An In-Depth Introduction to Venetian Techniques

An In-Depth Introduction to Venetian Techniques

Date: 
January 5 - 10, 2015
Season: 
Winter
Technique: 
Glassblowing
Level: 
Intermediate
Duration: 
One-Week Session

This course will provide a firm foundation in the basic movements of Venetian-style glassblowing. It will include the making of well-formed and thinly blown vessel bodies, excellent necks, delicate mereses, and blown feet and stems. When you have mastered these techniques, you will proceed to making canes and studying caneworking processes. Objects from the Museum’s collection will be closely studied—initially to frustrate, and then to inspire.. One year of glassblowing experience is required.

$825.00

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Instructor

William Gudenrath

William Gudenrath is a glassblower, scholar, lecturer, and teacher.  He is an authority on historical hot glassworking techniques from ancient Egypt through the Renaissance, and has presented...