Wednesday, December 24, 2008
Saturday, December 20, 2008
Tuesday, December 16, 2008
Monday, December 15, 2008
STARworks is selling beautiful glass ornaments for this holiday season.
These ornaments would make excellent additions to your Christmas tree or great gifts for ones you love.
The cost of one is $13. To purchase a handmade glass or clay ornament, please call STARworks at 910-428-9007 or Central Park NC at 910-428-9001.
Friday, December 12, 2008
Friday, December 05, 2008
Thursday, December 04, 2008
The new STARworks Glass Lab will be offering potters an accelerated, introductory course in glassblowing (Glass I for Potters) that touches on the fundamentals of glass, including basic hot shop techniques, tools and equipment.
Classes would be intensive 3-day classes meeting Friday evening, all day Saturday and all day Sunday for about 20 hours of instruction.
Friday: Shop orientation, safety training, history, demo, equipment operation. (4 hours)
Saturday: (8 hours)
* Ergonomics: rod and pipe procedure, posture and stance, bench orientation, marvering, hot shop communication
* Gathering: safety, where, how far up punty rod, how much
* Bench operation: positioning, how to turn, tooling.
* Use of jacks, make marbles other simple shapes
* Starter bubble, jackline
* Second gather, blocking, marvering second gather
* Transfer to punty, open up bubble, making cups
Sunday: (8 hours)
* Recap Saturday, continue making cups
* Rolling in color, demo an overlay
* Handles, bits
* Add all elements into cylinder shape and we'll see how far you get!
Price: $295 including lunch on Saturday and Sunday.
Instructors: Mike Linzy, Eddie Bernard, and Evan Morgan
Class size: Maximum 8
We are interested in offering a first class before Christmas on December 19-21 if there is sufficient interest. A more advanced class (Glass II for Potters) will be offered after the New Year as well as a repeat of Glass I. Other plans are to teach a glass casting class in the spring as well.
For more info, contact Mike Linzy @firstname.lastname@example.org or call 910-428-9001.
Wednesday, December 03, 2008
Enjoy glass blowing demonstrations by our experts and take home one of the beautiful clay and glass ornaments that will be for sale.
Everyone will get a chance to learn about our exciting new classes that will be starting in January 2009! You can register to be a part of the glass blowing and clay experience classes. Spaces are filling up, so don't miss your opportunity to learn from some of the best clay and glass artists in the region.
DATE: December 13, 2008
TIME: 10am to 1pm
LOCATION: Central Park NC, 100 Russell Drive Star, NC 27356