Playing with the fragile Glass Blowing

Playing with the fragile

Khyati School of Design is offering a series of 5 Material and Craft based workshops for students aspiring to be future designers. These workshops are for anyone wanting to make a start in the field of design and craft. It’s also a great start to confidently learn how to explore new materials and express your ideas in them.

Glass is thought to have come to India with the Muslim invaders. Firozabad in Uttar Pradesh developed as the main center for glass work. It met the royal demand for chandeliers, and made other small products like trinkets and glass vials for perfumes. The craftsmen for this workshop are coming all the way from Muradabad to teach a 400 year old craft.

Glass is a versatile material and is great for organic forms. Glassblowing is a technique that involves manipulation of molten glass with the use of a torch on a smaller scale. Once in a molten state, the glass is formed by blowing and shaping with tools and hand movements. Products made from this technique are widely used in home décor, corporate gifting and personal accessories.

Details of the workshop:

  • Each individual will learn the basics of Glass and glass blowing.
  • All the materials will be provided during the workshop.
  • Each individual will be able to make 2 to 3 products.
  • 5 Days session, from 10AM to 5PM daily.

Materials Provided:

  • Borosilicate Color Glass Rods
  • Glass Blowing Tools

Techniques:

  • Table Glass Blowing

Fee Structure:

  • INR 1500 each per workshop
  • Full payment needs to be made in advance for confirmation

Location:

Thaltej- Shilaj – Rancherda Road,

Nr. Nandoli Bus Stand,

At and Post Rancharda,

Ahmedabad,

Gujarat 382115

Contact Details:

design@khyatischoolofdesign.com

+91 9099271000

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