James Blake

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James Blake was the Flat-shop instructor from 2009-2017 at the Non-Profit studio GlassRoots, located in Newark, NJ. He uses an interdisciplinary approach with ceramics, drawing/ painting, glass, and metal fabrication to create his own work focused mostly on the interaction of form and function. James has worked and studied with many craft organizations including Pilchuck Glass School, Pittsburgh Glass Center, Penland School of Crafts, and Urban Glass (Brooklyn, NY) He now works mainly out of his home studio in West Orange, NJ.


Pate de Verre: Warm Glass Casting

In this workshop you will be introduced to the process of traditional pate de verre casting through the making of small relief tiles or vessels, which will then be fired. […]

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