Julia Pretl - Cyclops Vessel
Julia S. Pretl is the globally recognized author of Little Bead Boxes (Creative Publishing 2006.) Her work has been featured in Beadwork magazine, Beadwork for the Soul (Interweave 2005), 500 Beaded Objects (Lark 2004), the Baltimore Sun, and in several galleries and exhibits. Also the author of Bead Knitted Bags (Creative Publishing 2006) and Julia Pretl's Big Book of Beadwork (Creative Publishing 2010), Julia is a past SJBS Annual Fundraiser supporter. Julia draws inspiration from her training in graphic design and technical illustration. She lives in Baltimore City MD with her husband and two daughters. More info: https://www.beadcave.com/julia/
Description: Working with size 11 round seed beads and simple variations on peyote stitch, with step-by-step illustrations and easy-to-follow word maps and color patterns, Julia leads students through her original techniques for creating her new Cyclops Vessel, inspired by a class with the legendary bead artist Joyce Scott. Students will learn the basic parts of a beaded vessel, tips and techniques for beading a self-supporting structure, a new vocabulary, how to create the beaded legs using peyote stitch variations, and how to add patterned flare to the rim.
Level: Intermediate - comfortable with peyote stitch and size 11 round seed beads
Trunk Show: Julia will offer class registrants a 50% discount on her patterns (excluding class tutorials)!
Class Size Limit: Twenty (20)
Fee: Member Early bird rate (paid registration by midnight March 13th) - $75.
Member Rate (paid registration March 14th - April 17th) - $85.
Non-member Rate (paid registration through April 17th) - $95.
Please Note: The class size is limited, and registration deadline is midnight April 17th, whichever occurs first.
If you would like to register at the Earlybird or Member Rate, you must first complete the membership process online.
No food permitted at this location