Vitreous Enamel Reverse Painted Beads With Bronwen Heilman
June 21 @ 10:00 am - June 22 @ 4:00 pm$395.00
2 day class with Bronwen Heilman, Reverse Paining On Glass, Glass Bead Making.
Bronwen Heilman is a full-time studio artist, flame-work glass instructor and the Director of the flameworking studio at Sonoran Glass School in Tucson, Arizona. Her work has been exhibited and received awards in numerous juried exhibitions. She is a recipient of the International Glass Bead Society Presidents Award, first place in soft marble competition, and others. Her work is published in The Contemporary Shot Glass Book, 1000 Glass Beads, 500 Beaded Objects, Contemporary Lampworking, Glass Bead Masters, Bronwen Heilman: Vitreous Painting Techniques for Glass Beadmaking among others. Her most recent exhibition was “Lifeforms: The 2nd Rudolf and Leopold Blaschka Glass Biological Model Exhibition” in Corning, New York.
Saturday and Sunday June 20-21, 2020. 10Am till 4PM Bring a lunch or restaurants in the village. $395.00 per student.
This is an intermediate class focusing on how to work with enamels and how to apply them. We will be focusing on applying wet enamel, capturing your own line-drawings on a flat surface then, after firing the enamels; we will apply your image to a bead. Duration: 2 days.
Day 1: We will be creating our own one-of-a-kind small glass paintings. We will learn how different brushes create different effects, and how to sign you name on your
Day 2: We will be lighting the torch and rolling up our sleeves, as well as our paintings, to create beautiful pieces of wearable art. There will be a lot of hands on practice in order become comfortable with the amount of heat we need, and the new tools we will be using to make the images permanent on our beads. All equipment, tools, glass & enamels included. Beginner enamel kits and tools will be available for purchase from instructor if desired. All students must be at least 18 years of age. Wear 100% cotton clothing, tie long hair back, and wear closed toed shoes. We will send ‘homework’ before your class.
Supplies (supplied by Student):
All materials supplied by Summit Arts Center. Supplies for each student to bring: Safety glass working glasses. Didymium flame working glasses. And if you don’t wear glasses, please bring safety glasses, as we will be cutting glass. Dust mask (N100 or P100 are best) Working gloves (laytex, nitril or vinyl) Homework (I will send you a copy before the class) Bead making tools and favorite flame working tools.