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FREE - Demo Torch Work Beads with Guest Artist Courtney Tavares

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FREE - Demo Torch Work Beads with Guest Artist Courtney Tavares

Time: June 25, 2011 from 10am to 3pm
Location: McMow Art Glass, Inc.
Street: 701 North Dixie Hwy
City/Town: Lake Worth
Website or Map: http://www.mcmow.com
Phone: 561-585-9011
Event Type: free, demo
Organized By: TayMat
Latest Activity: Jun 24, 2011

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Saturday, June 25 10:00a to 3:00p

at McMow Art Glass Inc., Lake Worth, FL

Watch and Learn how glass beads and pendants are made. This will truly be an exciting and unique experience here at McMow and you won’t want to miss it!

Torch demonstrations are scheduled as follows:
10:00 am - Solid color & clear core latticino
(making cane by mixing colors, basic borosilicate colorant chemistry)

10:30 am- Mandrel beads, striking colors & stable colors
(silver-based colors vs. crayon colors)

11:00 am - Mandrel beads, surface decoration & clear encasement
(dots, stripes, waves, bubbles)

11:30 am - Solid implosion pendants with frit
(made on solid glass rods)

1:00 pm - Mandrel beads, shaping techniques
(tabular beads, bicones, squares, rondele)

1:30 pm - Blown implosion pendant
(montage style, multi-colors & patterns)

Ms. Tavares will also be having a trunk show throughout the day. Watch and learn, and then take home a piece of her stunning work!

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