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Bring the Heat: Richard Whiteley Live Streamed Demonstration

Watch glassmaker Richard Whiteley bring the heat as he blends elements of mold-making techniques with the processes of glass blowing. He contrasts the simplicity of the cylinder form and the inherent beauty of glass with a process of distortion, which involves manipulating the forms without aesthetic judgment. See the results starting at 1:12:08. Subscribe to our channel to receive updates when we're live In our Bring the Heat demo series, join us for a live stream of glass artists demonstrating their expertise and skillful execution while “in the zone.” During each demo, an artist will present a personal design they’ve worked to perfect, and they will be live on the mic to narrate as they work—a rarity for live artist demonstrations and a first at the Museum. Find the full schedule of glassmaking live streams on