Class Registration

  2018 Workshops
Wrinkles, Crinkles & Eye Twinkles
and Cabochons!

Register by Contacting Diane Sepanski, President of the ASGB
Saturday & Sunday, June 23 - 24 (2 day workshop)
Time:  10am to 4pm
In this intermediate to advanced workshop, students will cover basic concepts for creating silly designs with character.  A step-by-step process for glass beadmaking success will be presented which includes color masking techniques, fine stringer control, precision with dots, adding minute details, fixing mistakes, and use of tools to achieve the perfect shape.  The demos and instruction are flexible and allow for students to add their own artistic flare to the menagerie of designs.  Along the journey, students will also learn to create cabochons.  Hope to see you there! 

2018 Classes
Mesa Arts Center: Weekly Lessons

Register online or by phone 480.644.6500
Students will learn techniques to advanced glass design including color shading, overlay, sculpture, science behind flow, fine stringer work, and addressing issue which arise during the creative process. 

**Customized Private Lessons**
Available upon Request

Sharpen skills, learn new techniques, and create a variety of beads or off the mandrel projects.  A short list of techniques and surface decoration which can be taught during class:
Sculptural Techniques
Thompson Enamels
Etching Beads:  Tumbled vs. Chemical Bath
Basic to Advanced Encasing Techniques
How to use Dichroic Glass
Complex Floral and Twisted Cane
Making the most of Silver Glass
Mesh: Copper, Brass, and Fine Silver
Fine Silver Foil:  Encasing and Surface Detail
The Basics of Stringers and Dots
Addressing and Fixing Mistakes
Creating and Using Advanced Murrini
Lapidary Faceting with a Denver Lapping Machine
Flamework Cabochons and Cabochon Systems
Painting with Stringers to create Portraits
Seasonal Paperweight Projects
Soft Glass Implosions and Paperweights

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