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