Western Carolina University’s Office of Continuing Education is offering workshops in glass creation this summer in cooperation with the Jackson County Green Energy Park (JCGEP) in the month of July.
— “Fundamentals of Glassblowing” workshop, students can learn that skill through demonstrations, exercises and one-on-one instruction. Classes will cover topics such as safety in the studio, proper use of glass tools, and hot-shop etiquette. The cost is $350.
— “Glass Goblets” class will focus on assembling the three parts of the goblet – body, stem and foot – and the instruction will cover various types of goblets, including martini, champagne, red and white wine, and bowls. The cost is $430.