Heart of Glass - Blenko Glass

Blenko Glass is a West Virginia treasure that spans generations. Nothing symbolizes the state of West Virginia better or more beautifully than Blenko Glass. We will discuss current and former craftsmen and designers and how important it is that Blenko and West Virginia glass be appreciated and valued by the younger generation.

Wednesday, August 07, 2013

Schedule of live streamed artist demos by The Studio of The Corning Museum of Glass

Schedule of live streamed artist demos by The Studio of The Corning Museum of Glass

I received information from Yvette Sterbenk at CMOG, thought everyone might be interested in watching great glassblowing this summer
The Studio of The Corning Museum of Glass offers free live-streamed demos every Wednesday, 11 am - 5 pm EST, from June 5 to September 4.
All demos are free, and can be accessed at www.cmog.org/live
In addition, there will be a free live stream of the Museum's Meet the Artist: Michael Glancy lecture on June 20.
For those that miss the live stream, the videos are posted on the Museum's YouTube channel
streamed through our Ustream channel.
Live-streamed Studio Demonstration: David Willis
August 14, 2013 11:00am to 12:00pm

Watch David Willis demonstrate for his flameworking class, Make What You Like, which has the goal to help students fabricate in glass anything they can conceive. No registration or fee is required to watch this portion of the class. Connect to our Ustream channel on August 14 to watch.
Live-streamed Studio Demonstration: Martin Janecky


August 21, 2013 11:00am to 12:00pm
Watch Martin Janecky demonstrate for his class, Blowing and Sculpting Inside the Bubble, which will focus on unique techniques and approaches to solid and blown sculpting, emphasizing the freedom to explore process, as well as the potential of the material.

Live-streamed Studio Demonstration: Cesare Toffolo
August 28, 2013 11:00am to 12:00pm
Watch as Cesare Toffolo demonstrates for his class, Flameworking in the Venetian Style, in which students will learn traditional approaches for creating Venetian-style goblets, using borosilicate glass and a variety of techniques, including color application, filigree, gold leaf, incalmo

Live-streamed Studio Demonstration: Tim Drier
September 4, 2013 11:00am to 12:00pm
Watch Tim Drier demonstrate for his class, Introduction to Flameworking, in which students will embark on an evolution through glassmaking, beginning with marbles (single cell), through fungus, aquatics, and small land mammals, ending with the human form.

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