Learn the basics of glass bead making during this one day intensive workshop. Basic skills will be demonstrated by the instructor and practiced by the students: basic bead making, using multiple colors, pulling stringers, applying lines and dots and shaping. We work with traditional Italian glass rods which come in a wide range of colors. General safety guidelines and home studio set up will be discussed.
Saturday 3/16, from 1 pm to 5pm
Sunday 3/17, from 10 am to 5pm (with 1.5 hour lunch break)
Tuition: $300 (includes a basic torch kit to take home) Kit Includes: Hot Head Turbo Torch, table-clamp torch holder, clear UV protective glasses, mandrel set, Flame Dri bead release, stainless steel rake, Italian rod assortment, and graphite paddle.
Registration deadline is February 25, 2019. We reserve the right to cancel the workshop by this date due to lack of enrollment. Should this occur you will receive a 100% refund.