Glass Academy Blog
Becoming an Apprentice Glass Blowerby Michelle Plucinsky
Becoming an apprentice glassblower is no easy feat, but it can be a highly rewarding experience. If you’re willing to put in the time and effort required, apprenticeship glassblowing will give you the opportunity to explore creativity, hone your skillset, and even discover unique glassworking techniques that may change how glass art is made in modern times.
What are Your Words for 2023?by Michelle Plucinsky
For instance, a customer reached out this week wanting to take the private class for herself and friends. After she got done saying our products were “silly, ugly,” and “nothing she’d ever put in her home” she continued to tell us exactly what ........
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BATCH Gallery and the Exciting Road for 2021!by Michelle Plucinsky
BATCH Gallery features handcrafted, high quality, and carefully curated works of glass art, both functional and decorative. While many of your favorite traditional items like pumpkins and ornaments will still be sold, you’ll also begin to see new accessory items such as candles, tote bags, and puzzles with our products on them, as well as blank gift cards with gorgeous imagery. Seasonal themed shows will continue with new artists regularly being featured in the gallery. Along with different mediums and more décor items such as lamps and beautiful drinkware sets like pitchers & drinking glasses.
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Finding Joy in Changeby Michelle Plucinsky
Watching our shows every Tuesday and Friday at 6pm on Facebook, with products being made, gives people added relief to a crazy life. So we are very thrilled that we are able to continue our shows on Facebook, even if customers are not with us physically in the studio, the FB platform has allowed us to keep the dialog alive! It’s been very exciting!
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Do you have the Shiny Object syndrome?by Michelle Plucinsky
Try as I might, I can’t stop. I’m continually thinking of ways to improve, advance, explore, and try new ideas. It’s just exciting!! The shiny object floats past my vision, enters my mind, and I can’t stop until we’ve tried the idea, product, etc.
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