(Update as of 10/17/20) Greats news! We received notification from New York State that indoor arts and education categorized businesses are FINALLY able to re-open to the general public! Arc + Flame is evaluating the fine details and will act accordingly. Stay tuned for more announcements during the week! Earlier this month, Arc + Flame postponed all classes through 2020. We will evaluate the new mandates and provide details on re-opening soon. Our center is open for retail and walk-in customers on Monday 9am-5pm, Wednesday 10AM-6PM, and Friday 9am-5pm.

We are actively interviewing candidates interested in our Welding & Fabrication Program set to begin February 2021. This program is directly partnered through Monroe Community College. Contact us today for details on the admissions process!

Our Fall 2020 Welding & Fabrication Industry Certificate Program through Monroe Community College is currently able to run because of direct partnership with higher education [based on NYS Phase 4 COVID guidelines]. The same goes for our collegiate welding classes for engineering students through Rochester Institute of Technology and machining and HVAC students through Monroe Community College.

Glass Flameworking: Sculpture (Boro Glass) Night Course | Level 1

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$325.00

Welcome to the Arc + Flame Center’s Glass Flameworking Sculpture Level 1 Night Course. If you are looking for a more in-depth beginner level class that will immerse you in the art of borosilicate (boro) glass flameworking, you’re in the right place.

Over the next eight classes, you can expect to learn all of the basic skills that you will need to continue your journey here at Arc + Flame. This class is designed to get your skills to a level that will allow you to work independently, be it in your own studio or here at Arc + Flame during open torch time. This class is also a stepping stone that will allow you to take our advanced class.

Arc + Flame's Glass Flameworking Sculpture Level 1 Night Course is designed to give you a solid foundation of skills, which you can then build upon. We will start with the basic skills such as, learning how to cut glass; fuse glass together; draw down glass to a desired diameter; build up glass to a desired diameter; building a gather and maintaining that gather on the end of a rod; as well as how to use a cold seal or punty effectively.

Once we have a firm understanding of the basic skills. We will then use these skills to create a variety of items that you will take home with you each night. We will start with basic forms such as the teardrop and heart. Then work our way up to creating small forms such as fish and humming birds. Students will make over a dozen projects throughout this 4 week course.

    Details: 

    • Eight, 3 hour class periods: 6:00pm-9:00pm
    • Experience required: None
    • All materials and safety equipment included
    • Complimentary coffee

    Class Schedule: (Each class runs from 6pm-9pm)

    • Next Session TBA

     
    Student Health / Dress Code / Refund Policy:

    NOTE: Our programs are designed to be as inclusive as possible. However, if you have any concerns with your vision, hearing, hand dexterity or mental health please contact Arc + Flame Center at 585-349-7110 before signing up for this class. We want to ensure the best possible class experience for all our students. Please make sure to wear close-toed sneakers or boots, jeans and a cotton t-shirt. Do NOT wear flip-flops, open toed shoes or highly flammable clothing. Please read our class refund policy. If you have any questions, contact our administrative team at 585-349-7110 or email: info@rocafc.com.