Take your glass skills to the next level by exploring design and pattern, using line and color in a traditional Venetian technique called Cane. This weekend intensive class in the introduction to the technique that emphasizes stretching glass color into rods that then are used to create linear colorful patterns on blown forms. Come discover and stretch your limits exploring this process.
Day 1: making cane
Day 2: using cane
Topics Explored: Color application, Cane pulling
Instructor: Jason Curtis
Jason Curtis has been blowing glass for 30 years. A Connecticut native, he has come to NJ to continue pursuing his passion for glass blowing. He studied glass at Rochester Institute of Technology's, School for the American Craftsmen. Inspired by the fluidity of glass, Jason expresses the influence of line and texture within the surface designs of his work. His current works include production lines as well as limited editions of sculptural glass and decorative lighting.