5 week Glass Bead Making for Beginners (May 2019) — Overview
In five weeks you'll learn how to make your own beautiful beads with surface decorations including dots, stripes, bubbles, flowers and more. You will be shown each process, with step-by-step demonstrations and then have plenty of guided time to practice.
This course covers all the basics, from health and safety, torch setup and glass types to annealing and kiln programming.
Location: Plymouth College of Art, Tavistock Place
Start Time: 17:45
End Time: 20:45
Start Date: 08/05/2019
End Date: 05/06/2019
No prior experience required.
Materials and Equipment
Materials for this course are included in the course fee. Please wear old clothes/an overall and strong, flat, closed-toe footwear.
Please note that all courses are subject to student numbers and will only run if sufficient numbers are achieved. Plymouth College of Art reserves the right to cancel a course if insufficient student numbers are recruited.
Lou lives in Devon and works in both Devon and London. She began working on arts projects in primary schools from 2002 and was fascinated by the art work of children and their fearless interaction with all media and materials. As a lifelong gatherer of decorative objects and adornments, she began to make them herself. Louise studied at Plymouth College of Art, gaining a First Class Honours Degree in Applied Arts, her focus on glasswork – enamelling, lamp-working and blown glass.
Lou has gained many accolades for her work and exhibited locally, nationally and internationally. She has worked and exhibited at Peter Layton’s London Glassblowing Workshops and been selected for The British Glass Biennale 2012.