KILN FORMED BEAD WORKSHOP
Instructor: Jodi McRaney Rusho
Workshop 1: Saturday, January 30, 2016 [Full]
Workshop 2: Saturday, February 25, 2016
Glass with a Past
2041 E. 2100 S.
Salt Lake City, UT 84115
Members: $125 (contact Jodi for Guild Pricing Discount Code)
This fast paced workshop covers how to make a variety of different size, shape and style of kiln formed beads using Glass With a Past bead molds. We will begin at 9:00 a.m. sharp and make beads until 4:30, stopping for a quick catered lunch. Beads will be available for pick up the following week after fusing. This workshop will be held in Jodi’s studio in Salt Lake City, UT.
-This is class will use CoE90 art glass, stringers, powders and frits. This is the ONLY art glass class that Jodi teaches. Have a pile of frit and scrap that needs to be used?
-All materials will be prepared and provided. Students will need to bring a dust mask for working with frits and powders.
-Lunch is provided
-Workshop includes one bead making kit of your choice ($36 dollar value)
The number of beads that we make will be determined by how fast students are able to work, however, a conservative estimate is at least 100 beads per student. Class is limited to 6 students.
Some techniques that we will be covering:
-Frit and powder beads in lentil and square shapes
-Scrap glass beads in lentil, square, channel and triangle bead molds
-Fused Beads with Mica Decals
-Fused beads with stringer and dots
-Fused beads with nichrome loops to make components
-Fused glass bails
-Fused beads for use in chimes and ornaments
-Painted fused beads
-Fused beads with Murrini