Aug 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 | 9:30 AM-5:45 PM
Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Instructor: Martin Janecky
Many barely detectable manipulations of the bubble collectively bring the sculpture to life. Daily demonstrations will provide insight to the nuances of sculpting inside the bubble. Beginning with a rough form, the instructor will show students his methodical approach to transforming a bubble into an expressive piece of work with implied movement and gesture. After gaining a better understanding of the material and heating methods, hands on practice will give students the opportunity to translate their sketches into 3 dimensional works This course will give students a more complete understanding of bit work, sculpting using inside sculpting tools, spot heating using a variety of torches as well as hot assembly of sculptural elements from the garage. Prerequisite: At least 2 years of glassblowing.