Looking Forward to Class … with Jeri Warhaftig

I’ve signed up for 4 days of classes with Jeri Warhaftig – to be held at the newly re-designed studio at beadFX. As I was the re-designer – I’m looking forward to seeing how well the space is going to work! A few years ago – ok, quite a few- I think it was 2006 – I bought a bead at auction at the ISGB gathering. I managed to lose the maker’s info – but I was pretty darn impressed with the bead. It was – is – I still have it – cobalt blue, iridescent like carnival glass, and …

The Joy of Metal Clay: Certification Today

Yesterday and today, I have been busy in the BeadFx metal studio working on Level One Art Clay Certification with two great students. They have been busy setting stones, making rings and using syringe to make earrings. They are not quite finished but perhaps they will let me share with you some of their work when they are done after our final class in a few weeks. Here are pictures of them busy at work: Tracy working on her syringe earrings. Jessie working on one of her rings! While Jessie and Tracy were busy at work I brought out my …