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Level 1/ 8 week Glassblowing

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Our level one class is the perfect start for anyone interested in learning the fundamentals of glass. The class focuses on good form and process. It starts with basic solid sculpture and understanding how to use the hand tools. The rest of the class introduces the seven basic blown forms (sphere, cone, inverted cone, cylinder, bowl, plate, and long necked bottle).

Cost of class: $575

Upcoming dates:
Wednesdays 7-10 PM
Sept 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th
Oct 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd

Saturdays 9 AM-12 PM
Sept 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th
Oct 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th
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Level 2 / 8 week Glassblowing

Chicago Hot Glass Level 2 glassThe level two class focuses on intermediate techniques while continuing to strengthen the seven basic forms. This class introduces handles, feet, attachments and optic molds. This class also spends a lot of time on problem solving and correcting bad habits. Completion of our Level One Glassblowing class is the prerequisite for this class.

Cost of class: $575

Level 2 Classes are scheduled as needed. Please call for the upcoming schedule. Normally, Level 1 students are offered a Level 2 class that continues at the same time and day that their Level 1 class met. If you started learning at a different studio and are interested to sign up in this class, please call us to inquire!

All students attending our glassblowing classes are suggested to bring safety glasses, a notebook, a water bottle, and wear all natural fiber clothing and closed toed shoes. Our classes are 3 hours long and meet for 8 consecutive weeks at the same time. Supplemental learning materials available by Learntoblowglass.com are available at the studio and on amazon.com.

The next upcoming Level 2 class will tentatively meet April 5, 12, 19, 26; May 3, 10, 17, 24.

To book a class please call the studio at (773)394-3252 to insure availability and reserve your spot.