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Jewelry 
Stained Glass 
Flower Arranging

 

Jewelry

New! Bling Ring

Bring on the bling! A ring pattern so versatile - make it in many styles and lots of colors. Made to fit your finger, a peyote base is topped with a focal bead and accent beads for added flash. Master the basics in class then use your favorite beads to impress your friends with personalized and unique bling. Instructor: Anne Townsley, bead artist

Total Cost: $49 (includes $49 fees).
Maryland senior adults pay fees only.
Course #: XXZ-339-A4
Wednesday, April 30, 6 – 9 p.m.
K122
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Bling Rings created by Anne Townsley
Bling Rings created by Anne Townsley
 
 

New! Necklace Design and Stringing

Practice the basics of necklace design and stringing. Create beautiful jewelry by combining different colors, textures, sizes and strands of beads. Topics include tools and equipment for stringing, and various types of unique single-strand necklaces. Discuss and view samples of advanced stringing (multiple, continuous and floating/invisible strand techniques). Take home one single-strand necklace and one more advanced project of your choice. Some supplies provided. Instructor: Judy Goodyear

Total Cost: $99 (includes $99 fees).
Maryland senior adults pay fees only.
Course #: XXZ-300-A4M
Wednesdays, May 21 - June 4, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. (3 sessions)
K129
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Stained Glass

The Art of Stained Glass 1

In the tradition of Tiffany stained glass, create a simple suncatcher and hanging flat panel. Learn basic techniques of design, cutting and construction. Tools and most basic supplies are included. The instructor will discuss consumable supplies needed at first class. Instructor: Cathy Trostle

Total Cost: $197 (includes $197 fees).
Maryland senior adults pay fees only.
Course #: XXZ-314-A4M
Wednesdays, May 28 - July 9, 6:30 – 9 p.m. (7 sessions)
A015
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New! Leaded Stained Glass Songbirds

Brighten your windows with a stained glass songbird! Beginner and advanced glass artisans will have several patterns to choose from. Learn to use lead cane as a border and wire overlay to add detail and polish to your handmade suncatcher. Some glass and supplies included. Glass cutting experience helpful, but not required. Instructor:Cathy Trostle

Total Cost: $74 (includes $74 fees).
Maryland senior adults pay fees only.
Course #: XXZ-098-A4M
Wednesdays, May 7 and 14, 6:30 – 9 p.m. (2 sessions)
A015
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Flower Arranging

New! Art of Japanese Flower Arranging: Spring Creation

Explore the creative Japanese Ikebana style of arrangement with beautiful spring flowers. Become familiar with basic floral design, which is simple, elegant and fun. Bring nature inside using beautiful bowls and pin frogs (Kenzan). Enhance your home with flowers from your own backyard and bring to life the nature around you with Ikebana. Leave with an elegant spring arrangement. Supplies provided. Instructor: Allison Campbell

Total Cost: $49 (includes $49 fees).
Maryland senior adults pay fees only.
Course #: XXZ-126-A4
Saturday, April 5, 10 a.m. - noon
A015
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Instructors



Allison Campbell lived in Kobe, Japan for more than 10 years and learned to speak the language as a native. Her experience has led her to teach English to Japanese children in Japan and teach Japanese to Americans since 1993. Locally, she demonstrates Japanese flower arranging and Origami art.

Judy Goodyear’s early interest in jewelry has included rock collecting and lapidary work with the San Francisco Gem and Mineral Society, and jewelry and silversmithing courses at Towson University. She holds numerous degrees, including a B.F.A. from MICA and an M.L.S from San Jose State College. She taught library instruction for 22 years at the college plus jewelry workshops at the Baltimore Bead Society. She is a member of Off Track Art and exhibits her work locally and regionally.

Anne Townsley is a bead artist with the enthusiasm for beads that helps her students create unique beaded jewelry. She uses a variety of techniques, patterns, and beads to create unique and beautiful jewelry.

Cathy Trostle has designed, created and taught stained glass art for over 25 years. Cathy has worked in both Wentz Stained Glass Studio and at her private studio Woodland Glass. Trostle enjoys brightening the lives of her clients and students with the wonder of stained glass. Her experience and enthusiasm makes her class room sparkle.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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