Inserts and Outserts, (Garnishments)

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Tent 2 | Seminar

February 19, 2023, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Presented by: Joseph Madziarczyk

This seminar will focus on the devices other than stars that can be put inside (such as tourbillions and pupadels) and/or outside of the shell (rising effects) to enhance the overall effect. Learn how to add inserts and garnishments to spice up your shells. Followed by a discussion of the various popular insert shells and how they are assembled.

Additional Session Information
Beginner Friendly


About Presenters

Joseph Madziarczyk

is an accomplished fireworks maker concentrating on the Italian style of shell building. He is an award-winning photographer of fireworks; he has served as a national judge for PGI fireworks competitions and as the San Diego Area VP for WPA. During his career in fireworks, he had been both a consumer dealer of fireworks and a display operator. But most of all, he loves teaching pyrotechnic basics to beginners.

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