$89 for a Glass-Blowing Class at Santa Barbara Art Glass ($180 Value)

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Veteran glass artist leads two to four pupils through step-by-step instruction that results in two glass pumpkins for each person

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Promotional value expires Jan 3, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Appointment required at least two weeks in advance. Must sign waiver. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Santa Barbara Art Glass - Santa Barbara Art Glass: $89 for a Glass-Blowing Class at Santa Barbara Art Glass ($180 Value)

Glass can be exquisite in its myriad forms, from the ornate windows of a Gothic cathedral to the crystalline webbing of a freshly vandalized windshield. Reflect on beauty with this Groupon.

$89 for a Glass-Blowing Class to Make Two Pumpkins ($180 Value)

Instructor Saul Alcaraz introduces groups of two to four students to the art of glass blowing, providing enough material for two pieces per person and giving them free, though supervised, rein to create their own glass pumpkins. Students will learn to remove molten glass from the oven then roll and shape it into two pumpkins just in time to decorate homes for the Halloween season. Check the website for class times.

Santa Barbara Art Glass

Most days, Saul Alcaraz can be found toiling over his 2,000-degree glass oven, often surrounded by an enraptured crowd. A surprisingly graceful practice, his glass-blowing is often as artful as a ballet performed in a volcano as he deftly spins, rolls, blows, and cuts his pieces. Having studied the craft since 1988, today Alcaraz splits his time between making effervescently vivid pieces—such as such as custom lamps and iridescent perfume bottles—and teaching teens and adults to do the same. In classes, he trusts his students to work toward shaping their own forms, even helping them introduce color into their creations to make them more attractive bait for trapping rainbows.


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98% of 189 customers recommend

  • “A great experience! It let us create a unique glass object that I can proudly say "I made it!" I feel I know so much more about glass art then I knew before.”

  • “This was an amazing experience. Saul is so chatty, loves glass blowing and loves teaching it. This is totally worth the money. When our lesson was done, he offered to...”

    “This was an amazing experience. Saul is so chatty, loves glass blowing and loves teaching it. This is totally worth the money. When our lesson was done, he offered to make something and have us watch. It was masterful and mesmerizing! I can't wait to go back today to pick up our pieces. I hope he's making something so I can watch!”

  • “it's awesome! I made the candy dish and love it!”

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    Santa Barbara Art Glass

    706 East Mason Street

    Santa Barbara, CA 93103

    +18059651541

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