Online Video and Written Instruction
BE INSPIRED and get creative as fun-loving artist Lyric Kinard guides you through the basics of beaded embellishment on cloth. This course bundle gives you both the basics and some advanced beading techniques at a a 15% discount over signing up for the classes individually.
Make straight or curved solid lines, split or join them, or simply add one bead at a time. Cage a beautiful cabochon, or get silly with stacks, the perfect finish for your favorite funky flowers.
Are you a quilter? Foil the quilt police and learn to bead from the top of a finished quilt with no knots or mess on the back
All of these video based lessons will be yours to access permanently in this open-access course. Once you have purchased this course you will receive an email with instructions and web address for how to access the course material.
PART 1 WILL TEACH YOU:
Seed Beads, one at a time, in a line, any way you choose
Bugle Beads, the best bang for your buck!
Stacks, get up and off the surface
Beaded Bezels, simple ways to cage a cabochon
Chunky Beads and how to use glue
Working from the Top, the invisible knots and stitches
PART 2 WILL TEACH YOU:
Funky Fringes and Stacks
Off The Edge, picot edge, beaded blanket stitch and more
Dimensional Beadwork, cord wrapping and off the ground bugles
Gourd on the Ground Beaded Bezel, and elegant way to wrap a cabochon
Q: How does this work once I purchase this class?
A: Once you finish payment, you will receive a PDF with a link for enrollment in each online course. You will need to create a username and password to access the course materials.
Q: How long will the course be open?
A: For as long as Lyric is teaching, which we hope is many more years.
Q: What are the lessons like?
A: Each lesson includes short videos as well as written instructions.
Q: I'm half-way across the world in a different time zone. Will I miss half of what is going on?
A: Not at all. The beauty of online classes is that you can come to them at your convenience. There is no "live" element to this class that you will miss.
Q: How much interaction is there from the teacher?
A: If you can't find the answer to your question in the comment section post your query. Lyric will answer within a few days.
Q: Can I interact with other students?
A: Of course. Each lesson has a comment section where students can ask questions and talk to each other. The more you comment, the better!
Q: Is the content downloadable?
A: No, but you can access them anywhere you have wifi or a data connection.
Q: What do I need to know about using a computer?
A: You'll need to be able to save the URL and password. If you want to post photos you'll need to take a picture of your work and upload it to the course comment section. That's about it!