Create Your Own Fish Paperweight Glassblowing Class for One or Two at Redmond School of Glass (36% Off)

Redmond

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In a Nutshell

During hands-on class, students manipulate color and glass and apply fish characteristics to create a glass fish paperweight

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Promotional value expires Sep 1, 2015. Amount paid never expires. Registration required. Subject to availability. Merchant's standard cancellation policy applies (any fees not to exceed Groupon price). Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 more as gift. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. All goods or services must be used by the same person. Must sign waiver. Must be 14 or older, or 9 or older if accompanied by a paying parent or guardian. Must pick up project within 3 months. Studio closed for select dates in July/August for maintenance. Must be 13 years or older to participate in this class. Class is only offered through the expiration date. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Choose Between Two Options

  • $70 for a make your own fish paperweight glassblowing class for one ($110 value)
  • $140 for a make your own fish paperweight glassblowing class for two ($220 value)

During the classes, students will have the opportunity to try out basic sculpting skills while creating their own unique glass fish paperweight. They’ll first create the base of the fish by manipulating color and glass to create swirls and bubbles in the belly of the fish. Once this is complete, the instructor will lead students step-by-step as they add lips, eyes, a tail fin, and a top fish fin.

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Redmond School of Glass

For sand to turn into glass, something must heat it to more than 2,000 degrees Fahrenheit—something like a meteor crashing into the earth, a volcano erupting, or lightning striking a beach. At Redmond School of Glass, a team of instructors with 10+ years of experience take care of the heating part, dipping into a chamber for dollops of molten glass that students turn into pieces of art. They lead one-time sessions as well as six-week courses—which maintain a student-teacher ratio of 2:1—imparting their expertise through projects that involve crafting ornaments, vases, and dishes. And they've stocked their studio with all the necessary tools, such as wooden blocks for shaping and jacks for cutting, to help make the art of glass blowing more accessible to the community. The area's world-renowned scene claims sculptor Dale Chihuly, the Pilchuck Glass School, and the Museum of Glass; so definitive is glass, in fact, that four out of the last five mayors were made of it.

Customer Reviews

294 Ratings

Well organized, great instructors, incredible patience, clear instructions and beautiful results. Will be coming back for more classes. Thanks.
Jocelyn R. · 2 days ago
This was REALLY COOL! I surprised my wife and she loved it! Very hands on with the right amount of help and the globes we made look fantastic! We plan on going back again, either for this same class or some of the longer ones. Highly recommend!
Ryan R. · 7 days ago
I had a great time here & the staff was very knowledgeable!
Lisa M. · November 28, 2016
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