Turn hot glass into cool stuff!
3333 Lake Shore Rd.
Buffalo, NY 14219
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"Miniature Flameworked Paperweights/Pendants "
May 20 - 21, 2017
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The beauty and detail Dave achieves are breathtaking. You will be amazed and inspired by his highly collectible work.
This 2 day class will provide students a better understanding of small scale sculpture in glass as well as safety techniques through demonstration and lecture. These flameworking techniques will be applied during the hands-on portion of the class where students will work with soda lime glass to create small sculptures they will encase in a miniature paperweight and/or jewelry.
*To finalize your seat, full payment must be received on or before April 1, 2017.
Class fees include all glass, use of a Minor burner and basic tools.
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STATEMENT FROM THE ARTIST
My “stories in glass” have evolved over time. However, one fact, my love of nature, remains constant. Many of my creations celebrate the memory of a loved one or the joy of a special event. All capture nature’s elegance and remarkable diversity.
A life-long “Jerseyman,” I’ve honed my craft under the watchful eye of teachers, mentors, and friends that include:
- the late George Vail who introduced me to the world of architectural reconstruction and forensic sculpture
- William “Bill” Marlin, Ed.D., a dedicated teacher and established painter; and
- Paul Stankard, the internationally acclaimed glass artist who encouraged me to strike out on my own in 2009.
New Jersey, the “Garden State” and home of our nation’s first National Reserve, the million-acre Pinelands, continues to serve as a living laboratory for me.