Artifactory’s Life Drawing Drop-In Session
Date and Time: 01/21/2018 from 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Drawing the figure is captivating and challenging. The figure may later inhabit our landscapes and scenes. Bring your drawing and sketching supplies for this monthly session of life drawing with a live model sponsored by Artifactory. Must be at least 18 years old to participate.
No pre-registration necessary. $10 at the door.
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.
Flame II: Next Steps in Making Glass Beads$98.00 Add to cart
Date and Time: 01/21/2018 from noon to 3PM
Instructor: Wendy Ford
Prerequisites: Make Glass Beads or equivalent. See class on January 12.
Continue to explore the art of lampworking with a torch and glass rods. In this class, you will learn more techniques for manipulating color, making the perfect dot, and shaping with a goal of making a variety of more complicated shapes, including a hollow bead–see the great fish beads in the photo to the left. Your beads will be annealed overnight at the store.
You must be at least 15 years old to register for this class.
Take both Make Glass Beads and Flame II for double rewards points.
Make Glass Beads: Intro to Lampworking$98.00 Add to cart
Date and Time: 01/12/2018 from 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Instructor: Karen Kubby
Prerequisites: No previous 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 Italian Effetre glass rods to create various shapes. Safety and appropriate equipment handling are emphasized. Your 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 Flame II on Sunday, January 21. Take both Make Glass Beads and Flame II and be awarded double points.
Make 3 Pairs of Earrings: Intro to Wirework$58.00 Add to cart
Date and Time: 01/13/2018 from 3:00PM to 5:00PM
Instructor: Cheryl Weatherford
Prerequisites: No experience needed.
Learn how to use jewelry making tools to make a wrapped loop. This skill allows you to make dangles for earrings or pendants that are beautiful and secure. A second skill taught is making a closed wrapped loop inside of a closed loop, allowing you to attach dangles to a closed loop such as a chain. You will make earrings from glass, stone, pearls, and Swarovski crystals.