Saturday, December 18th | 10:00am-12:00pm | Flamework Bead Techniques for Beginners

$78.00
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 eight glass beads suitable for jewelry. 

Please note: Masks are required for both vaccinated and unvaccinated students at Studio 34. Closed toe shoes must be worn. No prior experience with glass required. Glass and eye protection included. Projects will be kiln-fired and available for pick-up the day after class.

Age:

This class is appropriate for ages 14+.

Location:
This class will take place indoors at Studio 34 Creative Arts Learning Center, located at 34 Elton St, Rochester, NY 14607. The studio is located on the second floor of the largest of the three brick buildings on Elton St. Please use the entrance on the right side of the building. Additional parking is located at the corner of Atlantic and Elton.

Accessibility:
If you would like to request a sign language interpreter, please fill out our contact form. Please also let us know if you have any preferences (seating, vision access, etc).

About the teachers:
Marilynne Lipshutz is the executive director of Studio34 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.

Michelle Arena is the studio director at Studio 34 Creative Arts Center, she has enjoyed stained glass art for more than 35 years. Michelle teaches all levels and techniques using the Louis Comfort Tiffany Method. She also teaches fused glass, mosaics, and flamework classes. Michelle's art can be seen on display in the Studio 34 Gallery.

Studio 34 Creative Arts Center is known for their small classes.

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