$99 for a Four-Hour Glass-Blowing Class at Glasscraft in Golden ($199 Value)

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291 Ratings

This was my first experience with Glasscraft and learning to work with glass. The instructor was great, patient and very helpful. The class was fun and I have some of my own creations to show off to everyone.
Diane C. · August 20, 2012
Am signing up for another class I enjoyed it so much!
Carolyn W. · July 31, 2012
it was a great learning experience .
Jasmine B. · July 8, 2012

What You'll Get


People who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones, unless they're glass blowers, who often destroy their homes just so they can re-inflate them. Add a touch of glass with today's Groupon: for $99, you get a four-hour glass-blowing class at Glasscraft in Golden (a $199 value). This deal is valid for any Boro 101 or Beginning Beadmaking class on Glasscraft’s schedule.

The skilled craftspeople at Glasscraft educate aspiring artists in the intricate art of molding glass in the tradition of founder Homer Hoyt, who wrote the book on glass blowing. After selecting either a bead- or sculpture-focused lampworking course, apprentices of all skill levels spend four hours creating take-home masterpieces under the tutelage of Glasscraft’s seasoned glass blowers. Students can manipulate glass into an assortment of colorful jewelry beads during the bead workshop, allowing them to cool slowly overnight before collecting them to display around necks or debutante sausage links. The sculpture workshop pairs glass grapplers with hard glass, with which students create sturdy sculptural flowers. An average of six students makes up each class, allowing each crafter to receive any necessary one-on-one attention from Glasscraft’s staffers, who pride themselves on catering to their pupils' needs and keeping their studio safe, clean, and as well alphabetized as Mr. T's vitamin cabinet. Groupon customers also receive discounts on future glass-working classes.

The Fine Print


Promotional value expires Jun 21, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 5 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. 24hr cancellation notice required. Must be 16 or older. Must sign waiver. Class is non-transferable. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

About Glasscraft


Homer Hoyt founded the glass-arts school Glasscraft in 1970, the same year he penned the book Glassblowing: An Introduction to Solid and Blown Glass Sculpturing. Both creations have aged well: his book remains in print, and his school, staffed by qualified instructors who teach the intricate art of molding glass, continues to thrive. Inside safe, clean studios, students learn to decorate the surface of beads with swirls of color and create sculptures with solid insides perfect for concealing genies from jealous family members. Guest artists often visit the school to lead workshops centered around their specialization.

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