Glassmaking Classes at The Studio

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Borosilicate Marbles: Tiny Worlds Within

Classes

Date: 
May 26 - 28, 2017 10:00am to 4:00pm
Season: 
Spring
Technique: 
Flameworking
Level: 
All Levels
Duration: 
Weekend Workshop

Through demonstration and ample experimentation, students will explore some of the basics for making a borosilicate marble, such as basic encasement and tubing implosions, to create a tiny world within. Materials used may include gold, silver, copper, dichroic glass, Herkimer diamond, volcanic pebbles, and a wide spectrum of colored glass. Student questions will guide the demonstrations and discussion topics. All levels. Some torch experience preferred but not necessary.

$405.00
This class is full.

Instructor

Miles Parker "Going Big in TX" (Photo by Aaron Verity)

Miles Parker is a self-taught glass artist from Ithaca, New York. He has been experimenting with glass in a variety of ways since 1997. Some of the techniques he has experimented with include...