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Beginning Metal Sculpture

at The Fire Arts Center of Chicago - Hermosa 1830 N Kostner Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60639

This class focuses on how to work sculptural concepts from the drawing board to the scale model stage of construction. Students will be expected to keep a sketchbook of ideas which will be critiqued and refined at each class session. Students will learn basic metal fabrication technique. Please note:  Students should complete their classes...

Wednesday Mar 27th, 10am - 1pm

  (4 sessions)
$100

4 sessions

Metal Furniture Studio

at The Fire Arts Center of Chicago - Hermosa 1830 N Kostner Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60639

Students will learn how to design and create basic table top furnishings in metal using basic techniques of metal fabrication and brazing. Please note: Repetition of this class will provide more advanced metal-working lessons.  Students should complete their classes within a year of purchase. Although the building has a Costner ave address,...

Wednesday Mar 27th, 10am - 1pm

  (4 sessions)
$100

4 sessions

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Teen Metalsmithing (Ages 12-16)

at Evanston Art Center - Evanston 1717 Central St, Evanston, Illinois 60201

Perfect for the novice and inspiring metalsmith. We will explore the field of contemporary jewelry, and how to create unique, one of kind and/or conceptual pieces. Students will be learning basic fabrication skills such as using a jeweler’s saw, drilling, filing, sanding, polishing, soldering, riveting, basic forming and color on metal techniques. ...

Monday Apr 1st, 4:15pm - 6:15pm

  (9 sessions)
$265

9 sessions

Twirling With a Twist

at Evanston Art Center - Evanston 1717 Central St, Evanston, Illinois 60201

Turning with a twist. Use the magic of multi-axis turning to create seemingly impossible to turn shapes.  This is lathe work on a whole new level.  We’ll make boxes and goblets, napkin rings, tea-light and more. All materials and supplies are included.

Saturday May 18th, 9:30am - 3:30pm

Metal Coloration - Patina Processes

at Evanston Art Center - Evanston 1717 Central St, Evanston, Illinois 60201

Enhance your jewelry and objects by learning to achieve rich and diverse colorations on metal.  In this hands-on workshop, create a series of color studies on copper and brass using both hot and cold patina processes.  Buried, wrapped, fumed, sprayed, and brushed application methods will be demonstrated. In addition to traditional...

Sunday May 19th, 9:30am - 5pm

Metalsmithing and Enameling II

at Evanston Art Center - Evanston 1717 Central St, Evanston, Illinois 60201

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 3rd, 1pm - 4pm

  (9 sessions)
$360

9 sessions

Basic Earring Design

at Bead In Hand - Oak Park 145 Harrison St, Illinois City, Illinois 60304

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...

Tuesday Apr 16th, 3pm - 5pm

Painting Vibrant Flora & Landscapes in Oils

at Evanston Art Center - Evanston 1717 Central St, Evanston, Illinois 60201

Render flowers richly and beautifully in oil paints! Discover how to achieve vibrant, confident-looking artworks that convey a sense of light, shadow, and sculptural form. Color mixing and brush stroke application will also be a major focus, to avoid muddiness and over-blending.  You will start with a paint-along demonstration, then work on your...

Wednesday Apr 3rd, 9:30am - 12:30pm

  (9 sessions)
$315

9 sessions

Natural Dyes

at Evanston Art Center - Evanston 1717 Central St, Evanston, Illinois 60201

Learn the basics of the natural dyeing process on fabric. Looking at the world around us - flowers, tree bark, and plants, etc. - we will create natural dyes. Apply the dyes with simple resist including Shibori (Japanese stitching, pleating, twisting), over dyeing, and mordant to create a wide range of colors. Experiment on small fabric pieces as samples...

Sunday Apr 28th, 9:30am - 3:30pm

Pen & Ink & Watercolor (Ages 16+)

at Evanston Art Center - Evanston 1717 Central St, Evanston, Illinois 60201

Using still life and reference material, students will create drawings and paintings using a variety of pens–dip pens, micron pens, brush pens, watercolors, Dr. Martin Watercolors, and brushes on various papers. Required Materials Please Note: You do not need to purchase all here. Select a few penholders; nibs; India ink; regular watercolors:...

Friday Apr 5th, 9:30am - 12:30pm

  (5 sessions)
$185

5 sessions

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Welding Workshop

at The Fire Arts Center of Chicago - Hermosa 1830 N Kostner Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60639

In this class, students will learn basic techniques for welding steel. A standard vocational welding course takes 6 months to a year to complete. However, it is possible in a 3-hour class to gain enough information to safely operate simple welding equipment. Once armed with this knowledge, students are free to explore the subject on their own. Students...

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$40

Advanced Metal Sculpture

at The Fire Arts Center of Chicago - Hermosa 1830 N Kostner Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60639

This class deals with fabrication of large scale metal sculpture from models or free-form. As with Beginning Metal Sculpture, students will be expected to keep a sketchbook of ideas which will be critiqued and refined at each class session.  Students will learn advanced metal fabrication technique, gas forging, Acetylene welding, and gas and...

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$100

4 sessions

Metal Casting Workshop and DEMO

at The Fire Arts Center of Chicago - Hermosa 1830 N Kostner Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60639

At this metal pouring demo, participants will have a rare chance to see old school Chicago metalworking at is finest. We will be melting either bronze or aluminum to cast student projects. During this exciting process, all aspects of metal casting will be explored in question and answer format. Participants will need to provide heavy cotton clothing...

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$20

Intro to Blade Smithing and Forging

at The Fire Arts Center of Chicago - Hermosa 1830 N Kostner Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60639

This 2 hour intro workshop offers a unique opportunity to laymen to experience the hot steel forging process first hand. In this introduction to knife making and forging, students will learn proper tool use and shop safety, as well as the principles of design and fabrication of the forged blade and other projects in steel. The class format is both...

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$40

Automotive Fluids

at Gearhead Workspace - Armour Square 305 W 31st St, Chicago, Illinois 60616

Want to know a secret? It’s about your blinker fluids…* In this class we will learn about all of the various fluids that are necessary to keep your car running like a champ. We will talk about why each fluid is important including your coolant, power steering fluid, and brake fluid. We will talk about when to change each of them and what will...

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$25
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