Discover the world of soda-lime and borosilicate torch-working in Sonoran Glass School’s Flame Shop. The process in this studio begins from melting glass rods into desired color patterns and shapes. The glass is typically worked on a smaller scale allowing for extreme precision and intricate designs. You can find a variety of different pieces made from a torch such as beads, marbles, pendants, small vessels, goblets, sculptures and much more. Learn more here.
Welcome to the art of traditional furnace glassblowing. This studio begins with 2000 degree molten glass on the end of a blow pipe which allows the artist to inflate and shape the glass. Using a variety of hand tools and quick thinking the process of furnace glassblowing is a must see experience. Due to its larger nature, pieces created in this studio include: paperweights, tumblers, bowls, vases, sculptures and much more. Learn more here.
Explore the limitless possibilities of sheet glass. Unlike the other two studios, sheet glass is worked cold allowing the artist to have more time to focus on color and design elements. The most common style of glass work in this studio is kiln fusing and slumping but there are other forms of working with sheet glass such as stained glass, kiln casting, and mosaics. Learn more here.