CRAFT GUILD: Guest Artist Workshops

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Learn with Today’s Leading Artists at Our Guest Artist Workshops

The Craft Guild is proud to continue our 70-year history of bringing the nation’s top artists to Dallas for guest workshops to give you an opportunity to learn new techniques, and explore new directions, hands-on with nationally-known artists.
Guest artist workshops fill up quickly; sign up today if you’re interested!  Workshops are open to both members and non-members.  Find the full workshop descriptions and sign up online here.

Carlene Reeves
Capturing the Light
September 12-14, 2018

Capture the light with alluring still life subjects and learn how best to convey the fundamental elements and principles of design.
Aja Vaz
Large Soft Glass Hollow Beads
September 15-16, 2018

Learn to make very large, soft glass, hollow beads with the use of a ‘puffy’ mandrel. 
Andrew Keubeck
Picture in PIcture Enameling
September 28-30, 2018

This workshop focuses on the creation of enameled jewelry pieces incorporating your own photographs.

Richard Parrish
Shallow Space:  Bas Relief in Kiln-formed Glass
January 12-15, 2019

Intricate surface relief, texture, color and light interactions are possible in “shallow space.” Explore the rich possibilities of working in bas relief using simple materials to create complex forms, shapes and textures.

Mary Lee Hu
Weaving with Wire
February 1-5, 2019
Create depth in your work with the use of twisting, wrapping, looping, knitting and complex braiding to make textured lines, and knitting, soumak, weaving and twining to create flat shapes or hollow forms. (This workshop is already full but you’re invited to sign up online for the waitlist.)
Corina Tettinger
‘Designally’ Soft Glass Beads
March 1-3, 2019

Learn to create beads based on the fun, colorful designs of the Spanish clothing company Desigual, with twisties, dots and stringers.