different medium. Basic cold working...

$650

6 sessions

Family Camp - Melting in the Heat: Intro to Fusing

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

This workshop is a beginning fusing glass class. Students will learn to cut, design patterns in glass, and experiment with kiln temperatures to create unique fused glass pieces. Playing with color, light, and collage, students with melt together glass to create new playful works of art. For Ages 11 and up, 9 with parent/guardian

$450

2 sessions

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Particle Theory

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

In this class, students will work with glass powders and frits in unconventional ways to create three-dimensional sculpture, objects and vessels. We will explore alternative mold materials, and work with stencils, kitchen tools, paper, and binders to create structures to apply the powders onto.  We will include natural phenomena such as sedimentation,...

$800

5 sessions

A Moving Solid: Introduction to Glassblowing

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

This class will serve as a platform to engage with the counterintuitive characteristics of molten glass as it moves through different states of matter. Students will be introduced to the hot shop, learning safety in the studio, and beginning their journey with this unusual material.  Students will learn hand and body skills to move fluidly in...

$800

6 sessions

Cutting Edge: Introduction to Waterjet

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

Waterjet cutting is a quick and accessible way to create multiple complex forms in glass.  In this workshop you will be introduced to 2D digital drawing using vector graphic software and shown how to prepare and finalise your designs ready for machining. We will visit a local manufacturer where you will be introduced to the basics of waterjet...

$880

5 sessions

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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

Flamework Ornaments

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

In this course students will learn to use hollow tubes along with various color applications to blow, shape and create unique Holiday ornaments. Using 3 different stylistic color techniques in combination with twisting, pulling and blowing the glass each student will learn and work to create their own collection of hand blown glass ornaments.

$475

2 sessions

Next Steps

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

In this intermediate glassblowing class, we will explore the skill set needed scale up, discuss mass vs volume, work on compound shapes, and expand our vocabulary as glassblowers. Catered towards students with previous experience in the hot shop, this class will allow students to begin exploring outside of their comfort zone, delving into asymmetry,...

$575

2 sessions

Bead Making: Mastering Sculptural Detail

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

This workshop is for anyone new to flameworking or those looking to refine their skills. Students will learn how to melt colorful rods of glass and form unique beads. The workshop will begin with basic round forms and dot layering; then move onto more complex shapes and patterns required to make various animals, skulls and robots.  ...

$500

4 sessions

Glass Harmonica-Zoetrope Hybrid

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

Complete Course Name: Glass Harmonica-Zoetrope Hybrid: A Special Event at UrbanGlass In this short workshop, join artist Christopher Duffy at the intersection of glass, sound, kinetics, light, and performance. A short lecture and discussion on the history, design, and construction of two antiquated audio visual devices, the Glass Harmonica...

$30

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

Illumination Information: Intro to Neon

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

In this introductory neon lighting course, students will be encouraged to create a project or series of projects by bending and assembling glass tubing into an illuminated design!  A series of tutorials will be given on fundamental safety, glass bending and splicing (welding) techniques, pattern drawing, wiring, and installation. Students will...

$800

6 sessions

Special Topics Series: Cold Shop Brainstorm

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

This class will focus on problem solving in the cold shop. Bring a troublesome project or an idea you would like to get off the ground. We will discuss the best way to approach the project, create a plan, and execute your ideas! All experience levels are welcome.

$375

2 sessions

Slumbering in Stone: Introduction to Carving

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

Carving in glass and stone involves both patience and foresight, requiring an ability to visualize three dimensional forms hidden within raw material. While there are various traditions of shaping hard siliceous materials, the coldshop offers a modern range of tools and processes utilizing diamond abrasion. This workshop will give students an introduction...

$400

2 sessions

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