Intermediate Glass Bead Making
Jo Tricker Glass
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Encasing, Dot Displacement and Poked Dots
Learn how to encase your beads to give them depth and more of a 3D look, how to create stripes from a dot by using glass displacement, and how to make forced bubble decoration in your beads. All glass materials, gas, kiln firing and and safety gear is included.
These classes are a private lesson for one and a half hours working at your own pace with glassmaker Jo Tricker. Come on your own or bring a friend - the torch can be shared across two people if you book two consecutive lessons. Tuition is conducted in Jo's own 75 sq m studio in the Judea Industrial Estate. Minimum age requirement is 12 years of age - parents are welcome to stay with their child.
Lessons are available on weekdays between 9 and 2.30pm and on Saturday mornings, at a time that can be negotiated with you. Participants must have already completed Beginners Glass Beadmaking Class 1 and 2 in order to do this class, or to have prior beadmaking experience.
Studio hire is available for students who do not have their own equipment and wish to continue practising what they have learnt. Studio hire is only available to those who have completed a Beadmaking class with Jo.
Jo is passionate about glass and has been glassmaking for 8 years. She is proficient in fusing, casting and flameworking techniques. In addition, Jo was an English Language Teacher for three years in the private sector, teaching English to those in the age range of 18 - 80 years. To see more of her bio please click here.
To see a video on flameworking and how it is done, please click here: