In this 2-day workshop, Leah will increase your skill level and expand your knowledge of floral sculptures.
Day I: Floral Gardens & Special Techniques
Some of the techniques that will be covered will include floral and cased canes, surface decorations, feathering, several different types of latticino canes and clear casing. There will be an emphasis placed on design, color blending, and precise application of surface decorations with a focus on florals, perfecting your bead shapes and refining ends.
Day II: Glass flowers, leaves and berries bouquet
This is a perfect opportunity to work with Italian glass presses and other tools to create soft glass flowers, berries and leaves which can be used to make your own glass bouquets, decorative combs, necklace and brooch components. Soft glass will be used in this class including silvered glasses plus silver, palladium gold, glass frits and powders.
Intermediate/Advanced glass beadmaking.
Flameworking experience required.