Learn to use torches and rods of glass to create objects
Introduction to Flameworking
Saturday 10:30a-3:30p & Sundays 11:30a- 3:30p
Instructed by Mark Payton
This class is designed to give students a basic overview of flameworking, a method using glass rods or tubes and a blowtorch to heat and manipulate the glass into an object. Students will explore a variety of techniques and tool usage, also learning about safety and equipment usage . Students will use clear borosilicate glass, supplemented by color application, in which both solid rod and hollow tubing will be used. For more about the artist instructor, Mark Payton, can be found online at: http://www.paytonflameworks.com/aboutmark.htm
No prior experience is required, Class minimum is 4, maximum is 6. To register or for inquiry call: 502.992.3270 or visit http://www.louisvilleglassworks.com/classes.html to register.
Photo: John Nation