Friday, January 18, 2013

More Classes at Long Beach Island Foundation- The Jersey Shore is Open for Business!

From LBI Foundation of Arts & Sciences
Spring Catalog:

Fine Silver (Precious Metal Clay) &
Glass Jewelry

Saturday, March 30
10:00am -12:00pm

Instructor: Yvonne Yaar
Yvonne will show you how to cut and grind glass into shapes and then use the glass as a base for the sheet clay. PMC (Precious Metal Clay) sheetwill be cut by hand or with hole punches (various provided- star shapes, fish, etc.). The cut out piece of PMC will be placed on top of the glass, glued and then fired in the kin. Return to pick up pieces after it is fired."

Flameworking Glass Beads
Wednesday, April 17 6:00-8:00pm
AND Thursday, April 18 6:00-8:00pm

Instructor: Yvonne Yaar
learn basic glass bead making using Hot Head torches, a convenient and accessible way to practice lampworking at home. After you learn the basics, move on to intermediate skills like drop pendants and glass cane! Experience is not required, but those with experience will enhance their skills.

Slumpled Glass Dish
Saturday, April 27
10:00am – 12:00pm

Instructor: Yvonne Yaar
Use Bullseye glass to create a unique small dish. It could be used as a soap dish, spoon rest, candy dish, or coffee table art! You will learn how to layer glass for fusing. After it is fused flat, it will be placed over a dish mold and placed in a kiln. The heat in the kiln will allow the dish to “slump” into the mold. Return to pick up item after it is fired.

Dichroic Glass Jewelry
Saturday, May 25
10:30am – 12:30pm

Instructor: Yvonne Yaar
Bring your ideas and design one fused glass pendant and one pair of earrings that will be a conversation piece whenever you wear it. Get to know the tools and process for cutting and shaping glass. Return to pick up jewelry after it is fired.

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