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Published: 8/14/2013


TMA Glass-blowing Demonstration

Photos of a glass-blowing demonstration lead by Master Instructor of Glass Leonard Marty on Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013 at the Toledo Museum of Art Glass Pavilion. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW.

Leonard Marty speaks to the audience as he leads a glass blowing demonstration. Marty has been an instructor for nearly 25 years. Marty says he likes working with glass Enlarge | Buy This Photo Leonard Marty speaks to the audience as he leads a glass blowing demonstration. Marty has been an instructor for nearly ...
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Master Instructor of Glass Leonard Marty polishes the bottom of a piece using a blow-torch. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Master Instructor of Glass Leonard Marty polishes the bottom of a piece using a blow-torch.
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Toledo resident Nanci Poling looks at pieces of frit which is melted down for blowing glass during a glass blowing demonstration. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Toledo resident Nanci Poling looks at pieces of frit which is melted down for blowing glass during a glass blowing ...
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Leonard Marty shows how glass can be stretched. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Leonard Marty shows how glass can be stretched.
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Leonard Marty removes a piece from the furnace. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Leonard Marty removes a piece from the furnace.
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Marty attaches a piece of glass that will be used as a base for the piece. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Marty attaches a piece of glass that will be used as a base for the piece.
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Marty does a technique called paddling to smooth out the glass. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Marty does a technique called paddling to smooth out the glass.
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Marty reheats a piece. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Marty reheats a piece.
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Ney resident Cliff Beattie, center, sits with his daughters Izabelle, 12, left, and Emery, 14. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Ney resident Cliff Beattie, center, sits with his daughters Izabelle, 12, left, and Emery, 14. "It was really cool," ...
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Master Instructor of Glass Leonard Marty rolls colored glass onto a piece. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Master Instructor of Glass Leonard Marty rolls colored glass onto a piece.
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Marty lets excess glass drip onto a metal table. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Marty lets excess glass drip onto a metal table.
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Leonard Marty does a technique called blocking. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Leonard Marty does a technique called blocking.
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An audience of about 75 people watch as Marty leads a glass blowing demonstration. Enlarge | Buy This Photo An audience of about 75 people watch as Marty leads a glass blowing demonstration.
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