Private Lessons

Chicago Hot Glass also offers private, one on one lessons in glassblowing and lampworking. Please call the studio at 773 394 3252 for more information.

Experience Glass / 30min. Workshop

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With the guidance of our professional artists, students will be introduced to the world of glassblowing. A wide variety of color is available to decorate and personalize your very own glass object. Learn what it's like to be a real glassblower. You will get to work with the tools, feel the heat and create your own unique work of art. Make the paperweight of your dreams!

No experience required ...

Please be sure to wear all natural, non-synthetic fiber clothing (cotton, linen, etc.), and closed toe shoes. Also if you have long hair be sure to tie it back.suckbowlsforweb

Note: Note: Our glass needs to be cooled slowly in a process called annealing. The annealing cycles can take up to 24 hours to safely cool down your glass object. Glass will be available for pick up not less than 24 hours after your session. Please call ahead before coming to pick up your piece. We can ship your pieces if needed.

$65 per 30-minute session

 

Experience glass runs every other Saturday, every 30 minutes from 4:00 to 6:30pm.

And remember that we will be happy to schedule you a private experience glass session on just about any day and time for 6 or more people.

 

Thanks to Peek, you can book your experence online using the book now button below.  
Currently if you want to book multiple experences you have to go through the booking process for each one selecting consecutive slots.

Experience Glass

Level 1 / 8 week Glassblowing

Our level one class is the perfect start for anyone interested in learning the fundamentals of glass. The class focuses on good form and process. It starts with basic solid sculpture and understanding how to use the hand tools. The rest of the class introduces the seven basic blown forms (sphere, cone, inverted cone, cylinder, bowl, plate, and long necked bottle).
Cost of class: $575 for an 8 week class. Classes meet one day a week for three hours.

To book a your experence Press the BOOK IT button below which will take you to Zozi, our online booking company or call the studio at 773 394 3252.

Please bring safety glasses, a notebook, a water bottle, and wear all natural fiber clothing and closed toed shoes. Our classes are 3 hours long and meet for 8 consecutive weeks on the same day and time.
Supplemental learning materials available by Learntoblowglass.com are available at the studio and on amazon.com.

Our 8 week level 1 classes now run on Wednesday evenings from 7pm to 10pm OR on Saturday afternoons 12:30pm to 3:30pm.

 

Class starting dates are as follows.

02/01/17 Wed. evening
04/15/17 Sat. afternoon
05/24/17 Wed. evening
08/05/17 Sat. afternoon
09/13/17 Wed. evening
11/25/17 Sat. afternoon

Note that level 2 classes of each series starts on the next Wednesday or Saturday after the last level 1 class day If you book both your level one and level two class at the same time you get a 10% discount on both classes. Please call the studio at 773 394 3252 to secure your discount. 

Click here for our registration/release form with shop rules and our official cancellation and rescheduling policy.

Until we finish the transition to Peek, please call the studio at 773 394 3252 to book your class.

Level 2 / 8 week Glassblowing

The level two class focuses on intermediate techniques while continuing to strengthen the seven basic forms. This class introduces handles, feet, attachments and optic molds. This class also spends a lot of time on problem solving and correcting bad habits.   

Completion of our Level One Glassblowing class is a prerequisite for this class.

Cost of class: $575 for an 8 week class. Classes meet one day a week for three hours.

To book a your experence Press the BOOK IT button below which will take you to Zozi, our online booking company or call the studio at 773 394 3252.

Please bring safety glasses, a notebook, a water bottle, and wear all natural fiber clothing and closed toed shoes. 

Supplemental learning materials available by Learntoblowglass.com are available at the studio and on amazon.com.

 

Our 8 week level 1 classes now run on Wednesday evenings from 7pm to 10pm OR on Saturday afternoons 12:30pm to 3:30pm.

Level 2 start dates are

02/18/17 Sat. afternoon
03/29/17 Wed. evening
06/10/17 Sat. afternoon
07/19/17 Wed. evening
09/30/17 Sat. afternoon
11/08/17 Wed. evening

 


Click here for our registration/release form with shop rules and our official cancellation and rescheduling policy.

Until we finish the transition to Peek, please call the studio at 773 394 3252 to book your class.

Our Most popular class is back,

Holiday Ornament Workshops sell out fast so book your class right away!

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handhbwHave you ever wanted to make your own glass holiday ornaments? In this 1 hour flame working workshop you will make at least 5 of your own glass ornaments. You will be surprised at how easy it is creating an ornament!

No previous experience is required.

Please be sure to wear all natural, non-synthetic fiber clothing (cotton, linen, silk, etc.), and closed toe shoes. Bring your sunglasses and if you have long hair be sure to tie it back.

$65 per student per session

As always, we can schedule a private workshop for groups of 4 or more. Please call the studio at 773 394 3252 for details. 

 

To the check avalability and book your workshop through our provider peek, click the book now button. Holiday Ornament Workshop