Beads & Baubles #2
We will be continuing our learning the basics of making glass beads and work towards several types of surface decoration. Dots, bubbles, swirls raked hearts, reduction frit and encased designs will be highlighted.
This class will be customized to suit the needs of the participants. Beginners are welcome in this class. Students with some experience will advance their skills and become more comfortable on the torch.
|Saturday||Jan. 7th, 2017
9:30am to 5:00pm
|Al & Joans Hot Shop, Shields SK., (south of Saskatoon)||Yvonne Kurpjuweit|
Workshop Total Cost:
Glass Guild Members - $150.00
Non members (includes 2016-17 Guild Memberhip) - $195.00
Workshop is limited to 6 participants.
Registration form and the workshop cost is required for registration.
Cheques should be payable to the Saskatoon Glassworkers' Guild.
Submit completed form and cheque before December 3, 2016 to:
205 Rossmo Rd.
Saskatoon, SK, S7N 2W3
Download: Beads & Baubles #2 registration form
Workshop Materials List
Class includes glass rods, glasses, mandrels, tungsten pick, marvers, shapers, bead release, and frit.
Each participants needs to:
- Wear cotton or other non-flammable clothing with short sleeves or sleeves that can be rolled up or be tight to your wrists.
- Wear leather shoes or work boots, no sandals or cotton shoes.
Lunch - will be a potluck affair so please bring something to share as well as anything special you wish to drink.
Coffee will be available.
I started making beads twenty years ago. I began making polymer clay beads and jewelry and selling them at church sales and the fringe. I was always fascinated with glass and wanted to make glass beads but my parents would not allow the endeavour.