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Borosilicate Part A: Introduction – Aug 29-Sep 19

September 19, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until September 19, 2017

Borosilicate Part A: Introduction – Aug 29-Sept 19

Instructor Bronwen Heilman
August 29th-September 19th, 2017
Tuesdays 5:30PM-9:30PM
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Boro – A
Our in-depth beginner level class that immerses students in the art of borosilicate flameworking. 

In the next four sessions (16 hours total), we will discuss glass and torch safety, torch setup, materials, tools and their usage and annealing cycles. Some basic techniques we will learn are: frit application, solid color application, hot and cold connections, gathers, punties and more.

Boro A is a great precursor to Boro B. You will gain the knowledge and skills you need to create independently, whether in your own shop, or ours.

Some projects may include: lens pendants, mushroom pendants and sun catchers/icicles. No experience required to take this class. 

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Session I: May 2, 9, 16, & 23, 2017 / Tuesdays / 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Session II: July 18, 20, 25, & 27, 2017 / Tuesdays & Thursdays / 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Session III: August 29, September 5, 12, & 19, 2017 / Tuesdays / 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Session IV: November 7, 14, 21, & 28, 2017 / Tuesdays / 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
There is a $40 material fee for this class; payable on the first day of class.

This class requires protective eye wear which will be provided by SGS. All students must wear close-toed shoes and cotton clothing is recommended.
After your first class you are welcome to sign up for practice time during our discounted open studio times on Thursdays from 12pm-4pm and Fridays from 5pm-9pm.

Additional information


Class is subject to cancellation if minimum number of students is not met.


September 19, 2017
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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