Take a Quick Class at the 2017 To Bead True Blue Show!

There is something about actually getting your hands messy and “just doing it” that really jump-starts the old creativity! If you haven’t yet signed up for a class with me at the To Bead True Blue Show, I hope that you will.

2017 To Bead True Blue Show Classes

All the classes are short, yet packed with hands on experience. So if you have been looking at beautiful images, reading tutorial or watching videos of me creating cool things, but haven’t yet gotten around to it…here is your chance.

Classes are typically 1 hour in length, $30.00 and for the classes I’m teaching, they even include all of the supplies. Just show up and make something!!


Here is a schedule of all of the classes that we will be offering and a breakdown of what you can expect from the Team at Nunn Design.

To Bead True Blue Class Schedule for Monday – January 30th 2017

Class: Rubber Stamping and Transferring onto Epoxy Clay with UV resin
Time: January 30th, 2017 Monday 9:00 – 10:00 am
Instructor: Becky Nunn

2017 To Bead True Blue Show Classes Resin Jewelry

Class Fee: $30.00
Class Kit: All supplies are included for this class.
Duration of Class: 1 hour
Prerequisite: None
Skill Level: Beginner
What Students Will Learn: Students will learn to create this faux porcelain look with the use of Crystal Clay, transfer sheets or rubber stamps. I will demonstrate how to use transfer sheets and rubber stamps first, then students will select one of the two techniques to create their own pendants. We will be using Gel du Soleil, a UV resin, to create a high gloss finish.
Additional Supplies Needed: None
Project Completed in Class: Students will finish the class with 2 finished bezel pendants using one of these two techniques.
Learn More! To learn more about this technique and the great jewelry that you create with these techniques, visit these two blog posts:

Maximum Students: 16


Class: Glitter Roxs with UV resin
Time: January 30th, 2017 Monday 10:30-11:30 am
Instructor: Becky Nunn

2017 To Bead True Blue Show Classes Glitter Rox

Class Fee: $30.00
Class Kit: All supplies are included for this class.
Duration of Class: 1 hour
Prerequisite: None
Skill Level: Beginner
What Students Will Learn: Learn how to use Glitter Roxs and UV resin to create fast and easy elegant jewelry. In this class we will be learning about the pros and cons of Gel du Soleil, the brand of UV resin that Nunn Design distributes. After a brief demo, we will be creating 2 pendants with Glitter Rox and Gel du Soleil within the class.
Additional Supplies Needed: None
Project Completed in Class: Students will finish the class with 2 finished bezel pendants using this technique.
Learn More! Be inspired with this blog post and get ideas of how you could incorporate this technique into your jewelry designs.

Maximum Students: 16


Class: Imperial Pearl Earrings
Time: January 30th, 2017 Monday 1:00 – 2:15 pm
Instructor: Marla Salezze
Technique: Peyote and Wirework

2017 To Bead True Blue Show Classes Beading

Class Fee – includes supplies: $60.00
Duration of Class: 1.25 hour
Prerequisite: None
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Description: Peyote stitch 24k gold and sterling silver metal seed beads around gold plated channel beads and accent them with Swarovski pearls to create this designer inspired earring set.
What Students Will Learn: Students will learn how to beadweave around a channel bead using the peyote stitch and how to assemble earrings using basic wirework techniques.
Additional Supplies Needed: Scissors, needle nose pliers, round nose pliers, wire cutters, thread zapper, task lamp, bead mat
Project Completed in Class: Project will most likely be completed in class.
Maximum Students: 16


Class: Good Vibrations Bracelet
Time: January 30th, 2017 Monday 2:30-3:45 pm
Instructor: Marla Salezze
Technique: Netting Stitch and Assembly

2017 To Bead True Blue Show Classes Glitter Beading

Class Fee – includes supplies: $76.00
Duration of Class: 1.25 hour
Prerequisite: None
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Description: Beadweave a charm out of gemstone beads, Swarovski crystals and metal seed beads and adorn an adjustable bangle with the handmade charm and a few metal charms to make a bracelet filled with good vibrations. A variety of gemstone beads and charms with varying meanings and special intentions will be available for each student to choose from.
What Students Will Learn: Students will learn how to make a beaded charm using the netting stitch and assemble a bracelet with jump rings and metal charms.
Additional Supplies Needed: Scissors, needle nose pliers, round nose pliers, wire cutters, thread zapper, task lamp, bead mat
Project Completed in Class: Project will most likely be completed in class.
Maximum Students: 16


Schedule for Tuesday – January 31st, 2017

Class: Faux Porcelain
Time: January 31st, 2017 Tuesday 9:00 – 10:00 am
Instructor: Becky Nunn

2017 To Bead True Blue Show Classes Faux Porcelain Resin

Class Fee: $30.00
Class Kit: All supplies are included for this class.
Duration of Class: 1 hour
Prerequisite: None
Skill Level: Beginner
What Students Will Learn: Students will learn to use a silicone molding putty to create a mold, learn how to mix and use Crystal Clay to create an impression in the mold and how to colorize Nunn Design 2-Part Resin and then how to apply it to onto the impression.
Additional Supplies Needed: None
Project Completed in Class: Students will finish the class with 2 finished bezel pendants using this technique. Pieces will not be dry so there will be the option for students to return to the classroom later in the day to retrieve their piece.
Learn More! Be inspired to create unique jewelry with these additional blog posts.

