Safely work in a hot glass studio and have fun learning to make your own glass beads! Demonstrations will be given on basic shaping techniques and surface embellishment with frit and stringers for your own custom look. Students will design and create up to five glass beads suitable for jewelry.
Please note: Please wear closed toe shoes. All tools provided, including specialty eye protection. No prior experience is required. Projects will be kiln fired following class, and project pick up information will be given during class time.
This class is appropriate for ages 14+. Students between the ages of 14-18 may attend only with parental permission.
If you would like to request a sign language interpreter, will be attending class with an aid, or have any preferences or concerns regarding a disability, vision, hearing, hand dexterity, or mental health please fill out our contact form
. If you would like to request a sign language interpreter, we ask that you please send a request at least 3 weeks prior to class.About the teacher
Marilynne Lipshutz is the executive director of Studio 34 Creative Arts Center, located in Rochester's Neighborhood of the Arts for more than 20 years. Marilynne retired as a psychotherapist and took up glass blowing, glass fusing, and casting as a hobby which grew into a successful teaching studio, now home to 28 local faculty and visiting artists from around the globe.
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