KURZ ►BLOWING GLASS /02.06.18/
Try to control the indomitable mass of glass! This one-day course of glass blowing in hotshop „Frantisek“ will familiarise you with the movements around the glass furnace. In this introductory course you will learn more about the physical properties of glass and look at various types of tools and devices. Try the basic techniques of blowing hollow shapes. You can feel yourself how glass can be ductile, light, defiant, and complicated. The course is suitable for beginners, while practising with glass you will improve your skills. With the help of a lecturer, you will create your original set of glass vessels. In the end of this course you will know basically about how to do it! The final products can be picked up by the participant 3 days after the end of the course or sent by post. The price includes working with clear glass and coloured powders.
Become an artist for a moment and realise your ideas!
Profile of the instructor:
David Yule has been working with glass since 2002 when he began an Art degree majoring in glass at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. He moved to the Czech republic in 2009 where he completed his Masters degree at the world renowned The Prague Academy of Art, Architecture and Design. He has taught internationally from Australia to Sweden.