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 are for the ages of 12 and older

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


Heart Making Workshop (1 Hour) $125

 Valentine's Day is quickly approaching and we welcome you to our studio for the season of love! Come in to create your hand-made, one of a kind hot sculpted glass heart. Our rapid paced workshop gives you the experience of being a glassblower. Each student will get to create their own solid glass heart sculpture in this very popular seasonal workshop.

No previous glassblowing experience is required. Classes are on the hour, every hour. Sizes of each class is no more than 6 students.

This class is recommended for ages 12 and older

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Beer Glass Making Class
(2 Hours) $150

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.



Beginner Glass Blowing
(3 Hours) $250

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 the class session, student artists create their own blown glass art work of a solid paperweight, and a 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.

Continuing Glass Blowing
(3 hours) $250

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.


Glass Blowing Intensive
(3 Hours) $350

This workshop 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

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.


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