James D. Blake
All workshops scheduled for 2020 have been cancelled due to COVID-19. Please check back in the early fall for the 2021 offerings.
Get introduced to the process of glass fusing and slumping. Instruction will include the use of basic flat glass tools, kiln preparation and programming, as well as techniques using color, pattern, and texture. You will have the freedom to explore the beauty and fragility of glass while creating decorative pieces and shallow functional vessels. If you have previous glass experience, you are strongly encouraged to experiment and explore new techniques and hone skills to better your work. Beginner and Beyond
Tuition: $615 (lunch is included)
Studio/Materials Fee: $100
Registration Fee: $30* (listed as "shipping" in cart) *Members use coupon code WAIVEFEE at check-out
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First introduced to Glass in 2009, James Blake was the Flat-Glass instructor for eight years at the Non-Profit studio GlassRoots, located in Newark, NJ. He uses an interdisciplinary approach with ceramics, drawing/painting, glass, and metals to create his own work, mostly focused on the interaction of form and function. James has worked and studied with many craft organizations including Pilchuck glass school, Pittsburgh Glass center, Penland School of Crafts, and Urban Glass (Brooklyn, NY) He now works mainly out of his home studio in West Orange, NJ. www.jamesdblake.com