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Delphi's Lansing Creativity Center
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Approx. Material Cost: Included
Experience Required: Some previous beadmaking or other flameworking experience is required, intermediate to advanced
Type of Class: Demonstration and hands-on projects
Class Description: This 2-day class with flameworking artist Kim Fields, is devoted to assisting you in achieving your own unique sculptural bead designs using the sea as our inspiration. Demonstrations will include a variety of sculptural fish and sealife in bead form, as well as small sculptures. Techniques will include assembling complex canes, color mixing and overlays. Topics including temperature control and precision stringer and dot application and placement will also be covered. This class is intermediate level.
All materials and use of tools and torches are included.
Kim began working with glass in 1999 and found it so creatively fulfilling that she eventually left her 20 year corporate career behind to devote herself completely to the art of glass.
An accomplished teacher, Kim has taught at many glass studios throughout the United States, as well as internationally.
Safety: Please do not wear open shoes/sandals.
Long pants are recommended.
Wear natural fibers - cotton, linen, etc.
Tinted safety glasses are required - Delphi will provide if necessary
Tools & Materials Included: Includes materials (104 COE glass) and use of torches & tools
Additional Tools & Materials: Suggested tools list: Didymium glasses will be provided if necessary,
Notebook and pen, Graphite stump shaper marver, brass stump shaper marver (small), Blunt end tweezers, Angled serrated tweezers, Stamp tweezers, Tweezer mashers (8” with ¾” pad), Dental tool (professional scraper), 4 Way wood rasp file, Small glass shears, Tungsten pick (straight), Scalple, Large ball stylus, Single-edge razor blade tool, Small knife, Glass mosaic nippers
Tools will be available to use in class or to purchase.
See the cancellation policy.
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