1pm-3pm Glass Etching Workshop
Learn the art of glass etching from a master of the medium, Rob Stern. During the two-hour workshop, Rob will lead you through the process of customizing a plate, wine glass or beer mug with a unique design of your choice that you will take home. All materials are provided. Beginners welcome! The workshop is appropriate for all ages and experience levels. The event will be held outdoors in the courtyard at the Gallery at Creative Pinellas in Largo.
3:15pm – 3:45pm Glass Art Talk by Rob Stern
Glass artist Rob Stern will provide a fascinating peek at the techniques, artistry, and improvisation that make up contemporary glassmaking during this 30-minute talk at the Gallery at Creative Pinellas.
4pm – 5pm Hot Glass Demonstration by Rob Stern
See a hot glass demonstration with Rob Stern at the Gallery at Creative Pinellas. Rob is bringing the live glassmaking experience to our courtyard in Largo with his mobile hot shop. Watch as a master glassmaker takes a glowing gob of molten glass on the end of a pipe and skillfully shapes it into a beautiful form while narrating the process.