BSNC
 
February 13th & 14th, world famous dimensional seed bead teacher, Teresa Sullivan, will be teaching two full-day classes at a special BSNC seminar.

The classes offered are Byzantium Bauble and ZigZag Interlocking Beads.

Teresa Sullivan is also our monthly speaker for February 16th.

NOTE: These classes are for Intermediate level (not for beginners) and a working beady knowledge of working in PEYOTE and HERRINGBONE is mandatory. Each class fee is $70. See class description below.

Classes will be held in the same location as the monthly BSNC meetings -
The Alameda room at The Courtyard by Marriott
5555 Shellmound in Emeryville.
Parking is not included - the hotel charges $9/day. There is also parking at the nearby shopping centers (to avoid being towed read all parking signs carefully). .

** From MacArthur BART station, take the free shuttle, Emery Go Round (Shellmound/ Powell) to the hotel. Exit shuttle at the Shellmound at IKEA/Bay Street NB stop. (www.emerygoround.com)

Bring water, snacks, and maybe your lunch. There is a restaurant in the hotel and others are nearby.

Please RSVP to the bead society via payment on PayPal. FIRST COME FIRST SERVED…Seating is limited, so please respond quickly.


Byzantium BaubleByzantium Bauble
Instructor: Teresa Sullivan
Location & Time: Saturday, February 13th, 10am-6pm
with a 1 hour lunch

$70.00    
Byzantium Pendant: This is a hollow form sculptural piece that uses two types of increasing and decreasing and allows for variations for those who like to experiment.

Level: Intermediate (not for beginners)

Prerequisite: Working bead knowledge in PEYOTE and HERRINGBONE is mandatory.

Students need to bring:
  • 5 colors size 11/0 seed beads (regular Japanese and/or Czech, can be mixed), 20g or less each (most for the first color, only 6 individual beads of the last color for 6 points)
  • your favorite beading thread -- she uses Silamide; 4lb Fireline, OneG, etc.
  • size 12 beading needles
  • thread conditioner, if you use it
  • your favorite beading surface
  • **Optional: beading lamp and reading glasses. They might come in handy.
Class fee: $70 per student with current membership. Click here to become a member.


ZigZag Interlocking BeadsZigZag Interlocking Beads
Instructor:Teresa Sullivan
Location & Time: Sunday, February 14th, 10am-6pm
with a 1 hour lunch

$70.00    

“ZigZag Bangle/Pendant/Beads is another hollowform piece that uses two different types of increasing and decreasing, distinct from the Byzantium Pendant. There are two pictures, and there are even more ways to use it, depending on how far off the deep end you like to go.

Level: Intermediate (not for beginners)

Prerequisite: Working bead knowledge in PEYOTE and HERRINGBONE is mandatory

Students need to bring:
  • four colors size 11/0 Japanese or Czech seed beads (the first one we do will be color-coded to keep track of the increases and decreases).
  • one or more colors size 6/0 seed beads (plus: sequins, heishi, teardrops, Magatamas too, if you like)
  • your favorite beading thread -- she uses Silamide; 4lb Fireline, OneG, etc.
  • size 12 beading needles
  • thread conditioner, if you use it
  • your favorite beading surface
  • **Optional: beading lamp and reading glasses. They might come in handy.
Class fee: $70 per student with current membership. Click here to become a member.


About Teresa Sullivan
Teresa Sullivan creates intricate sculpture and jewelry using the ancient techniques of bead weaving. In Sullivan’s hands, tiny, delicate seed beads are transformed into bold, dense, self-supporting works of art. She has studied, exhibited, and taught worldwide.