You will explore the extraordinary medium of hot glass. You will learn how to gather glass out of the furnace, to control and shape the hot glass, to blow a bubble and make a simple vessel. The emphasis of this course is hands-on experience, with demos and support from an experienced glassblower.
Jonathan Ball is the Sculpture Centre’s Artist’s Technical Support Worker and has a background in working mainly with wood, metal, blacksmithing, mouldmaking and glass. He holds a BA (Hons) in Glass Art from Edinburgh College of Art and an HND in Furniture Design and Fine Craftsmanship from Rycotewood College Oxford.