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5 Week Beginning Bead Class: Feb 19 – Mar 19

February 19 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Monday, repeating until March 19, 2018

Five Week Beginning Bead Class: Feb 19 – Mar 19

Instructor Nan Charif
February 19, 26, March 5, 12, 19, 2018
Five Monday Evenings
5:30pm-8:30pm

Learn the ancient craft of bead making on modern torches while making your own beads and bead jewelry. This is a great class to build your knowledge and confidence at the torch.

In this class you will focus on using Effetre (a traditional Italian soft glass) to create wound beads on a mandrel. You will learn basic shapes and basic design techniques such as: applying dots, pulling stingers, creating and using latticino cane. Over the course of the class you will also learn how to read the heat of the glass. No prior experience necessary.


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SESSIONS
Session I: February 19, 26, March 5, 12, 19, 2018 | Mondays | 5:30PM-8:30PM
Session II: April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 2018 | Mondays | 5:30PM-8:30PM
CLASS NOTES
There is a $42 material fee for this class; payable on the first day of class.

This class requires protective eye wear which will be provided by SGS. All students must wear close-toed shoes and cotton clothing is recommended.
After your first class you are welcome to sign up for practice time during our discounted open studio times on Thursdays from 12pm-4pm and Fridays from 5pm-9pm.

Notice:

Class is subject to cancellation if minimum number of students is not met.

Details

Date:
February 19
Time:
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Event Category: