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Glass blowing

18 February @ 9:00 am - 20 February @ 5:00 pm

| $390 per person per day (includes all materials)

Glass blowing: intermediate to advanced (COE 104 glass)

Davide Penso (Murano, Venice, Italy) is an internationally recognised jewellery designer and glass artist who has taught widely in Europe and the USA.

Day 1 – 18 February 2019

Creating long blown shapes and more complex decoration of blown beads including use of murrine and 1000 stripes beads. Stretching and bending blown glass.

Day 2 – 19 February 2019

Creating small blown vessels and cups

Day 3 – 20 February 2019

Blowing goblets

The program will include a number of demonstrations and practice sessions. It will be adapted and added to depending on the specific progress, interests and skills of those attending.

Prior experience required:

  • lampworking with soft glass COE 104
  • some experience of blowing glass

You will be most successful in this workshop if you can blow round hollow glass beads with soft glass using a mini-blow pipe. 


18 February @ 9:00 am
20 February @ 5:00 pm
$390 per person per day (includes all materials)


Festival of Glass


Cafe Zoo
23 High St
Drysdale, Victoria 3223
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