INSPIRE – Classes for Teens – Glass Bead Making

INSPIRE – Classes for Teens
Tuesdays/Thursdays 3:45-5:15 p.m. Ages 12-18
Class Fee $10 These classes are funded in part by a grant from
the FACF Youth Advisory Committee.

These exciting and exploratory art classes are designed
to give middle and high school students a chance to learn
about art styles and mediums they might not get in a
classroom. All materials provided.

October 22 – Glass Bead Making

Using Italian glass rods and hot head torches students
will create 2-3 unique glass beads to fit a leather bracelet,
necklace or earrings.

Glass Bead Lampworking

Thursday 6:00-8:30 p.m. February 1
Class Fee: $55 ($50 Members) Ages 16-Adult
The term lampwork is derived from the Venetian tradition
which is known as “a lume” which means at the lamp.
Lampwork simply means that the beads have been
worked over a flame. Participants will use hothead
torches, MAPP gas and Italian glass rods to create one
of a kind art glass beads. Each student will use a variety
of sculpting tools, rods, stringers and frit to create at least
6 glass beads using basic bead building, dots, lines, and
shaping techniques. Limited to 8 participants.