Thu, Apr 9
2:00pm - 5:00pm
29 classes have spots left
Knotting is all about spacing and finishing, making snug knots and choosing the right materials for the design. You'll learn all about it in this class, with written instructions and helpful tips to take home. Students will Learn: How to choose the right size bead cord for their beads How to use an awl and tweezers to make snug knots around the...
Thursday Apr 9th, 2pm - 5pm
Immerse yourself in glass and fire! Apply glass to metal and see it transform in a hot kiln. Learning the basics is easy - spend the class exploring a large and fascinating array of techniques to create your beautiful and durable pieces of jewelry or sculpture.
Monday Apr 13th, 7pm - 10pm(7 sessions)
Designed to allow intermediate and advanced artists to build skills and challenge themselves to perfect techniques and learn new ones, build a body of work, or finish a special project. Individual attention will be focused on each student as needed. This is a fun and nurturing place to take your skills and art to the next level. Skill Level: Intermediate/Advanced...
Thursday Apr 16th, 7pm - 10pm(8 sessions)
First uncover the jewelry basics: sawing, filing, soldering, as well as finishing and patinas. Then, we'll build on your design skills, learning to find inspiration and create ideas that you will then produce with your newly acquired talents. Take home a piece you can be proud of!
Friday Apr 17th, 9:30am - 12:30pm(8 sessions)
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Create and design new work combining metals techniques taught in weekly demonstrations. Use silver, copper and brass in projects that are suggested to challenge and inspire creativity. Research, examine and discuss in class the work of various metal artists. Continue to learn soldering, forging and enameling techniques incorporating new acquired skills....
Wednesday Apr 15th, 1pm - 4pm(8 sessions)
Learn the fabrication building blocks of successful metalworking: forming, soldering, polishing, stone setting, and more. We begin with three jewelry projects designed to teach techniques, tools and safety. The remainder is dedicated to making unique custom jewelry, small sculpture, household creations, and more. Kit costs approximately $90....
Wednesday Apr 15th, 7pm - 10pm(8 sessions)
Multiple methods will be explored in this class from shaping and forming metal, achieving textures, soldering and cold connections, and finishing techniques. The instructor will guide you to take your metalsmithing to the next level, whether you are band-new or a more experienced student.
Sunday Apr 19th, 9:30am - 12:30pm(8 sessions)
Inspired by the little treasures you save and love, we will cleverly combine old and new elements to create spectacular jewelry. Bring your special and sentimental keepsakes, single earrings, buttons, charms, chains, family photos, and found objects and let Bonnie Arkin inspire your creativity. You will learn to solder, wire wrap, and string....
Tuesday May 12th, 9:30am - 11:30am(8 sessions)
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Create unique, 3-D forms for jewelry and objects by learning to combine hammered metal forms with construction techniques. Perfect your soldering skills by learning to properly fit complex curves and edges. Forming processes including sinking, raising, fold-forming, anticlastic forming, and forging. Skill Level: All Levels
Tuesday Apr 14th, 9:30am - 12:30pm(8 sessions)
Basic Stringing will show you the nitty-gritty of beading wires and crimp beads, with plenty of practice making secure finishes using a crimp tool. Written instructions, diagrams and helpful tips are included with your finished project. Students will learn: Elements of necklace and bracelet design Features of different clasps and closures ...
Friday Apr 17th, 2pm - 5pm
If you know how to thread a needle and follow a basic sewing pattern, off-loom bead weaving will have familiar techniques. But don't worry--these classes are designed to get you started regardless of prior experience with a needle! Students will Learn: This class teaches the basics of seed beading and students will learn about the different types...
Thursday Apr 16th, 2pm - 5pm
A personalized rosary is a special gift. Learn the skills and supplies you’ll need for a rosary made with chain and bead links, or using basic stringing materials. This class is for you if: You've never had a jewelry making class You're experienced with beading wire and bead links, but want some direction for designing a rosary ...
Sunday Apr 5th, 2pm - 4:30pm
Kumihimo is a great travel project. Everything gets prepared in advance so you have a neat package that doesn't require extra tools and doesn't take a lot of space. Students will Learn: How to place their cords on the kumihimo disk How to add weights for proper tension The basic pattern for moving the cords and adding beads to create a beaded...
Friday Apr 10th, 2pm - 4:30pm
Basic Earring Design is a great way to start working with wire. Learn how to make simple loops, wrapped loops, and dangles -- techniques that can be used in a wide variety of jewelry designs. You'll also get written instructions with diagrams to take home so you'll always have refresher information handy. Students will learn: The elements...
Sunday Apr 26th, 2pm - 4pm
Learn metalsmithing starting with basic fabrication techniques in daily classes then take them to a new level while combining etching, creative linkage, roller printing, riveting, enameling and creating hollow forms! Explore various ways of stone setting with enamels, stones and found objects.
Monday Apr 13th, 1pm - 4pm(7 sessions)
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