Glassblowing: Make Your Own Glass Art

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ABOUT THIS EVENT
Event Category

Arts & DIY

Event Overview

Each seat in this crash course purchases a 30-minute session to make your own beautiful glass keepsake. Choose your colors and make a beautiful bowl, flower, heart, pumpkin, paperweight, cup or hanging ornament with personal assistance. Class starts with a few safety rules and a demonstration.


Safety instructions and precise location will be sent in an e-mail at least 24 hours before the experience. We will be in the Humboldt Park neighborhood with easy street parking and close to public transportation. To get the information ahead of time, sign up for the class within 24 hours of its start time, or make any kind of inquiry send me a message. (click here to message)


Projects will need up to 36 hours to cool properly before they will be ready for local delivery ($10), shipping ($20), or pick-up (free).


Students also have the option of booking a Exclusive 2 Hour Private Lesson in Glassblowing here: http://bit.ly/2qZY40I. Groups of 2+ are encouraged to book their own Private Lesson. Private Lessons are customized to the needs of student(s).

What You Can Expect
  • Keep the experience for a lifetime
  • Gain passion and understanding for this exciting and difficult craft
  • Make yourself at home with my inclusive and in depth teaching style
Cancellation Policy
Location
Independent Artist @ CHG
1250 N central park ave,
Chicago , IL , 60651

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Independent Artist @ CHG

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Rosey Merkin

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Rosey Merkin is a glass artist and teacher in Chicagoland. With 10+ years of experience, Rosey has worked with all kinds of people in all different places. She does not just make Art and teach people how to make Art. She takes on roles similar to construction workers or therapists. Most people do not realize glass artists build and maintain their equipment, tools, ovens, and furnaces. There is an incredible amount of behind-the-scenes work so that that goes into helping people enjoy the fear and responsibility of working with molten glass.

EXPERIENCE REVIEWS

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    Phillip K.
    Reviewed on 12/24/17

    I learned a lot, plan to sign-up again for it.

    I learned a lot, plan to sign-up again for it.

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    Abby J.
    Reviewed on 01/08/18

    Rosey is an EXTREMELY talented and personable person. She walks you through glass blowing step by step and makes sure you feel comfortable with scolding hot materials. She helps you learn the trade from its origin, right down to the nit and grit of hands on glass blowing. Rosey helped me make a stunning gift that I know will be absolutely perfect for my Fathers birthday. If you have any doubts, you shouldnt.

    Rosey is an EXTREMELY talented and personable person. She walks you through glass blowing step by step and makes sure you feel comfortable with scolding hot materials. She helps you learn the trade from its origin, right down to the nit and grit of hands on glass blowing. Rosey helped me make a stunning gift that I know will be absolutely perfect for my Fathers birthday. If you have any doubts, you shouldnt.

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    Rebecca N.
    Reviewed on 02/13/18

    Rosie was awesome and worked with us one on one to create our pieces! We were able to pick out what we wanted to create and what colors to add. A very hands on experience! I will schedule with her again!

    Rosie was awesome and worked with us one on one to create our pieces! We were able to pick out what we wanted to create and what colors to add. A very hands on experience! I will schedule with her again!

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    Lrfergo1@Comcast.Net L.
    Reviewed on 02/19/18

    We thoroughly enjoyed our intro to glassblowing with Rosey. She taught us with precision, care, and good humor, and we got a good feel for this beautiful art form. Highly recommended.

    We thoroughly enjoyed our intro to glassblowing with Rosey. She taught us with precision, care, and good humor, and we got a good feel for this beautiful art form. Highly recommended.

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    Laura G.
    Reviewed on 02/28/18

    Rosey is awesome. We had a great time!

    Rosey is awesome. We had a great time!

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    Erin K.
    Reviewed on 03/01/18

    I have previous glass experience but this was my first time working with Rosey...she was able to meet me where I was at with my learning level and show me new things! Super venue at the firehouse and that was neat because I hadn't worked here before. I will definitely sign up for more glass adventures. You will come away with something special, no matter what you set out to make!

    I have previous glass experience but this was my first time working with Rosey...she was able to meet me where I was at with my learning level and show me new things! Super venue at the firehouse and that was neat because I hadn't worked here before. I will definitely sign up for more glass adventures. You will come away with something special, no matter what you set out to make!

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    Laura G.
    Reviewed on 03/06/18

    Our second class with Rosey. She's a great teacher: very knowledgeable, encouraging, enthusiastic. A wonderful hands-on experience!

    Our second class with Rosey. She's a great teacher: very knowledgeable, encouraging, enthusiastic. A wonderful hands-on experience!

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