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Clay Bead Making Workshop!

Clay Bead Making Workshop!

Clay Bead Making Workshop with 4 Elements Studio at Fall Hill Bead and Gem

handmade clay beads on strings

Sunday November 3rd, 10th, and 17th from 11AM-1PM

Join Vartan and Audrey from 4 Elements Studio in Utica NY and Kim from Fall Hill Bead and Gem for a 3 session workshop on clay bead making and jewelry assemblage. Students will leave this workshop with completed jewelry made from their own handmade clay beads. Classes will take place at Fall Hill Bead and Gem, 32 West Main Street, Little Falls.

Session 1 (November 3rd): Students will learn clay bead making techniques, including different shaping and texturing methods. Completed beads from this session will be taken to 4 Elements and bisque fired.

Session 2 (November 10th): Students will receive their fired beads and learn about glazing techniques. Glazing will be completed, and the beads from this session will be taken to 4 Elements and be fired to completion.

Session 3 (November 17th): Students will receive their completed beads and assemble them into finished jewelry. A basic assemblage kit will be provided, additional supplies can be purchased at the time of class.

Cost: $115.00 per person. This cost includes all supplies needed.

Preregistration with payment is required, call Kim at (315) 823-0454 to register. This workshop is limited to 6 people.

4 Elements studio in Utica is owned and operated by Armenian American ceramic artist Vartan Poghosian. Vartan and many 4 Elements Studio resident artists provide a variety of art classes and workshops to the community. Visit www.4elementsonline.com for more information.

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