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Lampwork or glass bead making courses, classes and workshops are taught all across the UK. Lampwork (also known as flamework or 'torchwork') courses are available as taster sessions, day, evening and weekend courses. Hot glass beadmaking is an extremely absorbing, satisfying craft with huge creative potential and range.

Come and learn how to make unique glass beads from rods of glass in the flame... addictive fun for you alone or with friends where i do a 50% reduced rate for the second and subsequent people.. 3 hrs where you make the beads in the flame and keep them all. An opportunity to make them into beautiful jewellery if you choose on the day. A great gift! NEW.............................Pottery transfers, choose an item to decorate...
Flamework/Lampwork bead making is the process of making glass beads using; in this case, a hot head. In this beginner's class (for up to 2 people) we will look at: equipment and health and safety, using the torch, making a basic doughnut shaped bead, plus decoration and some shaping. Expect to make around 8 beads in this 3 hour session, I can also help you build on existing skills such as making sculptural animal beads,...
Come and spend 3 hrs having addictive fun on my lamp....you will watch a demo of how to make glass beads in the flame and you will them be let lose on the torch to make your own. You can spend the entire time playing with glass, or split your time with flamework and making the beads into jewellery to take home. All materials and snacks supplied...........bring a friend and get 50% reduction for the...
This is a full day intensive course to give you an introduction to bead making and lampwork. All aspects of glass bead making for beginners will be covered, tools & equipment, health & safety, types of glass etc followed by demonstration and practice of basic tasks such as pulling stringers and making various types of basic beads. At the end of the course you will have made several styles of bead and be familiar with...
Join lamp-work glass artist Sarah Jones for a wonderful and creative fun-filled Monday learning the great techniques for making lampwork glass beads. The ticket price can cover two people. This class would make a fantastic gift for a creative loved one. If you choose this option from the drop down menu you will be posted a handcrafted gift card with details of the course inside. Full Day also available through booking link. £136
Beginners Lampworking Tuition at my studio in Bristol's city centre! I have been making glassware for 15 years and teaching adult classes for 5 years. Glass is an amazing material to work with and completely unique. Learn how to create glass beads in an in-depth one to one teaching environment. You will learn the skills necessary for: -Working the glass hot in the flame -Creating glass beads -Surface decoration
Mini lampshade making is an ideal course for all abilities. You will make a set of 12 mini lampshades 7cm x 5cm using lampshade PVC, backed with either fabric or paper which can be customised with embellishments and shaping to create your own unique set to be used at any time of the year or for any function. The course takes place in the Granary Workshop, Whitehouse Farm, Featherstone Lane, Featherstone, Wolverhampton, WV107NG, situated just...
This is a 3 to 4 hour taster session to give you a sample of bead making, ideal if you want to have a go to see if lampworking is for you. All aspects of bead making for beginners will be covered, tools & equipment, health & safety, types of glass etc followed by demonstration of basic tasks such as pulling stringers and making a basic bead. At the end of the course you will...
Next course on 12th October 2017
Not for beginners, but if you have done a taster session and want to improve your skill and learn new techniques, this two day course is for you. We have five Nortel Minor torches and a large selection of coloured glass rods for you to play with. Day One: You will make beads using large circumference mandrels or standard ones, using transparent and opaque glass, with the addition of stringers and twisties, frit and silver...
A one day beginners class is 6 hours with an hour for lunch. We cover setting up a torch, health and safety and technical information about glass relevant to lampwork. We move on to melting glass in the flame to see how it behaves with a couple of simple exercises - making some simple drops, pulling some "stringers" (thinner rods of glass) then we make some simple beads. We then look at making other bead...