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Carolyn's BeadCamp last year was such a successs the we persuaded her to teach again this year. This Fall she will include a demonstration on how to use one of the glass flowers and turn it into a nightlight. With simple metalworking tools and a small piece of galvanized steel or copper your glass flower will light up your home forever.
Carolyn is an award-winning glass artist who studied with Paul Stankard, has won many national awards, is featured in an exhibit at the Corning Museum, and has been published in numerous magazines and books.
Carolyn combines her love of nature with her love of glass beadmaking. She has explored the many avenues in the world of art glass. “The glass beads that I create are an extension of who I am.”
Carolyn was chosen to represent the International Society of Glass Beadmakers in their 10th anniversary traveling art exhibit and auction. She has had several articles published in Lapidary Journal, a magazine for jewelry designers.
In this intermediate class, Carolyn will begin with more simple flower structures and progress to more complex forms. She will show us some of her innovative ways to attach metal to molten glass, blow hollows for pendants, flower parts, and perfume bottles. She will show us how to blow hollow beads into optic molds. We will then learn to construct larger pieces using wire and waxed linen to make finished flower assemblages.