Flameworking / Glass Beads Workshop for all abilities
Book a personalised day for up to two people
We begin with a brief introduction to the equipment and safety procedures. You will then work side-by-side with the instructor as she demonstrates and explains the various bead making techniques. Some of the areas we will explore are:
- Consistently forming a good base bead
- Making and applying Frits
- Making/Pulling stringers / Applying stringer decoration
- Making Dots, layering dots
- Cutting hot Glass: Make a little flower
- Sculpting with a graphite paddle: Make a little hart
- Encasing your beads in glass
And of course all of the beads you make are yours to keep.
Our bead making facilities are available for hire, so you can come into the studio and practice in your own time once you are suitably experienced.
All materials and refreshment included
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Mardleybury Art Gallery
Mardleybury Gallery has a wide variety of beautiful art on sale along with prints and greeting cards of many of the original works.
A range of art workshops for beginners and intermediate artists, for adults and children over 10 years old, are available throughout the year - for further details please contact the gallery or call in person.
Mardleybury Gallery is very proud to be able to present a cross section of the broad range of artwork created by our very talented artists, below.
Please do visit us you will be made most welcome!