Pattern & Patina: Glass Beads

November 12th - November 16th
Holly Cooper |

In this five day workshop, we will focus on stringer control and shaping of glass beads on a mandrel. Then we will move on to adding surface patina by the application of metals to  the glass in the form of powder, leaf and silver glass.

In addition, there will be the introduction of design methods and principles, sources of inspiration and their applications for beads. We will explore the use of color, shape, texture, pattern and theme in our work. All of this is focused on ways to achieve our own personal style of bead making.

Class will include a discussion about and demonstration of design methods and principles, as well as Cooper's sources of inspiration, and unique modular approach of creating geometric, floral and animal forms on beads.

Holly Cooper
Intensive | 5 sessions 
November 12 - 16, 6:00pm - 10:00pm

This class has access to Student Hours for the semester, dedicated hours open to student use. Glass processes take practice, so utilize this free time in our studios to learn! For details call (718) 625-3685.

Class Schedule
  • Intensive | 5 Sessions: November 12 — November 16
    Monday, 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location
UrbanGlass Studio
647 Fulton St
Brooklyn, NY 11217
Instructor

Holly Cooper

"Working out of my studio in Austin, TX, I have been a professional artist my entire working career. With a background in painting, art history, ceramics, textiles, jewelry and finally glass, my work melds all of these disparate disciplines into my creative work. I draw inspiration from a variety of cultural and historical traditions and incorporate them into my glass beads."

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