provide an environment and skills to create your own unique
piece of beaded jewelry. You will experience Marcia’s
component based design process through a series of photos
and presentations which take a set of re-usable components
and turns them into many different design options, each with
it’s own definite style. Chunky bangles, to feminine
pendants, show-stopping earrings, dangly ropes or
elegant chokers will all be possibilities you can develop.
A large set of the components
will be available for your in class use as a playground for
your inspirations. She will be discussing how she introduces
playing with the piece to modify a component, often
resulting in compelling new design options.
A discussion of component
connections will help guide you in bringing the design to an
overall focused and cohesive piece of wearable jewelry.
Instructions for a beautiful neutral spiral rope will be
given in case your design takes you into the exploration of
pendants you may make a suitable necklace to showcase the
Who should take this class?
Beaders who have a full set of
fundamental beading skills, and who wish to use that
knowledge to explore creating their own designs.
Please read Marcia's blog about
this class here