We’re thrilled that lampworker extraordinaire Kim Fields will be leading a two-day class at BeadFX! Kim will be teaching Sculptural Bird Beads.
Throughout her corporate career, Kim
continued to explore numerous outlets for expressing her passion for the
In 1999, Kim took a beginner’s lampworking
class. Just a year later she found that working with glass was so
fulfilling, she decided to leave her 20-year corporate career behind
and devote herself completely to the art of glass beadmaking and jewelry
Among her achievements are the 2005 Glasscraft
Emerging Artist Award from the Flow Magazine; 2008 Commemorative Bead
Artist at the Bead and Button Show; the 2009 Hans Gobo Frabel Novice
Award; the International Society of Glass Beadmakers ‘Presidents Award’;
and the cover of “The Flow” magazine’s Winter 2011 Women in Glass
Kim has taught at many glass studios throughout the U.S. and internationally. Her recent work can be seen on her website www.northfiredesigns.com and at shows, galleries, and in numerous publications.
Sculptural Bird Beads
Saturday, April 9
Sunday, April 10
10:00am – 6:00pm both days
to make beautiful bird beads using a variety of sculptural techniques.
Demonstrations will include making simple birds to perfect shape and
expanding to include realistic details. We’ll use a variety of reference
materials for form and color accuracy. Techniques will include
assembling canes, color mixing and overlays, heat control, and
controlled application and manipulation of stringers and dots. This
workshop is intermediate to advanced level.
Special Offer: Register on or before Tuesday, March 1
and pay only $440 + HST.
Registrations after March 2 will be at the full price of $475 + HST.
Call the store at (416) 751-1911 to register with credit card payment/deposit.
Please note our Cancellation Policy for classes with Visiting /International Instructors:
No refunds, credits or cancellations
will be permitted for these classes. Student substitutions may be made
at the time of cancellation as long as prerequisite requirements are
met, otherwise students on existing waiting lists will be contacted.