April 23, 2017
Beadmaking 1 / 1 Day Class
Sunday, April 23, 2017
10 am to 5 pm
Instructor: Maria Keating
Glass beads are a fun and colourful way to explore the world of glass! In this 1 day class you will melt rods of soft glass in a small torch to make a gorgeous assortment of beads. Starting with the basic bead shape, you will learn decorative techniques such as frit, dots and stringer and experiment with different shapes including simple sculptural forms. In addition we will cover technical aspects of glass and safety. No experience necessary. All materials are included.
Students who have taken this class are eligible to attend Newbie Nights.
About the Instructor
Maria Keating has been flameworking for over a decade, compiling techniques learned from the diverse local glass artists. As a teacher of organic gardening methods at the City of Vancouver Compost Demonstration Garden, she now brings her teaching methods to students who want to working in borosilicate and soft glass.