"Let's fire it up." The beauty behind glass blowing --
SOT FULL michael roe, owner "And we're going to seal it off and suck the air out." --BUILDS ON A BREATHTAKING SHAPE-- ¤W3 33 ]] C2.5 G 3 [[ SOT FULL RUNS=:03 SOT FULL ryan smith, lampworker "Oh it's amazing, but it's so hard to explain." --WHERE FIRE MEETS THE GLASS-- ¤W4 33 ]] C2.5 G 1 [[ NAT FULL RUNS=:01 NAT FULL torch blowing ¤W5 33 ]] C2.5 G 4 [[ SOT FULL RUNS=:04 SOT FULL michael roe, owner "We can spin it out, we can wig-wag it back and forth." --TO TRANSFORM IT INTO FINE ART. ¤W6 34 ]] C2.5 G 10 [[ SOT FULL RUNS=:10 SOT FULL ryan smith, lampworker "I just loved the fire just melting the glass and watching it move. I'm really obsessed with the lines and controlling the lines." ¤W7 33 ]] C2.5 G 7 [[ SOT FULL RUNS=:07 SOT FULL michael roe, owner "I was mesmerized instantly. I seen the flame, the glass melting, And I knew right away it was something I had to get involved with and try." (standup) A ROD THIS SIZE CAN MAKE JUST ABOUT ANYTHING -- --LIKE THE FOOT OF A WINE GLASS OR A SMALL JAR. ¤W8 33 ]] C2.5 G 5 [[ SOT FULL RUNS=:05 SOT FULL chris mchugh, lampworker "I love the art form. I mean, it looks really sweet and you're able to make whatever you want out of anything." ¤W9 33 ]] C2.5 G 4 [[ SOT FULL RUNS=:04 SOT FULL michael roe, owner "There's alot of cool techniques to make the color just pop." ¤W10 34 ]] C2.5 G 13 [[ SOT FULL RUNS=:13 SOT FULL ryan smith, lampworker "Up until that point you don't know what happened in there over the night while it cooled. It could have cracked. And you go find it, and you get really excited when it turns out right." --THE SWEAT-- ¤W11 33 ]] C2.5 G 4 [[ SOT FULL RUNS=:04 SOT FULL michael roe, owner "People are aware of what we got going on." --AND THE PATIENCE -- ¤W12 33 ]] C2.5 G 4 [[ SOT FULL RUNS=:04 SOT FULL michael roe, owner "Everyday it's a learning process for most of us." MAKES THE FINAL PRODUCT WORTH THE WAIT. ¤W13 33 ]] C2.5 G 7 [[ SOT FULL RUNS=:07 SOT FULL chris mchugh, lampworker "It feels pretty cool to actually have something on the table and be like, 'Yeah, I made that.'" ¤W14 34 ]] C2.5 G 11 [[ SOT FULL RUNS=:11 SOT FULL ryan smith, lampworker "It's just how it feels, it's just how it flows back and forth and uses gravity. It's like a dance or a fight between heat and gravity." REPORTING FOR EAU CLAIRE'S OWN NEWS 18, I'M JESSE YANG.
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