Introduction to Glass Art: Torch Working and Beadmaking
10 am - 2 pm
Create beads and more in this hands-on introductory glass art course. Students will explore the amazing world of lampworking by utilizing clear and colored glass rods, along with various tools and techniques. Learn more about the process of melting, shaping, and forming the glass…then annealing your finished pieces. Additionally, students will learn about the science, history, technology, and culture of this unique medium.
Students will focus on:
1. Safety and material practices are covered and emphasized throughout this course.
2. Turning torches on and operating equipment, tools, and flame techniques.
3. Participants will learn how to create bead forms while exploring various techniques, applications, and styles.
4. Students will have open studio time to create their own work after learning the basics.
All supplies are provided.
Saturday, August 5
10 am – 2 pm
Instructor: Robb Dunmore
Age: Adult (15+) | All levels