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.
Explore glass cutting and shaping techniques alongside kiln methods to create finished fused and slumped work. We will use ceramic molds to shape and texture molten glass to create decorative wall hangings, shallow vessels, or serving ware. Covering everything from basic tool use to advanced kiln programming we will bring the light capturing capacity of glass to life. Beginner and Beyond
Tuition: $335 (lunch is included)
Studio/Materials Fee: $55
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