Entries by the Communicator

Whistler Molten Experience 2014

Wow! What an “Experience”! For those of you who couldn’t attend this event, here are some pictures and as much explanation as I can provide.  Hopefully you enjoy them and can feel the experience. On the weekend of May 2, beadmakers from the Westcoast, BC Interior, Washington, California and even Thailand congregated at the beautiful […]

Beer & Beadz – April 2014

Ania’s son Alex made a great sign to welcome everyone at the door. The following people attended: Carol, Helen, Melanie, Silvia, Ken, Lynne and Tamara. It was a great potluck dinner with quiche, salmon, spinach salad, cheeses & meats, followed by some studio time. We discussed colour matching techniques from two different perspectives: 1. Matching […]

Beer & Beadz – February 2014

February’s Beer & Beadz was held at Ken & Silvia’s studio and WOW! what a studio they have. They are set up for lampwork, metalwork, lapidary and jewelry making. Ken demo’d a fabulous sculptured flower and bee which showed us how to easily add elements (like the bee) to another element (like the flower). The […]

Beer & Beadz – January 2014

January’s B&B may go down as the largest gathering at a Beer & Beads event.  It was hosted by Joanne Andrighetti at the Terminal City Glass Co-op and attended by 30 people.  There was a good mix of members from both the Pacific Pyros and TCGC members. The theme for this event was Big Hole […]

Christmas B&B

Although it had to be rescheduled due to bad weather until January 3, 2014 , Kerry’s B&B Christmas party was a big hit! I missed the actual head count but I think it was something like 15 attendees. As usual the gift exchange was a pick and steal with any one gift being stolen a […]

Whistler Molten Experience features

Announcing the Third glorious year of the annual Whistler Molten Experience.  We keep having so much fun, we’re doing it again! Our headline demonstrator is the amazing and incomparable J.C. Herrell from Sacramento, CA, USA Glass bead artists from far and wide assemble at this exclusive retreat. Our event may be little, but it’s not small.  The tickets […]

Beer & Beadz – October 2013

October’s B&B was hosted by Suzanne Basnett.  It was a good turn out.  Suzanne opened her warm cozy studio to us where several members got a chance to play with her Scorpion torch.  Suzanne plays with Boro glass!  She also likes to fuse glass and has a large kiln exclusively for this in her studio. […]

Whistler Molten Experience

Mark your calendars for this fabulous event!  May 2 – 4, 2014 I’m told the headliner for this event is AWESOME!!!! but a secret for now.  I’m told it will be announced very soon. Registration will open December 1  and the organizing committee recommends you book early, as there is a lot of interest and […]

Ignite the Passion

On October 17, 2013, the Arts Centre in Port Moody opened their newest exhibit of mixed media and glass.  It was designed to “invite  the viewer to step into the artists’ world, on a journey through the emotions inspired by mixed media and glass.” Art glass beads and sculpture by Leslie Rowe-Israelson and Melanie Rowe […]