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Friday, March 2, 2018
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Brazee is honored to welcome internationally acclaimed bead artist Astrid Riedel to our studio! Do not miss this once in a lifetime opportunity to study with this pioneering glass artist visiting us all the way from South Africa.
Learn how to create beads with bold optical patterns! Students in this class will be taught the steps to create mesmerizing beads which incorporate a checkerboard pattern. Then, learn to spiral and encase your design, resulting in a amazing 'frozen in space' patterns. Students will also work on fine stringer application, heat control, and adding 3D op art illusions to their beads. By the end of this class students will know how to encase round and lentil shaped beads with no unsightly sides sticking out.
Some torch experience is required.
Skill level: Intermediate
Sign up for 'Off Mandrel Hollows' + 'Hip to Be Square' for $475 total
Sign up for 'Hip to be Square' + 'Mokumegane/Battuto Beads' for $800
Sign up for all three of Astrid's classes for $1,050 total
Please call or email to take advantage of this offer - email@example.com, 513-321-0206
Originally a goldsmith, Astrid Riedel has been working with glass for more than a decade. She is known for her ability to push the boundaries of glass as a medium and create beads unlike any others. She is an avid experimenter who likes to try new techniques in her work. She pulls influences from both the glassblowing world and the contemporary art world to create never before seen designs. The body of Riedel's work is in wearable glass necklaces which are almost entirely made of glass components. Riedel has been teaching around the world for more than five years, and currently resides in Pretoria, South Africa.
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