Art Night – An Evening with Molten Glass with Sage and Tom Holland
March 27 6:30 -8:00 PM
Sage & Tom Holland are masters of Glass bead making and experts on the full rich history of this craft. An ancient art, prehistoric beads are small time capsules for archaeologists who can unlock their secrets. On this Art Night Sage & Tom will share their passion through the photos they’ve gathered while traveling to some of the world’s best collections of ancient glass objects. AND -they will also demonstrate their magic manipulation of molten glass using the flame of a glass torch. This is a free event!
A Brief Introduction to Glass Bead Making with Sage Holland
March 28, 9 am-4:30 pm This one day workshop offers you to try your hand at working with molten glass using a oxygen propane glass working torch, hand tools, and colored rods of soft glass. Flameworking, also known as Lampworking, demonstrations will be coupled with hands-on exercises and plenty of individual attention. Discussions will touch on the properties of glass and some of the elaborate history of glass beads, as well as studio set up and safety. This is also a good refresher course for those who have had some experience but haven’t made beads in a while.
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The Arkansas Craft School is a center for craft education, dedicated to helping aspiring and practicing craft artisans gain the skills they need for success in the creative economy. Located on Main Street in Mountain View, in the beautiful and serene Ozark Mountains of North Central Arkansas, the Arkansas Craft School offers weekend and week long workshops in clay, glass, metal, fiber, wood, and other craft related media. The School also offers workshops in marketing and management practices geared specifically for artisans, crafts for kids, and community craft programs
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