Maximum Students: 16


Class: Sculpted Resin
Time: January 31, 2017 Tuesday 10:30 – 11:30 am
Instructor: Becky Nunn

2017 To Bead True Blue Show Classes Sculpted Relief Resin

Class Fee: $30.00
Class Kit: All supplies are included for this class.
Duration of Class: 1 hour
Prerequisite: None
Skill Level: Beginner
What Students Will Learn: Students will learn to use a silicone molding putty to create a Sculpted Resin Mold and colorize Nunn Design 2 Part Resin with colorants and mica powders.
Additional Supplies Needed: None
Project Completed in Class: Students will be able to create a mold and pour colorized resin into the mold, but the piece will not be completed due to the necessary cure time. There will be the option for students to return to the classroom later in the day to retrieve their piece.
Learn more! This is a fantastic technique! Learn how it is done and see some inspiration to get ideas of what you could create once you have this skill under in your technique toolbox!

Maximum Students: 16


Class: Stone Heart Pendant
Time: January 31, 2017 Tuesday 1:00 – 2:15 pm
Instructor: Marla Salezze
Technique: Peyote, wirework and assembly

2017 To Bead True Blue Show Classes Beading

Class Fee – includes supplies: $89.00
Duration of Class: 1.25 hour
Prerequisite: None
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Description: Create this pendant using stones, peyote stitched beads and a rustic heart pendant, all hanging from deerskin lace that can be adjusted to wear long or short.
What Students Will Learn: Students will learn how to beadweave around a channel bead using the peyote stitch and how to assemble the pendant using basic wirework techniques.
Additional Supplies Needed: Tape measure, scissors, two needle nose pliers, round nose pliers, wire cutters, thread zapper, task lamp, bead mat
.
Project Completed in Class:
Project will most likely be completed in class.
Maximum Students: 16


Class: Doodle Cuff
Time: January 31, 2017 Tuesday 2:30-3:45 pm
Instructor: Marla Salezze
Technique: Bead embroidery and cold connections2017 To Bead True Blue Show Classes Beading

Class Fee – includes supplies: $72.00
Duration of Class: 1.25 hour
Prerequisite: None
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Description: Turn the popular style of doodling—known as Zentangle ®—into a bead-embroidered bracelet. Bead-embroider a Zentangle pattern and insert it into a pre-fabricated metal bezel that is then attached to an adjustable leather snap bracelet.
What Students Will Learn: Students will learn the basics of bead embroidery while following an illustrated bead pattern on a foundation. Students will also learn how to make a cold connection with a metal bezel and leather.
Additional Supplies Needed: scissors, wire cutters, thread zapper, task lamp, bead mat
Project Completed in Class: Project will NOT be completed in class.
Maximum Students: 16


Schedule for Wednesday – February 1st, 2017

Class: Working with Organics in Resin
Time: February 1st, 2017 Wednesday 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Instructor: Becky Nunn

2017 To Bead True Blue Show Classes Organics in Resin

Class Fee: $30.00
Class Kit: All supplies are included for this class.
Duration of Class: 1 hour
Prerequisite: None
Skill Level: Beginner
What Students Will Learn: Students will learn how to dry and prepare organics for resin use, how to embed organics and then how to mix and use Nunn Design 2-Part Resin.
Additional Supplies Needed: None
Project Completed in Class: Students will be able to create two bezels using organics and Nunn Design 2-Part Resin. The pieces will not be completed due to the necessary cure time so if students want to return to the classroom later in the day, that will be an option.
Learn More! Take a look at these blog posts to learn more about what you will get your hands doing!

Maximum Students: 16


Class: Open Back Bezels with resin
Time: February 1st, 2017 Wednesday 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Instructor: Becky Nunn

2017 To Bead True Blue Show Classes Resin Ombre Jewelry\

Class Fee: $30.00
Class Kit: All supplies are included for this class.
Duration of Class: 1 hour
Prerequisite: None
Skill Level: Beginner
What Students Will Learn: Students will learn how to mix and colorize Nunn Design 2-Part Resin using bezels that have an open back. Students will have a chance to play with mica powders and Glitter Roxs to create unique pendants.
Additional Supplies Needed: None
Project Completed in Class: Students will be able to create two bezels using colorized Nunn Design 2-Part Resin. The pieces will not be completed due to the necessary cure time so there will be the option for students to return to the classroom later in the day.
Learn More! As you can see, this is an easy technique. Come play and learn just how simple it is to create great looking pieces. Be inspired with these two posts.

Maximum Students: 16


Register Now! Click Here to Register!

Click to our website, login and register by adding the classes of your choice to your cart. If you just want to sign-up for classes, the website will allow you to check out with less than $100.00 in your cart. If you add other Nunn Design Findings to the cart and try to check out with less than $100.00 worth of wholesale product, you will not be able to. It is a challenge, so call us at 1-800-761-3557 or email Cheryl@nunndesign.com if you get stuck.


Terms & Conditions

Here are a couple more details in regards to Terms and Conditions for the classes:

  • CANCELLATIONS: Class registration is non-refundable – sorry no exceptions. If for any reason you are unable to attend the class we do ask for the courtesy of letting us know as soon as possible by email, fax or phone.
  • PAYMENT: Payment is due at the time of registration via Visa, MasterCard or PayPal
  • DEADLINE TO REGISTER:  Classes have a limited space and will be based on a first come first serve. If we have more students than spaces, we will start a waiting list and add two additional classes on Thursday, February 3, 2017.

I hope to see you soon in Tucson!


Nunn Design Art Retreat in April

If you aren’t able to make Tucson, there are still spots available in our Port Townsend Art Retreat at the end of April 2017. Email Cheryl at Cheryl@nunndesign.com to learn more about that. The class is limited in size and very intimate. To get an idea of what this class is like, take a look at these two blog posts from last year:


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