Aaron Tate

Marrs Art Studio

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Experienced glass artist teaches classes of up to four to safely blow & sculpt glass puddles into bowls, paperweights & 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.

Choose from Three Options

  • $39 for a BYOB glass-blowing workshop for one (an $80 value)
  • $70 for a BYOB glass-blowing workshop for two (a $150 value)
  • $125 for a BYOB glass-blowing workshop for four (a $300 value)

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 then coax recognizable shapes. Guests are welcome to bring their own beverages, and Aaron recommends wearing long-sleeved cotton shirts, sunglasses, and closed-toe shoes.

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

Money well spent to learn and participate in such a beautiful, artistic creation. bring me smile for years to come.
Robbi D. · November 6, 2013
We loved the experience and will definitely be back for glassblowing again. I have already recommended it to my family and friends. Thanks!
Allison · March 24, 2013
What a great group of people and so interesting and fun! I loved it!
Darlia S. · March 7, 2013
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    Marrs Art Studio

    11126 Shady Trl., Ste. 103

    Dallas, TX 75229

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