Flameworking is a small scale version of glassblowing. Students are seated at a bench with a small torch flame that’s used for melting rods of different coloured glass. The work is intricate and detailed – perfect for creating glass jewelry or small sculptural items.
Learn the fundamentals of beadmaking with Melody in a 1 on 1 session or take the class with a friend. Students will acquire the foundations needed to work independently on their own creations, and the marbles and glass beads are yours to keep!
Topics covered include:
- overview of safety, tools and equipment
- how to make a basic bead
- shaping beads
- decorating with dots
- creating stringers and twisties
- decorating with stringer and feathering
- decorating with gold/silver leaf
- making marbles
- encasing beads
Instructor: Melody Jewitt
No experience necessary
Cost: $180 + HST for private 1 on 1 booking. $95 + HST each for a 2-person class