Flameworking Intensive at the Glass Furnace

September 9 - 14, 2019
The Glass Furnace, Beykoz / Istanbul, Turkey

Glass Magnolia Erin Garmezy

Learn how to create botanical works on the torch using borosilicate glass. Students will learn basic techniques for sculpting leaves, flowers, vines, and other flora. Students will assemble multiple floral components using glass support techniques, with a focus on strong welds and connections. Open to all levels.

If you’re nervous about traveling internationally, don’t be! The Glass Furnace is one of the most wonderful places on the planet! If you’d like to get a better sense of what it’s like, check out this blog post that I wrote about our first visit there, complete with links to 360 photos.