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Gualala Arts Workshop
Beginning and Advanced Glass Blowing
Instructors: Fred "Sonny" Cresswell & Leslie Moody

Glass blowing - Seaview Art Glass
Offsite workshop held at:
Seaview Art Glass
27780 Seaview Road
2006 classes starting Saturdays:

  • April 8
  • May 13
  • June 10
  • July 8
  • August 12
  • September 9
All classes: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Must register one week prior to each class; $15 non-refundable registration fee. Register by contacting Fred "Sonny" Cresswell or Leslie Moody, (707) 847-3443 or

Beginning (Two Day): Members $350, Non-members $385
Advanced (Five Day): Members $750, Non-members $825

Min. 4 students; max. 6 students
Age: 18 years and over

The workshop will include Hot Shop basics for beginners; tools, techniques and safety, as well as demos and hands-on experience. Handouts will include a Hot Glass safety Outline and handbook; Beginning Glassblowing by Ed Schmid. Each student will come away with a piece of their own creation.

The studio is a state-of-the-art glass blowing shop that Fred has been operating since 1974. He has 40 years experience and has taught glass blowing for many of those years. Leslie Moody has over 25 years glass blowing experience and also has taught many students.

For more information, see their website: