An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until March 28, 2020
Venture into the world of hot glass! Create one-off glass beads, miniature artworks that others will marvel at. Teaching the basics of glass beadmaking, the tutor thoroughly explains all aspects of the process, no experience is necessary. Students need good eyesight and the steady use of both hands. Scheduled class times are highly structured with a balance between demonstrations and students practicing techniques. Upon completion students have the knowledge to continue to practice their bead making skills in their own studios. Topics covered include: Health and safety, understanding equipment, glass and mandrel preparation, shaping beads, using stringers, decorative techniques, general tips, tricks and troubleshooting. Please note all tools and equipment are provided. Students will be required to supply their own glass rods, or purchase at the studio for approximately $30. Kathryn prefers Bullseye and you can preview colours at our online store.
Kathryn Wardill is a Melbourne based contemporary jeweller who received her Masters of Art, Fine Art by research from RMIT University in 1998. As a jeweller and glass artist she has sctively participated in group and solo exhibitions internationally for the last 21 years. Wardill’s dedication to researching jewellery objects which combine metal and glass, has resulted in solo exhibitions, artist in residencies and is represented by Studio Ingot and e.g.etal in Melbourne. More information can be found out www.wardill.com