A Murder of Crows presented by: Now That's a Jig

A Murder of Crows presented by: Now That’s a Jig

$60.00

A group of three or more crows is called a murder, but be assured no one will be killed in this class! Instead you will form silver wire elements and a frame created on the Now That’s a Jig! (the resting place for your very own murder of exclusive Diane Hawkey crow beads) and embellish it with shiny crystals and beads, and a leather cord.

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A Murder of Crows presented by: Now That's a JigA group of three or more crows is called a murder, but be assured no one will be killed in this class! Instead you will form silver wire elements and a frame created on the Now That’s a Jig! (the resting place for your very own murder of exclusive Diane Hawkey crow beads) and embellish it with shiny crystals and beads, and a leather cord.

Learn how to use the Now That’s a Jig! system to create wire elements, findings, and a framework that will support decorative beads and elements; techniques for wire-wrapping beads and elements to the focal frame.

Instructor: Diane Hawkey
Date: Friday, November 11, 2016
Time: 6pm – 10pm
Class Fee: $60
Cost of Required Kit: $45

Skill Level: All Levels

Technique Learned: Wirework

Kit Includes:

  • ceramic crow beads by Diane Hawkey
  • black spinel faceted nugget and other stone beads
  • crystal beads
  • leather cord
  • instruction booklet and project template for Now That’s A Jig

Supply list for students to bring:

  • round nose pliers
  • chain nose pliers
  • flat nose pliers
  • flush cutters
  • chasing hammer
  • bench block
  • needle file
  • ruler/tape measure
  • bead mat/work surface

About Diane Hawkey:
Diane Hawkey
Diane’s distinctive ceramic beads have been used by designers all over the world and have inspired the work and creativity of people of all skill levels. Her work has been shown across the country in art fairs and galleries, including solo exhibitions. Her designs have been published by Lark Books and she has been featured in national publications. She has taught classes in jewelry making, art journaling, and the creative process, and has also appeared on the television show, Beads, Baubles and Jewels. Diane’s classes stress the joy of creating and discovery along with technique.Most days she can be found in her Detroit studio with her Boston Terrier studio assistant by her side protecting her from squirrels.