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Foundations Series, Volume 1: Introduction to Furnace Glassblowing with William Gudenrath

The Foundations Series is designed to help beginning students learn basic glassworking techniques.

William Gudenrath, the resident adviser at The Studio of The Corning Museum of Glass, offers a step-by-step approach to begin glassblowing at the furnace. Gudenrath starts with simple exercises and then teaches students the basics of creating a tumbler, and a tall and a low vessel.

Gudenrath is a glassblower, scholar, lecturer, and teacher. An authority on historical hot glassworking techniques from ancient Egypt through the Renaissance, he has presented many lectures and demonstrations.


Publication Year: 
2004
Length: 
35 minutes

Foundations Series, Volume 1: Introduction to Furnace Glassblowing with William