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Glass Blowing: American-Style Venetian Techniques

June 3 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT

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One event on June 4, 2023 at 10:00 am

$405.00 – $450.00

Saturday & Sunday Instruction: June 3 &  4

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Location: Glass Studio

Ages: 16 & above

Class Limit: 4 to 10 people

Class Fee: $450

Instructor: Jason McDonald

Prerequisite: Advanced-Beginner Glassblowing

Registration Closing: May 20

The Czechs, Swedes, and Germans, among others, all have venerable glass-making traditions. But for artist Jason McDonald the workshops of the Venetian lagoon, particularly in the 16th century, produced some of the finest glass the world has ever known. Join Jason McDonald as he introduces the basics of this working style as understood from an American studio perspective.

This two-day workshop will cover the first steps in blowing thin-footed vessels. As challenging to produce as they are beautiful to look at, the motto of this class will be “fail quickly.” Don’t plan to bring more home from this “crash course” than good working habits that you can apply to your practice, and leave room to surprise yourself!

 


Seats are limited and booked on a first-come, first-reserve basis. Besides an auto-generated email receipt, you will receive a confirmation email from the Director of Education and Artist Services, Pamela Weichmann. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact us at 856.825.6800 ext. 112 or by emailing pweichmann@wheatonarts.org.

CANCELATION POLICY: Refunds are eligible up to one week before the beginning of the workshop. After this time, workshop fees are non-refundable. WheatonArts reserves the right to cancel a workshop due to minimum enrollment. If cancellation occurs, WheatonArts will refund all workshop fees. A $25 fee is charged to those who do not show up for their appointment. We require 24 hours’ notice to cancel an appointment; otherwise, it will be considered a no-show, except in the case of illness. Are you feeling unwell or showing symptoms of COVID-19? Please stay home. Appointments can be rescheduled by phone or email.

COVID NOTE: *Following New Jersey State’s definition, people are considered “fully vaccinated” for COVID-19 two weeks after receiving the second dose in a two-dose series, or two weeks after receiving a single-dose vaccine, and any booster doses for which they are eligible as recommended by the CDC. Vaccines must be currently authorized for emergency use or approved by the FDA or the WHO. Class participants will be required to show proof of vaccination to participate. Instructors will be wearing masks. Participants are strongly encouraged to wear masks as well; however not required.

Details

Date:
June 3
Time:
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
EDT
Cost:
$405.00 – $450.00

Venue

WheatonArts
1000 Village Drive
Millville, NJ 08332 United States
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Phone:
856-825-6800
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