Friday, January 11, 2008

GET SCHOOLED: intermediate glass beadmaking class @ tank fire + metal


A note from the gals at TANK:


Just wanted to let everyone know that we have 3 spaces in the Larry Brickman Intermediate Glass beadmaking class due to cancellations.

Larry Brickman is a wonderful teacher, and extraordinary beadmaker, this is his first time teaching in Ontario, and you won't want to miss it!

The Information...

Where: TANK fire + metal (the Historic Distillery District)
When: Feb 2nd & 3rd (sat & sun 10am-5pm or so)
Cost: $550 + GST (includes all materials)
What: Intermediate Flameworking

Larry Brickman is a full-time glass artist we whose work is represented throughout through out the United States and Internationally. He has worked with jewelry since 1992 and has been focused on torchworking glass since 1996. Larry has taught beadmaking to over 1500 students. He instructs glass torchworking classes extensively through nationally known art schools and glass companies through out the United States, Canada, Mexico, Italy, Germany, and Australia.

The “Bigger, Better and More Dots” class is designed to further enhance your skills with eye or dot techniques and the many ways to manipulate them, for example- stacked, swirled, raked, and plunged dots and induced bubbles. This class will focus primarily on focal beads. The student will learn about glass control, larger and better core beads, large mandrel beads and proper bead holes. Larry’s vast experience as an flameworking engineer, past general manager of Frantz Art Glass, long term glass artist and instructor will enable him to answer all your questions on studio setup, fuels, torches, tools, equipment, glass, ergonomics, product vendors, and new products and materials. Larry is well known for FUN, informative workshops and passing on many “tricks of the trade” to enhance and help in your everyday flameworking.


Amy Johnson 647-430-8589 or

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