Glassblowing Classes and Workshops

Following are the current class offerings at Slow Burn Glass. Please wear all cotton or natural fiber clothing (Jeans and a t-shirt= good!) and closed-toe shoes (tennis shoes, sneakers, boots= good!). It gets quite toasty in our studio, so bring a bottle of water to stay hydrated. There is plenty of parallel street parking spots in front of the studio, across the street. Please arrive to class ~10 minutes early so that we may begin our session promptly on the hour.

Looking forward to blowing glass with you soon!

*All classes, private lessons, and workshops are locked in one week ahead of time so that we can properly schedule instructors and our studio-- please schedule your glassblowing class one week or more in advance.

*All Classes are for ages 12 and older.

*Classes are held with a 3-student minimum. We will notify you 24-hours in advance if there is a change in your class appointment.

Please register each person individually so that it reserves each person's spot in the class or workshop. Thank you!

Easter Workshops

$125 (1 hour class)

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Spring is here! And Easter is around the corner. Our fast paced Easter workshop gives you the experience of being a glassblower. Each student will get to create their own solid glass Easter egg paperweight or bunny sculpture in this very popular seasonal workshop.

No previous glassblowing experience is required. Classes are on the hour, every hour. Pre-registration is required. Class size is 6 students maximum per workshop to engage in individualized instruction and hands-on learning time.


Flower Workshops

$125 (1 hour class)

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Celebrate Mother's Day, spring, or your love of glass art at our studio by making your very own, one-of-a-kind glass flower! Our fast paced workshop gives you the experience of being a glassblower. Each student will get to create their own solid glass flower sculpture in this very popular seasonal workshop.

No previous glassblowing experience is required. Classes are on the hour, every hour. Pre-registration is required. Class size is 6 students maximum per workshop to engage in individualized instruction and hands-on learning time.


Beginner Glass Blowing Class

$250 (3 hour class)

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Our most popular class, the Beginner Glassblowing Class is the perfect introduction to the art form of blowing glass. This class is ideal for those who are interested in learning about the glassblowing process and thrive in a learning environment that emphasizes hands-on, learn by doing teaching style. In this class session, student artists create three of their own unique, one-of-a-kind, blown glass art work: a solid mini sculpture, a solid paperweight, and their own hand-blown drinking glass. 

No previous glassblowing experience is required. Class size is 3-6 students per class to maximize individualized instruction and hands-on learning time.


Beer Glass Blowing Class

$150 (2 hour class)

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This intro class is designed to allow students to make their own beer glass. Each student will learn the basic skills to see how beer glasses are made for everyday use. 

No previous glassblowing experience is required. Class size is 3-6 students per class to maximize individualized instruction and hands-on learning time. This class is recommended for ages 21 and older.


Continuing Glass Blowing

(3 hours) $250

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Designed as a continuation of the Beginning Glass Blowing experience, this class allows students to practice what they have learned while gaining new instruction in the fundamentals of glassblowing. This is a 3 hour class that is taught to the skill level of the students enrolled.


Private Glass Blowing Lesson

(3 Hours) $350

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This 3-hour, private, one-on-one class provides a single student with the continued instruction in the fundamentals of glass blowing.Students gain lots of time to practice by gaining hands on experience while learning to make vases, bowls, and cups.


4-week Private Class

(12 Hours) $1200

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This class runs once a week for 4 weeks.This 3 hour class is a one-on-one class. Class focuses in detail on gathering, turning pipe, marvering, handling the jacks and other bench tools.  Students will learn to make a cylinder, bowl, and a cone vase. At the end of the 4 weeks, the student will have learned the basics to rent time on their own.

**Please make an appointment for each person, individually, so that we have a spot reserved for everyone in your party. Thank you!**

Address

2690 Union Street Oakland, CA 94607

Phone

510.832.2007

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