Cane Goblets of Kenny Pieper
Since I began apprenticing with a glass artist last fall, I have been trying to learn as many different techniques as possible as an assistant. At my apprenticeship, one of the assistants is much more seasoned than the rest of us, so he ends up doing all the more technical work. Recently, I have been thinking that I really want to do more of the technical assisting and maybe, I should seek another apprenticeship. Coincidentally, this senior assistant’s wife recently had a baby, so he needs to take some time off from glassblowing to help care for the baby. As result, another assistant and I will be doing all the assisting for the next few months.
Today, another junior assistant and I did all the assisting and we did drills on many technical assisting necessary in making goblets. As you can see from the…
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