Metal Clay Artist Wanaree Tanner Coming to Teach at BeadFX

Wanaree Tanner, award winning artist and instructor, is leading two classes in April! She travels to teach her techniques, participates in art shows, is a contributor for Art Jewelry Magazine, Metal Clay Today, Metal Clay Artist Magazine and is currently the video editor for MCAM’s resource library. Although I’m not a metal clay artist myself (seed beads talk loudly to me), I am amazed at the detail that shows in Wanaree’s work. I’m looking forward to meeting her and seeing her work in action! Wanaree will be teaching two courses at BeadFX, both over multiple days and for several hours …

Beadmaking Classes

Jen showed me how to make the Bird’s Nest rings last night – they are way cool and she’s right about them being dead easy! It got me thinking about lampwork beads in the rings! We think they’d work better if they were flattened on one side – but we’re both pretty stoked about the possibilities! I’m going to try making some especially for rings! Which brings me (in a roundabout way) to the topic of beadmaking classes – the idea is to melt rods of glass onto a stainless steel rod – to make glass beads! Lampworking is the …