220 E. Washington St.
Make Glass Beads: Introduction to Lampworking: Making glass beads is great fun and an opportunity to play with fire in a controlled and supportive environment. This class will teach you the art of lampworking, a technique of using a torch and melting glass rods to create various shapes. Safety and appropriate equipment handling are emphasized. Your beads will need to stay in a kiln overnight to be annealed. No previous experience necessary.
Instructor: Karen Kubby.
NOTE: Participants must be at least 15 years old.
This class serves as a pre-requisite for Flame II on Sunday, January 21. Take both Make Glass Beads and Flame II and be awarded double points.
Registration is $98 and includes all materials, instruction, use of studio and tools, and annealing. Register in person, via phone at 319 338-1566, or on-line.