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Basic Info for a Glassblowing Experience @ Three Dimensional Visions

The basic things you need to know about a glassblowing experience or workshop at our studio:  Available dates and times: GlassBlowing experiences and workshops are on Saturdays and Sundays from 10 am – 5 pm. Online Booking System: The studio uses an online booking system that you can access 24/7. You can pick your experience or workshop…

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Lighting the neglected Art!

Lighting has been crucial to humans throughout history. First, there was fire in caves, providing warmth, cooking, and vision. Then It proceeded through time with the Egyptians, the Greeks, and the Romans with their torches. From the Dark Ages to the Renaissance, having light meant status, stained glass windows with their reflected colors allowed people…

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Fusing Roll-ups

We love to take fused tiles and pick them up using a plunger or roll-up technique! We call that making cross-over pieces. Making the color setup in the warm glass studio and the form in the hot shop! So, if you are a fusers interested in having your work taken in a different direction, then…

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Remembrance Glass

Remembrance Glass provides a unique method of memorializing your loved ones by creating a glass form to hold the cremains or a glass sculpture that encases a small amount of their cremains within it. The 3-4 inch solid glass paperweight is the most popular option.   The process is simple for the Remembrance Paperweight. 1. Bring…

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Color

Color theory is an essential part of everyday life and art forms. It is the visible spectrum and is a useful tool for the artist. Color can sway thinking, evoke actions, and cause reactions. It is an integral part of communication. Factoid 1. Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary Colors Colors are divided into primary, secondary, and…

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Cups

We love to make cups and we love to sell them!  Examples of cup forms and sets that we have for sale in the studio can be found in our Giftware Section of the website. What A cylinder, or a cup, is one of the six basic forms of blown glass that we teach in…

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Glass Jewelry

We offer more than just Fine Glass Art at our studio gallery and showroom in Tomball! Craft glassware is also available for sale! You can also purchase pieces from our online gallery. We like to provide a variety of price options for our customers. Today we want to discuss glass jewelry. One of the more…

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The care and feeding of your glassblowing furnace

Well, this Fall has been a series of furnace issues! Owning and managing a glassblowing studio is not for the faint of heart, the risk-averse, or those on a tight budget! Ouch!   Last year we had to rewire our furnace with a high-temperature wire that cost a pretty penny. This year we emptied the…

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Repurposing Glass

Repurposing Glass is not as easy as 1,2,3. “I have these pieces that I don’t want. Can you do something with them?” We get contacted several times a month about this. Here’s the scoop: Every glass has its set of chemical and mechanical properties. If you don’t know what those are, you can’t work on…

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Safety

Safety is our top priority in the glassblowing studio! Everyone who makes glass with us must read & sign the online safety waiver. You must also undergo an in-studio safety orientation. Assume everything in this studio is very hot or sharp. Therefore, be careful where you lean or place your hands. If you don’t know, don’t touch!…

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