FREE Glass Art demo

My daughter and some friends had planned to take a group glass making class last week, when plans fell through her friends mom purchased a take home kit and helped the girls create their own glass art butterflies with the tools she had in her own garage!!!

I love my handy mama friends!

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You can check out a FREE DEMO with a Glass Blowing Open House at Rainbow Art Glass

1761 State Route 34, Farmingdale, NJ  / call to reserve your spot #732-681-6003

Saturday, January 24th @ 3:00pm – 8:00pm

You can also join in the fun by doing a project of your own!!!

All projects or finished pieces for sale will be at a 10% discount for the night of the open house

Blowing a Bubble: $30 for Small and $45 for Large

  • Choose up to 2 colors for decoration.
  • Staff will introduce students to blowpipes.
  • Students will learn the steps to making a bubble.
  • Learn the technique of gathering glass from staff.
  • Work hands-on applying color, shaping with blocks, and blowing to overall size and shape.IMG_1783edit

 

Blowing an Ornament: $50 (one size only)

  • Choose up to 2 colors for decoration.
  • Staff will introduce students to blowpipes.
  • Students will learn the steps to making a bubble.
  • Learn the technique of gathering glass from staff.
  • Work hands-on applying color, shaping with blocks, and blowing to overall size and shape.
  • Staff will add glass to bubble to form a loop on top to transform to an ornament.

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Making a paperweight: $55 (one size only)

  • Choose up to 2 colors for decoration.
  • Staff will introduce students to a punty.
  • They will than learn the steps to make a paperweight.
  • Work hands-on applying color, shaping with blocks, and starting a neck line.
  • Staff will assist in all facets from gathering to transport to the annealer kiln for cool down.

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Making a Cup or Pint Glass: $60

  • Choose up to 2 colors for decoration.
  • Staff will introduce students to blowpipes/puntys.
  • Go through all the steps of making a bubble.
  • Learn how gravity can be used in shaping.
  • Work hands-on applying color, shaping with blocks, blowing piece to size,
    and transferring from pipe to punty, and working on lip.

 

Making a Flower: $30 for 1 color or $37 for 2 colorsglassblowing lily

  • Choose color(s) for decoration.
  • Staff will introduce students to blowpipes/puntys.
  • Students will learn the steps to decorating a flower.
  • Learn the technique of gathering glass from staff and “tweezing” the design.
  • Work hands-on applying color and tweezing to overall size and shape.
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