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Pattern & Patina: Glass Beads

at UrbanGlass - Fort Greene
647 Fulton St, Brooklyn, New York 11217

In this 5 day workshop, we will focus on stringer control and shaping of glass beads on a mandrel. Then we will move on to adding surface patina by the application of metals to  the glass in the form of powder, leaf and silver glass. In addition, there will be the introduction of design methods and principles, sources of inspiration and their...

$825

5 sessions

Monday Nov 12th, 6pm

Bead Stringing

at Brooklyn Charm - Williamsburg
145 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11211

Learn to incorporate beads into your chain and charm jewelry designs. In this class, you will learn how to use nylon coated beading wire, crimp beads and crimp covers. The following materials are included in the course: Glass Beads 5 charms Crimp beads, crimp covers, and stringing materials 1 finished chain necklace Tools are loaned out for...

Tuesday Aug 21st, 6pm

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Introduction to Wire Wrapping: Beaded Chain Necklace

at Brooklyn Charm - Williamsburg
145 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11211

Learn to use wire cutters, chain nose and round pliers in combination with wire and beads to assemble a beaded chain necklace. You will learn how to make a wire wrapped loop to make a beaded chain. The following materials are included in the course: Assorted pack of glass beads – you choose color 3 feet of 24 gauge wire 1 finished necklace...

Wearable Cut Paper

at 92nd Street Y - Upper East Side
1395 Lexington Ave, New York, New York 10128

Join world-renowned paper-cutting artist Beatrice Coron for an intense workshop of serious fun! Study wearable and collapsible structures to explore unique ways to tell stories. Participants cut their designs into Tyvek to create jewelry, scarves and masks. Design compositions and discover paper-cutting skills to make paper dimensional with basic...

$285

2 sessions

Monday Jan 7th, 10am

The Joy of Frit: Beadmaking 101

at UrbanGlass - Fort Greene
647 Fulton St, Brooklyn, New York 11217

This introductory class will cover the basics of bead making! We will go over basic safety protocols, then dive into the beautiful world of glass beads. Through simple techniques, we will explore different shapes, colors, and processes in the flameworking studio. Discover how frit, crushed up colored glass, can give your beads a different unique look....

$275

Bottles to Beads

at UrbanGlass - Fort Greene
647 Fulton St, Brooklyn, New York 11217

One person's junk is another person's treasure! In this 2-day workshop, we will learn the recycling properties of everyday glassware and how to transform it in the flame shop into something new. Students will experiment with melting and pulling glass cane, while also learning the basics of flameworking glass beads. We will not only cover how to select...

$425

2 sessions

Surface Decoration Techniques for Glass Beads

at UrbanGlass - Fort Greene
647 Fulton St, Brooklyn, New York 11217

Take your beads to the next level! This class will cover a variety of surface techniques, including complex dot patterns and layering, stringer control, mixing colors on the surface of the bead, precise shaping, troubleshooting.  Each class will start with a 30 min demo of a specific technique, followed by practice time, assistance, and conversation....

$400

3 sessions

1 Day Intensive Bead Making

at UrbanGlass - Fort Greene
647 Fulton St, Brooklyn, New York 11217

Take a full day to immerse yourself in the art of glass beads. Students will learn how to melt colorful rods of glass to form unique creations. The workshop will begin with basic round forms and pattern layering; then move onto more complex shapes including, flat, square, and bi-cone. Sculptural techniques will be explored in order to make whimsical...

$175

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Bead Making: Mastering Sculptural Detail

at UrbanGlass - Fort Greene
647 Fulton St, Brooklyn, New York 11217

This workshop is for anyone new to flameworking or those looking to refine their skills. Students will learn how to melt colorful rods of glass and form unique beads. The workshop will begin with basic round forms and dot layering; then move onto more complex shapes and patterns required to make various animals, skulls and robots.  ...

$500

4 sessions

A Day of Colorful Beads: Intro to Flameworking

at UrbanGlass - Fort Greene
647 Fulton St, Brooklyn, New York 11217

In this beginning beadmaking class, students will explore the many wonderful qualities of flameworked glass. Through color play and learning basic techniques, students will get a rounded introduction to the flame studio, and walk away with some colorful, wearable treasures. 

$300

Dichroic Party Time: Intro to Beadmaking

at UrbanGlass - Fort Greene
647 Fulton St, Brooklyn, New York 11217

Learn about beadmaking basics, including safety, color techniques, forms and processes in the flame studio to craft a wearable piece of art. Then take your bead to another level with the wonder of Dichroic glass, a specially treated, colorful material that will amaze you! Open to all ages and levels.

$450

2 sessions

Decorative Glass Bead Pens

at UrbanGlass - Fort Greene
647 Fulton St, Brooklyn, New York 11217

Create a special, one-of-a-kind, decorative glass bead pen! In this one day class, you will be introduced to flameworking techniques such as dots, feathering, frit, textured surfaces, and twists to create unique glass beads. After the beads are cooled, they will be added to your pen!

$300

Animal Beads for All Ages

at UrbanGlass - Fort Greene
647 Fulton St, Brooklyn, New York 11217

Take a full day to immerse yourself in the art of glass beads. Students of all ages will learn how to melt colorful rods of glass to form unique animal beads. The workshop will begin with basic round forms and pattern layering; then move onto more complex shapes and patterns required to make animals. Students will learn the process of how to engineer...

$500

4 sessions

Sculptural Beads & More

at UrbanGlass - Gowanus
126 13th St, Brooklyn, New York 11215

Students will learn how to construct and pull murine pattern cane and how to fabricate complex forms, bringing these techniques together in their final pieces. During this two day intensive class, the focus will be on constructing sculptural beads as well as figurative and abstract forms. Important Things to Note: Prerequisite: Beadmaking Part...

$350

2 sessions

Glass Beads and Core-Forms

at UrbanGlass - Fort Greene
647 Fulton St, Brooklyn, New York 11217

Students in this class will focus on forms which employ core-forming techniques in order to create glass beads and hollow containers using the flameworking process. Before the invention of the blowpipe, the ancient Egyptians used the technique known as core forming to make small glass containers. This class will revisit this process in a contemporary...

$525

6 sessions

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