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Leah Fairbanks - April 26-27, 2008

We are sooo pleased to be able to welcome Leah to our studio!
 
Floral Gardens & Special Techniques
Intermediate/Advanced glass beadmaking

 
Saturday and Sunday, April 26th and 27th, 2008, ---$480 (lunch included)
(+$75 mtls. fee--payable to instructor)

 
In this workshop, Leah will increase your skill level and expand your knowledge of beadmaking. Some of the techniques that will be covered will include floral and cased canes, surface decorations, feathering, several different types of latticino canes and clear casing. There will be an emphasis placed on design, color blending, and precise application of surface decorations with a focus on florals, perfecting your bead shapes and refining ends.
 
We will be using Effetre glass rods from Italy, Bullseye glass from the USA and Satake glass from Japan. A variety of materials will be provided to experiment with including palladium and gold leaf, fine silver wire, silver foil, glass powers, multi-colored handmade frit, and dichroic glass.
 
Leah's style of teaching balances demonstration with one on one attention. Throughout the workshop, students will be assisted with their individual needs. Please call to reserve your space, and please download our enrollment form and send with your payment/info.

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