Students will be introduced to flameworking and glassblowing techniques and produce a few small objects to take home! Successful completion of this class qualifies students to take Glass Tool Training and intermediate (200) level classes: listing available at http://artisansasylum.com/site/current-classes/#glass
No previous experience required. Students must be at least 18 years old.
All materials and tools will be provided by the instructor and the Asylum, for a small additional materials fee.
What to Bring:
$15 materials fee, payable to the instructor by cash or check and water in a sealable container. Please wear closed-toe shoes and clothing made of natural materials.
Michael Soroka is a robotics engineer turned glass worker with several years of training and experience teaching safe glass working techniques. He built the Glass Shop at Artisan's Asylum and works at multiple studios around New England as a glass artist and glass engineering consultant. When he's not at a torch, he's most likely biking around somewhere in the woods.
Monday, August 25, 7-10pm
REFUNDS: We offer full refunds for any class cancellations more than three days in advance of the class start date. After that point refunds are contingent upon the Asylum being able to fill the seat. No refunds whatsoever are offered for same-day cancellations. To request a refund for a class, please fill out this form.
CANCELLATIONS: Your class may be cancelled if too few people register. A decision will be made a few days before the class is scheduled to run, and you will be notified of the cancellation and your registration refunded in full.
When & Where
Artisan's Asylum, Inc.
Artisan's Asylum is a 40,000 sq. ft. member-based non-profit community fabrication center located in Somerville MA, dedicated to making creativity a way of life. Our mission is to support and promote the teaching, learning and practicing of design & fabrication by offering:
* Shared design and fabrication tools and equipment in our various community workshops.
* A large range of publicly-accessible classes offered by local artisans.
* Various monthly membership structures allowing access to our facility.
* On-site studio and storage rentals allowing members to create and store projects on-site.
* Hosting local craft-related events to help encourage DIY culture and community craftsmanship.