Learn to safely wield a torch to turn Italian glass rods or used beverage bottles into beautiful handmade glass beads in our glass working classes. Classes balance demonstration and practice to allow as much one-on-one instruction as possible.
Current Glass Classes
Explore the amazing art of glass beadmaking. Using a bench top torch you will transform colorful Italian glass rods into your own collection of beautiful handmade glass beads. Multiple beadmaking techniques, glass compatibility, tools & equipment, and set-up and safety... More about Glass Beadmaking: Beginning
This three day workshop brings new techniques to shape, surface applications, embellishment and control. Explore and integrate frits, foils, latticino, murini, dichroic, and metals into your work. Class provides ample torch time to concentrate on individual projects, troubleshoot common mistakes... More about Glass Beadmaking: Continuing
Take this class if you've already attended a BC glass beadmaking class and want time in an open lab setting to create beads and refine your skills. Equipment, tools and supplies are provided. Instructor is there to assist in your... More about Glass Beadmaking: Open Studio