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    Beadmaking

    Along with carving and painting, beadmaking is among the oldest forms of art, dating back almost 3,000 years. In its ancient inception, beads symbolized wealth, barter, and even held curative powers. If you’re looking to accentuate your attire or maybe find a cure for a nasty cold, enjoy this beadmaking course. You'll learn basic flameworking skills, and intricate techniques such as dots, raking, twisty and more. If this class doesn't heat your rods, I don’t know what will.
    Beadmaking

    126 13th St, Brooklyn

    • Learn basic beadmaking techniques such as dots, raking, and twisty
    • Cover basic flameworking skills using a torch to melt rods of glass into beads
    • Create unique, custom beads
    • No experience necessary
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    Intro to Kiln Formed Glass: The Plate

    Kiln forming is the art of cutting various shades and colors of glass, fusing each piece together in a kiln, and creating a unique piece of artwork. In this two-part class, you will be taught all the fundamentals of kiln forming, from its rich historical background to the different techniques that make each piece unique such as fusing and slumping. In the first part, you'll create your own patterns and designs to be fused together in a kiln. The second session will introduce you to coldworking techniques that will be used to finish edges and create surface effects. You'll have ample opportunities to get hands-on as you create your own bowl or plate from glass.
    Intro to Kiln Formed Glass: The Plate

    126 13th St, Brooklyn

    • Hear about the history and context behind the practice of kiln forming
    • Learn the fundamentals of kiln forming such as slumping and fusing
    • Create your very own bowl or plate
    • No experience necessary
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