Join us for this 3 part series, Bead Weaving on a Loom! You will learn to set up and warp your very own bead loom as well as learn the basics of loom weaving and will produce a weaving that can then be made into a piece of jewelry or used as a decorative element in another application.
June 14, Part I: This is the first class in the 3 part series. In this class you will learn how to set up a loom, warp, weft, and begin weaving.
June 21, Part II: In this class you will learn how to transfer images into patterns that can then be incorporated into you bead weaving designs. Discussions on color and the effects that can be created with the use of different colored cording and the use of transparent beads will be explored.
July 12, Part III: In this final class you will learn to finish off your project. A discussion of applications such as framing and the assembly of findings for making a piece of jewelry will be addressed. You will leave this course with a beautiful, finished project!
Tuition Includes all 3 sessions: Members $155 or Non-Members $175
Materials Fee: $30. Kit includes a loom, beads, cord & needles.
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Instructor Bio: Janice Grzyb has been a jewelry designer and a fabricator of one of a kind pieces, limited editions and custom work for over 25 years. Her work encompasses a wide range of techniques using precious metals and a variety of precious and semi-precious gem stones. She has exhibited her work in many prestigious galleries throughout the US and abroad. Her work has been among publications such as Europa star, Lark Books and Art Box Japan. Janice is the proud recipient of the Saul Bell Design Award for the year 2011 and is a member of the Society of American Silversmiths. Currently Janice teaches all aspects of jewelry making at the 92nd Street Y in NYC. Learn more about Janice HERE.