Tuesday, January 26, 2010

It's Almost February...Who Can Believe It!

January is almost over and that is exciting for many reasons. First of all we are one month closer to spring!!! Secondly, we have some awesome classes coming up this February!!!

To end off the month, Jennifer will be putting up the details for her Fusing class tonight! She will be doing a fused bracelet using only fine silver wire. You will even learn to make your own clasp! Class runs on Saturday January 31st. Check the site for all of the details tomorrow.

We begin the month of February with a Technique Night with Dwyn Tomlinson--Long and Shaped Beads! Some lampworking experience required. This class is for the Advanced
Beginner or Intermediate lampworker. This class runs on Tuesday February 2nd from 7 to 9:30pm.


Thursday February 4th is Basic Bead Stinging with Nadine Foskin from 6:00 to 8:30pm. This is a beginner class and is rarely offered on a Thursday night so do not miss this opportunity.


Saturday February 6th is the Turquoise Lustre Blooms with Stephanie Dixon from 10 to 1pm.


Stephanie will also be offering a ring class in the afternoon. We are just working out the kit fee and the details will go up on the site. The cost of the class is $30.00 (+GST) and it is a beginner level class.


Tuesday February 9th is another Technique Night with Dwyn Tomlinson--Foiled Again, Keeping it Shiny with Silver Foil. Some lampworking experience required. This class is for the Advanced
Beginner or Intermediate lampworker. This class runs from 7 to 9:30pm.


Friday February 12th is Charmed I'm Sure with Heather Bell-Denison. This is an introduction to Art Clay Silver. It runs from 10:30 to 5:30pm.


Saturday February 13th is a new class for Heather, An Introduction to Art Clay Copper. This is a different type of class than the Art Clay Silver. Art Clay Copper is a new product that Heather has been working with a lot. This is a beginner class and it runs from 10 to 5pm.



Lezlie Winemaker will be here this month. She is offering two Lampworking Weekends on Saturday February 13th and 14th and then again on February 27th and 28th. These are both beginner classes and run from 10 to 6pm each day. Lezlie rarely teaches with us, so this is a once in a while treat! I would book early to avoid disappointment.



Dwyn has a 4 Hour Introduction to Lampworking to Tuesday February 16th from 4 to 8pm. If you are wondering about Lampworking, trying to figure out if it is for you, this a great way to start!


Saturday February 20th Stephanie Dixon is here with her Wire Crochet Earrings from 11 to 1pm. This is a beginner class.



Saturday February 20th Amy Waldman-Smith will be offering a 5 hour one day Introduction to Lampworking from 11 to 4pm.


Sunday February 21st is Robert Burton's Silver Braided Bracelet class from 1 to 4pm. This is an intermediate level class. Beginner course/some wire working experience required prior to taking this class.

Heather Bell-Denison is offering the Art Clay level One Certification Course on February 26th to the 28th. This is an advanced class, suitable for those students who are very serious about Art Clay. Students are required to have taken an Introduction course as well as having completed many projects. This course is not offered often, so if you are interested now is the time to register!


Don't forget about Happy Hour Torching on Thursday evenings, buy one hour get one free!

Happy Beading

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