Aaron Tate

Marrs Art Studio

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Glass artist teaches workshops of up to four to safely blow and sculpt glass puddles into bowls, paperweights, and marbles

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Glass blowing requires the artist to harvest rare materials from dangerous locales, such as lightning-struck beaches or heavily guarded recycling centers. Shape raw goods into beautiful baubles with this Groupon.

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  • $42 for a BYOB glass-blowing workshop for one ($85 value)
  • $79 for a BYOB glass-blowing workshop for two ($170 value)
  • $155 for a BYOB glass-blowing workshop for four ($340 value)<p>

After an informal lecture on glass blowing from artist Aaron Tate, groups of up to four students safely craft bowls, paperweights, or marbles from colorful liquid sand. Aided by a kiln’s heat, which reaches temperatures of more than 2,000 degrees, pupils blend their favorite hues into puddles of molten glass, from which they coax recognizable shapes. Guests are welcome to bring their own beverages, and Aaron recommends wearing long-sleeved cotton shirts, sunglasses, and closed-toe shoes. Classes are held from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday and Friday, and from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturdays.

Aaron Thane Tate Glassworks

For 13 years, Aaron Tate was a guest artist at the Tacoma Museum of Glass, where he built his reputation as an expert glass blower and artist. Manipulating his medium through blowing, casting, and sculpting, Aaron has created a treasure trove of delicate glass vases and birds, which he displays in galleries throughout Seattle and Dallas and presses his face against when the air conditioning isn’t working. Also a former head instructor at Seattle Glassblowing Studio, Aaron imparts others with his artistic talents through regular classes, which demonstrate the techniques for molding amorphous globs of glass into crystalline bowls that hold amorphous blobs of mashed potatoes.

Customer Reviews

We had a great time. Would definitely recommend it.
Kathrine N. · February 26, 2015
This is an awesome experience! I thought it would be cool, but it surpassed my expectations. Definitely will be back.
Paul D. · December 31, 2014
Great time, look at colors around shop to help you describe what you want.
Amy S. · November 23, 2014
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    11126 Shady Trl., Ste. 103

    Dallas, TX 75229

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