Flame On in February- work with molten glass!

14731230_1826866417560525_3912346554321483262_nFlame ON! Tuesday evenings starting Feb 21st to March 7th 6:30-9:30pm $130pp includes materials- 3 student max.
This workshop introduces students to the basics of mandrel-wound glass beadmaking by the process of flameworking (lampworking) shaping glass at a bench-mounted, surface-mix oxygen/propane torch. Safety is discussed, tools, terminology of glass, and process. Each student will have access to a torch and will melt and form glass using a variety of hand tools.This is the chance to experience working molten glass! While not a “product-oriented” workshop, there will be plenty of time for students to make a small, but satisfying batch of colourful beads, which are annealed overnight after each workshop, and cleaned before the start of the next class. Class fee includes all materials
No experience necessary! Ages 14 on up are welcome! January class is Full- February class is accepting students! Afternoon option available please email to discusscustombutton

Bat SkeletonArticulation Workshops

Wilder Duncan’s Bat Skeleton Articulation Workshop – DATE CHANGE- Saturday May 6th  or  Sunday May 7th 2017 – 12pm-4pm $270pp – Reserve your seat with a deposit of $135

 

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Saturday workshop

 

 Due to the closing of Morbid Anatomy Museum Brooklyn, nanopod has invited Wilder to visit Toronto this Spring!                In this class, students will learn how to create an osteological preparation of a bat in the fashion of 19th century zoological displays. A cleaned bat skeleton (Pipistrellus abramus), a glass dome, branches, glue, tools, and all necessary materials will be provided for each student, but one should feel welcome to bring small feathers, stones, dried flowers, dead insects, natural elements, or any other materials s/he might wish to include in his/her composition. Students will leave the class with a visually striking, fully articulated, “lifelike” bat skeleton posed in a 10″ tall glass dome. The class will focus on teaching ancient methods of specimen preparation that link science with art: students will create compositions involving natural elements and, according to their taste, will compose a traditional Victorian environment or a modern display. 

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Sunday workshop

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