In honor of Veterans Day 2013, The Crucible is giving veterans a chance to explore their creativity in the medium of glass during a day of free taster classes available for sign-up to veterans only.

Call 510-444-0919 x103 to sign up for a session.

flamework4Glass Flameworking

  • Session 1 (4GLF8813-VA): 10 am – 1 pm
  • Session 2 (4GLF8813-VB): 2-5 pm

Our Flameworking Taster is an easy way to begin exploring glass. This workshop will introduce you to the tools, equipment, and fundamentals of flameworking, and will cover a small variety of techniques like color pulling and applying, frit application, and marble making.

paperweightsGlass Paper Weights

  • Session 1 (4GLB5114-VA): 10 am – 1 pm
  • Session 2 (4GLB5114-VA): 2-5 pm

This is an excellent beginning class for anyone wanting to dabble in hot glass. In this workshop you will learn to gather molten glass out of the furnace, apply color, learn techniques for manipulating and shaping the glass, as well as proper use of traditional glass blowing tools. Create one-of-a-kind paperweights you can keep or gift.