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BCCC Glass Arts Society - Guest Artist - Spring 2006

Owen Pach - Sand Glassblowing

Movie: Owen Pach preparing Sand Mold with his hands (listen to his explanation)

Movie: Continuing to preparte the Sand

Movie: Graphite Button being added in center - flat "landing zone" for the punty

Movie: Making depressions in the bottom of the Sand mold with the Larger plastic Orange-Juicer tool

Movie: Making depressions up the sides of the Sand mold with the smaller plastic Orange-Juicer tool

Movie: More depressions up the sides

Movie: Pickup up frit at the marver

Movie: And more frit

Movie: Marvering the tip of the bubble, and also twisting the colors

Movie: using metal paddle (tag) to crease the bubble - "makes the colors transfer to the inside"

Movie: Marvering the Tip

Movie: Pickup up large dark frit on top of the white background

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Movie: A large molten gather goes straight from the furnace into the sand mold!

Movie: Letting the molten glass cool a little in the mold

Movie: Keeping the moile hot with a large torch

Movie: Heat Moile Again

Movie: Taking the Piece out of the sand mold (note use of face mask), knocking sand off into wood box

Movie: Continuing to brush sand off the bottom of the piece

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Movie: Punty Up and Transfer

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Movie: The Piece rotating in the light of the gloryhole - beautiful!

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