Have you always wanted to learn how to make a glass bead and to discover its history and various techniques? Are you a novice that wants to expand or refine your skills?
The courses are structured so as to give the student the autonomy and knowledge to correctly and safely configure a processing study and the first fundamental notions regarding the ancient art of lampworking beads.
Do you already have experience in the processing of glass beads but want to deepen some techniques or improve yours? The intermediate/advanced private course is built on your need. The aim is to improve your skills starting from your level.
These courses are structured according to your needs and requirements. Together we will develop the most suitable program for you.
Working with open flames, the only requirement is that you have reached the age of majority.
All you need it to bring your creativity.
The course price includes all consumables and the objects made will remain the property of the students.
The basic program includes:
-set-up and security of a workplace
-list of materials and suppliers
-short theory on the physics and chemistry of glass
-candid beads (single color)
-handmade beads (the various experimentable shapes)
-surface decoration with peaks (thin glass rods)
-combed beads (or Phoenician)
-decoration with dots
-zanfirico peaks and application on the bead
(the program is intended as approximate and may vary according to the student’s needs and predispositions)
During the course, documentation through videos, photos and notes is absolutely allowed and indeed encouraged.
There will also be historical and curiosity about the tradition of working with glass and glass beads in Murano and Venice
Classes in my studio are one-on-one to maximize the time we’ll spend together .