Teaching

Personal Lessons

I'm currently relocating my studio so I won't be giving any one-on-one lessons until that's completed. I hope it won't be much longer. Watch here and on Facebook for details!

Classroom Lessons

  • Kick It Way Up!
    Glass Beadmaking -
    Advanced Intermediate to Advanced
    February 4-10, 2018
    John C. Campbell Folk School,
     Brasstown NC
    Learn to take your lampwork creations beyond the basic bead! Expand your advanced beadmaking skills with a focus on sculptural work, large-hole beads, multi-part constructions, metal enhancements, and more, guided by two instructors. Current glass beadmaking experience is required for this advanced class. 
  • Beyond the Basics - Bump Up Those Beads!
    Glass Beadmaking -
    Advanced Beginner to Intermediate
    April 29-May 5, 2018
    John C. Campbell Folk School,  Brasstown NC
    Go beyond basic beadmaking as we learn to add new and exciting surface decoration. We'll transform little dots, make raised flowers, learn stringer control, and simply make glass sing! Each day we'll cover lots of tips and tricks that will help you improve your techniques. Beginners may join us, but some recent torch experience is advised. This class is not suggested for those sensitive to propane.
     
  • Introduction to Metal and Wire
    Jewelry - Beginner to Intermediate
    May 13-18, 2018
    John C. Campbell Folk School,  Brasstown NC
    Try a wide variety of techniques for making beautiful metal jewelry. Topics include wiring beads, wire weaving, creating Viking knit, chain making, ring making, drilling and riveting metal, adding color to metal components - along with modern wire design and a whole lot more! Also learn good safety habits and proper techniques that form an excellent foundation for creating your own treasures, departing with confidence to branch out on your own. Beginners welcome; good eyesight or magnification highly suggested.