May at The Craft Guild
Save The Date: July 3, 2019

You won't want to miss our Kaboom Town Fireworks 
Watching Party!
Key Dates:
Last day of Spring Session
5/5-5/11 Break Week
Summer I
6/30-7/6 Break Week
7/7-8/24 Summer II
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Workshop Spotlight: 

PoP UP Workshop with Elsa:
Heart Chain Maille Bracelet

Do you love the look of chain maille? Here is a great opportunity to create a lovely chain maille bracelet with a heart design.  Once you learn the technique, you can use it to create beautiful bracelets and necklaces using different metals or colors. Sat. May 4, 12pm - 4 pm.

Upcoming Workshops

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5/4 Heart Chart Maille Bracelet
5/4 Twigs, Strips, Tiles and Chips
5/5 Introduction to Kumihimo (waitlist)
5/11 Fused Glass, Cracked and Fractured
5/13 Fused Glass Drop-out Vase
5/14 Life Drawing, Open session with Model (members only)
5/17 An Evening in Pottery
Plein Air Painting at Whiterock
5/19 Fused Glass Stringer Vase
5/28 Life Drawing, Open session with Model (members only)
6/1 Travel Journals
6/1 BoHo Wrap Bracelet
6/1 Fused Glass Kiln Carved Celtic bowl
6/3 Fused Glass Move and Flow
6/7 An Evening in Bookbinding
6/22 Fused Glass Horizons

Our Studios Are Smoking Hot With Creativity

Guest Artist Anne Havel taught students various methods of line creation and imagery within  enamel pieces using techniques such as sgraffito, graphite, acid-etching, painting, and more by using a torch.

The Guild's own Glass Instructor Diana Morrison taught workshop participants on the art of raking glass. Also known as combing the glass, raking is the process of pulling a tool through molten glass to create wonderful motion and swirling in the glass. One of a kind glass pieces were made in this two-day workshop. 

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Carrollton, TX  75006

  Successful Spring Show

Thanks to the many artists who brought outstanding work to our annual Spring Show and Sale, and to all of our visitors and guests, our event was a successful fundraiser for the Guild, and a successful sale for our artists. 

If you missed the Spring Show, stay tuned for the upcoming date of our Fall Show and Sale. 

Congratulations Sharon Tucker

Sharon Tucker was the lucky winner of our "Class Give Away". Her postcard was drawn from all the many postcards that were brought back for the drawing. She has won her class of choice. Congratulations!  You too could be the winner of the class of your choice. Just be sure to remember to bring in your postcard when you attend our Fall Show and Sale!

Glass Artist Melody Lynch 
Launches Glass Lampwork Class

Melody Lynch is a long time Guild member and current Vice-President of the The Craft Guild, Co-Chair of the Glass Department, Owner of Dragon Fyre Beads and retired Neonatal Nurse Practitioner. She has a love for glass, mostly lampworking and beads with soft glass.  She specializes in one of a kind lampworked beads, marbles, custom jewelry and fused glass items. Combining fire and glass to create unique beads. 

This class is a great introduction to making beads using soft glass for beginning students. For those returning students, individual instructions will be provided to develop or improve skills such as heat and gravity control, stringer work, dot size and placement, design and shape, encasing, and more: it's up to you. Class G203a Beginning Lampwork (All Levels) will meet on Mondays May 13 - June 24 6:00pm - 9:00pm.(there will be no class on May 27 or June 3rd)
Summer Dreaming...

Our Summer Camps are filling up fast. Plan your child's Summer Fun now. Summer Camp information is up on our website Summer Camps 2019. The ultimate camp adventure for the most curious, creative spirits interested in multiple mediums.  Choose from various art disciplines that the Craft Guild offers continuously for adults.  Camps include clay, glass, painting, bookbinding, jewelry making and more. Supplies are included.
Summer Camps start the week of June 10.

Photos, we are looking for photos....

Would you like to have your artwork featured in our newsletter? Each month we like to feature art made by our members. If you would like us to feature one of your pieces send your high quality photo to Then don't forget to read the Newsletter each month to see if your art was selected.

By submitting your photo to The Craft Guild you are acknowledging that you are the sole creator of the piece and give permission to The Craft Guild to use in any and all publications both written and electronic.