Make Glass Beads: Intro to Lampworking through Kirkwood Community College–this class is full–call to get on a waiting list.
Date and Time: 01/18/2020 from -
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.
Registration is through Kirkwood Community College. Register at:
www.kirkwood.edu and go to Continuing Education and then search for Beadology Iowa under the instructor search. On site registrations will be taken if registration through Kirkwood meets minimum requirements of two participants. Instructor: Karen Kubby.
$40 instructor fee/$65 materials fee