Beginning Lampworking: Making Glass Beads with a Torch

$46.90

This is a comprehensive beginning lampworking course. Learn about safety, lampworking and beadmaking equipment, glass properties, beadmaking techniques and annealing. Using table-top oxygen/propane fueled torches and soft glass, students will learn to make beads of various shapes; how to use shaping, raking and poking tools; surface decoration; pulling stringers; basic encasing, and simple cane-making.

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What You Will Learn

Class 01:

  • About the instructor
  • Basic Materials
  • Safety Measures

Class 02:

  • Different types of torches
  • Demo torches
  • Oxygen Tanks
  • Different glass colors and how they react
  • Understanding coe

Class 03:

  • Making different shapes
  • Cylinder beads
  • Square beads
  • Round beads
  • Freeform

Class 04:

  • Stringer Preparation
  • Stringer Decoration
  • Lines & Swirls
  • Bead Presses

Class 05:

  • Dots & Flowers
  • Plunged Dots
  • Encasing

Class 06:

  • Fundamentals of Sculptures
  • Sculptures on mandrel
  • Sculptures directly on glass
  • Hummingbird Sculpture
  • Swan Sculpture

Bonus Items:

  • Animal Bead Sculpture on Mandrel
  • Follow-Along Step-by-Step Workbook

Open Facebook Group to students of this course:
Curious Mondo: Beginning Lampworking

Time table:
6 hours

Level:
Basic / Intermediate / Advanced

Target market:
Glass enthusiasts, artists, people interested in a new fun hobby.

Main objective:
Learn beginning lampworking skills.

Prerequisite:
None

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