Make Glass Beads: Intro to Lampworking

  • Details

  • 9/16/17
  • 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • $98.0
  • Ages 15+
  • Categories

  • Hobby
  • Educational

Event Description

Make Glass Beads:  Introduction to Lampworking:  Making glass beads is great fun and an opportunity to play with fire in a controlled and supportive environment.  This class will teach you the art of lampworking, a technique of using a torch and melting glass rods to create various shapes.  Safety and appropriate equipment handling are emphasized.  Your beads will need to stay in a kiln overnight to be annealed.  No previous experience necessary.

Instructor: Karen Kubby

 

NOTE:  Participants must be at least 15 years old.

 

This class serves as a pre-requisite for Flower Power on September 22.  Take both Make Glass Beads and Flower Power and be awarded double points.

Registration is $98 and includes all materials, instruction, use of studio and tools, and annealing.  Register in person, via phone at 319 338-1566, or on-line.

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