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Santa Barbara Art Glass

706 E Mason St, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-3313
+1 805-965-1541
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Amazing Experience!

Saul is an amazing teacher who will guide you through the process of creating a glass sculpture... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mark M
Excellent experience at beginners Class

My sisters and I took a class yesterday. We had an amazing time. So much fun!!!! He was such a... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2018
TraciGoshen
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Make something beautiful: in our private glassblowing class for two with an item to take home. A stone's throw from Stearn's Wharf rests Saul Alcaraz's studio, Santa Barbara Art Glass, where you'll discover blown glass is functional art -- and that you're capable of creating a masterpiece.
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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706 E Mason St, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-3313
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+1 805-965-1541
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Saul is an amazing teacher who will guide you through the process of creating a glass sculpture that you will treasure. You will learn how to color and blow glass into a work of art, while creating your own keepsake in the process. Great family...More

Thank Mark M
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Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

My sisters and I took a class yesterday. We had an amazing time. So much fun!!!! He was such a great teacher and so patient with each of us. We each made a bowl. Each piece was so unique and beautiful. We highly recommended taking...More

Thank TraciGoshen
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Reviewed 9 January 2018

Such a delight to see a true artist & master of glass blowing! Saul is a warm & friendly person who is happy sharing his skills with everyone. His studio abounds with his accomplished works of art. Lamps, vases, ornaments, glasses, bowls and so much...More

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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

We went for our five year wedding anniversary for something unique and artistic. This class was excellent! Saul is very knowledgeable teacher and encouraging throughout. The rest of the staff is friendly, and made us feel right at home. We were thrilled by how much...More

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Reviewed 30 August 2017

Saul is an excellent instructor...thorough, patient and willing to allow the student to do their best. I made a bowl that turned out excatly as I envisioned with the guidance of Saul.

Thank Joseph M
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sbartglass, Owner at Santa Barbara Art Glass, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Dear Joseph, Thank you for sharing your time with our Tripadvisor friends! Hope to see again in beautiful Santa Barbara. best regards, Saul

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Reviewed 31 July 2017

We had been wanting to try Glass Blowing. This class was awesome and Steven and Saul were excellent teachers. I highly recommend this experience. They are true artisans.

Thank Camille M
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sbartglass, Owner at Santa Barbara Art Glass, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Dear Camille, Thanks so very much for sharing your experience with our Tripadvisor's friends! Best regards, Saul

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Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Something completely different! The three of us did the beginner's class. Saul is passionate about his work but is a calm and patient teacher. We were delighted with the items we made and thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience. At the end of the class we...More

Thank Juliet_xxx
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sbartglass, Owner at Santa Barbara Art Glass, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2017

Dear Juliet_xxx, Thank you so much for your kind review. Hope to see you again in our studio.

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Reviewed 17 May 2017

I came here afraid and sure I was not artistic at all. With some patience and confidence building techniques, they took me out of my fear based place and into a place of confidence and pride. I came home with two great goblets that I...More

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sbartglass, Owner at Santa Barbara Art Glass, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

Dear 510kerryg, Thank you so much for your kind words it was truly a pleasure having you in our Studio. Hope to see you again in beautiful Santa Barbara.

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Reviewed 15 April 2017

My friend took me on a birthday surprise to a private class, and it will forever be one of the best birthday presents I've ever received! I was pleased how educational the experience was. Saul (owner, instructor, artist) is very patient and has a passion...More

Thank Gina M
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sbartglass, Owner at Santa Barbara Art Glass, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017

Dear Gina M, Thank you so much for your kind review! Hope to see you again in beautiful Santa Barbara. So glad you had an amazing experience.

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Reviewed 10 April 2017

Saul, the owner, glass blower, and instructor, is AMAZING. He will not let you flounder in your task of making a glass masterpiece! I went to SB Art Glass with a group of 6 and we all made something, which was really cool. And when...More

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sbartglass, Owner at Santa Barbara Art Glass, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017

Dear pincessinchica, Thank you so much for your review! Hope to see you again in beautiful Santa Barbara.

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Search sbartglass At the top of the page you will see classes. This is the website of the glass blowing shop. If you do not find exactly what you are looking for here, call them at the number listed on the website. They... More
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