glass bead making
Glass Owl Beads: What a Hoot!$98.00 Add to cart
Date and Time: 02/11/2018 from noon to 4PM
Instructor: Wendy Ford
Prerequisites: Make Glass Beads or equivalent. See class on Jan. 12.
This class is for the advanced beginner/intermediate lampworker. Expand your skills by learning embellishment techniques to add wing patterns, ears, eyes, and beak to a core barrel bead to make your personalized owl.
Make Glass Beads: Intro to Lampworking–only one seat left!$105.00 Add to cart
Date and Time: 06/21/2019 from 5:30PM to 9:00PM
Instructor: Karen Kubby
Prerequisites: No experience necessary.
Making glass beads is great fun and an opportunity to play with fire in a controlled and supportive environment. This class will teach you the art of lampworking, a technique of using a torch and melting Effetre glass rods to create various shapes. Safety and appropriate equipment handling are emphasized. Your handmade beads will need to stay in a kiln overnight to be annealed.
NOTE: Participants must be at least 15 years old.
This class serves as a pre-requisite for use of Beadology Iowa's flame studio and next steps glass classes.