Hot artistry

Chris Spence, left, a sophomore graphic design major, uses tweezers to pull hot glass into a cactus bloom shape Thursday while Hershall Seals, right, art department chair, applies a blast of heat from a blowtorch and Isaac Hudson, a senior criminal justice major, helps hold the glass steady during a glassblowing class at the Baugh Center for the Visual Arts on the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor campus in Belton. Session One of community glassblowing classes began Monday. There will be three sessions, with each lasting seven days.