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 Posted: Wed Jul 29th, 2009 03:58 pm
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Mary Clerkin Higgins

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Location: New York, New York USA
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'The Anti-Purist in Oaxaca': Special Course with the de la Torre Brothers

Course Description:
An intensive glass sculpting class for artists or skilled craftspeople that are interested in further artistic exploration.

The courses primary focus is the experience of hot glass sculpture and how it can work with and combine with other materials and techniques.  Students should bring to the class their other technical skills and knowledge as well as 'found objects' which act as inspiration to the mixed media creations.

Glassblowing and color application techniques will be demonstrated daily as well as giving practical advice on how to assemble pieces, gluing and painting as well as how to promote your pieces in museums, galleries and as public art.


Dates: Class Alone:  2nd - 8th November 2009

Hours: 9.30 - 19.30

Location: Glass studio in Magdalena Apazco Etla, Oaxaca, Mexico

Students: 6 - 12

Level: Artists and craftspeople with or without experience in glass

Tour Before Class:   Oaxacan Tours: 30th and 31st October 8.00 - 17.00 and Day of the Dead Tour: 1st November, 18.00 - 22.00,

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Class Alone: $650 USD  (Includes materials and tools)

Class with tour: $760 USD       The class will be taking place at a very exciting time for Oaxaca with its spectacular ‘Day of the Dead’ celebrations.  A great time to explore the city, it’s archeological ruins, and graveyards!

Booking deadline: 1st October (book soon as places will go fast!)

Email for more information and to reserve your place, at:


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