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Six-Week Glassblowing Classes Begin Next Week
Just a few openings remain in DC GlassWorks’ six-week sessions beginning next week including: Basic Shapes with Color Applications and Vases for intermediate glassblowers.
Their January Beginning Glassblowing class sold out, but it’s not too early to reserve your seat in the session starting in March.
Weekend Welding Workshop
This two-day class is great for first-time metal workers or those looking to refresh their skills with some hands-on practice with cutting, fabricating and welding metal.
This is a practical skills class that will emphasize safety training and the basic working skills necessary to start making sculpture.
Join DC GlassWorks in the metal shop January 17 & 18. Register here.
Create Your Own Paperweight
Looking for a fun friends or family outing? Check out last Saturdays and second Sundays to give working with hot glass a try.
Each month to create a unique glass art paperweight of your own design with the help of one of DC GlassWorks’ instructors.
Visiting Artist Demo
On January 17 at 10am, Sally Resnik Rockriver visits DC GlassWorks to demonstrate her geochemical glassblowing of Otherworldly Specimens.
Educated in Fine Art, Ceramics, and Glass, Rockriver’s unique blowing and casting techniques are self-taught. She is known for generating chemical reactions that make crystalline growths from other planets. She will blow work encrusted with ceramic glazes and cast her fume blown world onto the piece during the breakoff period. Rockriver will also demonstrate geo-cores, clear columns infused with geological growths. She will address her intergrated use of the gloryhole floor and refractory materials. Rockriver approaches glass from a conceptual view with an emphasis in material realism. She will discuss how she discovered her own solutions to technical and creative problems, while encouraging students to find their own path.
DC Glassworks is located at 5366 46th Avenue, Hyattsville, MD. For more information call 301-927-8271 or visit www.dcglassworks.com.