bespoke with engraving CLASS
with michelle zheng kane
june 11th & 12th | 9am-4:30pm
This is a two-day engraving workshop with Michelle Zheng Kane!
All the way from Singapore / Malaysia, Michelle Kane, (Peter Kane’s wife) comes to This Little Light Glass Art, Saturday, June 11, and Sunday, June 12, from 9 am to 4:30 pm each day. share her wonderful skills in engraving on glass, in a 2-day introduction workshop.
Michelle has been a contract engraver for 14 years for Dior, Prada, and most of the world’s fashion/cosmetic houses. Also, engraving for the world-famous French glass company “Lalique”.
The workshop involves learning what equipment you will need to engrave on your glass. How to set up your piece to be engraved, what to engrave, and the steps required to arrive at a finished piece. Over the 2 days, you will engrave on pieces of flat float glass and work your way up to engrave on bottles/carafes/vases. SO, SAVE YOUR WINE/BEER BOTTLES FOR THE WORKSHOP. We will be repurposing them into engraved vases/drinking tumblers. This will add a fun new process to your skill level. Demonstration of cold-working your glass projects and hands-on flat lap, wet belt polishing, and sandblasting instruction is included in this class.
Adding engraving to your glass pieces will elevate your glass to another level, and make it stand out from other artists’ work. Learned skills can easily be incorporated into jewelry making.
Engraving on recycled glass is a way of enhancing your work, with tremendous value-added, at a minimal cost. Beautiful images and meaningful symbols and text will be at your fingertips after learning from this world-renowned glass artist/engraver.
Each student will go home with at least four completed projects, along with a materials bundle and an engraving tool to continue your art at home once the class is over.
The class fee for this 2-day intensive class is $450
A $150 deposit is required to register
Sign up today to reserve your seat by calling Betty Turner at This Little Light Glass Art, 4334 Old Hickory Blvd, Old Hickory, TN 37138. 615-593-9625