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This technique made popular by such famous jewelers as Lalique, Faberge and Tiffany, has withstood the test of time. This class will introduce you to the basics of fusing glass to metal with heat, and the various methods by which you can create your own look. We will be using a torch to create two pairs of earrings, or multiple pendants, for you and your friends to enjoy.
A/K/A - i LOVE making jewelry; but now I need to know how to sell it! How do I begin this daunting process? With friends? Co-waorkers? At shows? This workshop will cover the basics from accepting payment, applying to shows, presentation and displays, sales, customer service, and much more. Everything we wish we had been told before we started!
Using your own custom made stamps will not only bring you the personal satisfaction of working with your own designs, it will also give your work a level of personal style that commercial stamps never could. Students will be exposed to a variety of traditional and unconventional ways to make their own stamps while focusing on hand carving. Time will also be spent discussing and experimenting with paints, inkpads and glue as students learn how to use their new tools! $40 materials fee includes all stamping materials except cloth and enough paint to use in class. Students should bring in Sign Up For Class »
In this fun class, Abel Costa, a Boston and Brooklyn based artist exploring Cognitive Science, performing arts, and design, will guide your creative exploration. You may have seen and coveted Abel's creations adorning the windows of Bead + Fiber. Abel, a practitioner of the healing arts,who incorporates mindfulness and theta healing into his artistic process, and enjoys making dream catchers, will inspire you with the locally sourced materials with which you will create an 8 inch dream catcher of your own