October 10-31, 2019
Thursdays, October 10 - 31, 2019
6:30 to 9:30 pm
Instructor: Sonya Labrie
Glass beads are a fun and colourful way to explore the world of glass! In this 4-week class you will make a gorgeous assortment of beads. Starting with the basic bead shape, you will learn how to control heat and gravity, the foundations of beadmaking.
From there you will learn decorative techniques such as frit, dots and stringer, and will experiment with different shapes including simple sculptural forms. You will also learn how to use tools like pokers, presses and mashers effectively.
No experience necessary. All materials are included.
Students who complete this course can access the studio for our newbie night program. Click here for more information about newbie nights.
About the Instructor
Sonya Labrie is a graduate of the Craft & Design Program majoring in glass, at Sheridan College (SOCAD) in Oakville, ON. She works and teaches at several glass facilities in Vancouver and has been the recipient of many prestigious awards for glass arts.