2014 Glass Bead Making Level 1
Intro to Bead Making is a four-week, three-hour workshop designed to teach the student the basics of bead making on a small torch. Students will learn how to safely operate flame working equipment and learn about torches, fuels, tools as well as properties of different glass types. Students will start by learning to manipulate glass in the torch and move on to making basic bead shapes with various decorations. This is a hands-on class; long hair needs to be contained and shirts be long sleeved and cotton.
No previous glass experience is necessary.
Students are required to wear all natural fibers (cotton, linen, silk, etc.) and closed toe shoes. You might also want to bring a drinking container for water, and a sketchbook for notes.Safety glasses will be provided.
Cost of class: $375
To book a class please call the studio at 773 394 3252 to insure availability and reserve your spot. We also offer beadmaking for private parties!
2015 Glass Bead Making Level 1 Schedule