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2025: 05/04-05 Totally Twisted: The Art of Cane in Glass, with Dale Keating

2025: 05/04-05 Totally Twisted: The Art of Cane in Glass, with Dale Keating

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May 4-5, 2025.  9am-5pm daily.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Step into the captivating world of glass artistry with our "Totally Twisted" workshop, expertly led by the acclaimed artist Dale Keating. This dynamic, two-day class offers a deep dive into the intricate and fascinating process of creating twisted cane patterns, a cornerstone technique in the realm of kiln-formed glass.

Unlocking the Secrets of Twisted Cane:

In this hands-on workshop, you'll embark on a journey to master various twisted cane patterns. These stunning designs are not just decorative elements; they are the heartbeat of expressive glass art. You'll learn how to skillfully pull cane using a vitrigraph kiln, a unique method that offers endless possibilities for creativity.

Teamwork and Technique:

Glass art is often a symphony of collaboration and individual skill. You'll work in pairs, fostering teamwork while managing the vitrigraph kiln, ensuring that each participant gets an immersive experience in cane pulling. This approach guarantees personalized guidance and a deeper understanding of the process.

Fundamentals and Beyond:

Our focus extends beyond just the basics. You'll explore the core principles of pattern building and the harmonious blend of the four fundamental elements of glass art. But that's not all - we'll also delve into the art of color selection and techniques to showcase your twisted cane creations in a final project.

Prerequisites and Class Size:

This workshop is designed for those who have some experience in cutting glass, ready to take their skills to the next level. To ensure an intimate and effective learning environment, we're limiting the class to just 8 students, with 2 per vitrigraph kiln.

Join us for this unique opportunity to expand your glass artistry, learn from a master, and connect with fellow enthusiasts. Together, let's twist, turn, and transform glass into extraordinary art!

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