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Wax Carving (Once a Week)

All once a week classes are taught through one-on-one instruction geared to your skill level and interests, whether you are a complete beginner or advanced metalsmith.   Since our instructors work with you individually, you  never have to worry about keeping up with a class that is moving too quickly or too slowly for your comfort. Just...

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$720
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$800
8 sessions
Th.   Sep 8th, 11am
All levels
(33)
Other Dates (2)
Introduction to Wax Carving

This class will explore a wide range of sculptural shapes, surface textures, and hollow forms. Wax carving techniques using both hand tools and the flex shaft will be introduced for carving small objects and jewelry. Carving wax is a wonderful technique for creating jewelry. Intricate details can be created in wax that you can’t achieve in metal. ...

$450
6 sessions
W.   Sep 21st, 6pm
Beginner
(102)
Other Dates (2)
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Wax Carving: Stone Settings

In this class students will create a pendant with a bezel set cabochon stone. Students will learn how to create a bezel setting in wax, different types of bails for pendants, and other basic carving techniques.   In the second class students will learn how to set their stones in the pendant they created the first class, as well as how to finish...

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$229.50
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$255
2 sessions
Sa.   Sep 10th, 1pm
All levels
(17)
Wax Carving Rings

Students will be introduced to the basics of wax carving by creating 2-3 different types of rings. The versatile nature of wax will be explored through demonstration of carving, texturing, and finishing techniques.  Completed projects will be professionally cast with explanation of process. Working in wax offers jewelers great possibilities for...

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$229.50
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$255
2 sessions
Su.   Oct 23rd, 1pm
Beginner
(17)
Wax Carving Bracelet

Introductory class, students will learn techniques for carving large sculptural bracelets as well as more delicate ones.  Basic carving, hollowing, and texturing techniques will be covered.   The second class will focus on metal finishing techniques for the pieces carved in the first class.

$255
2 sessions
Sa.   Dec 10th, 1pm
Beginner
(17)
Wax II: Stone Setting I + II

This wax carving class will help students explore in-depth model making techniques. Students will create either a ring or a pendant of their own design set with either a cabochon or rough gemstone. Various carving techniques will be covered, delving deeper into design transfer, layout, carving, and build-up. Both bezel and prong styles will be addressed...

$450
6 sessions
Th.   Oct 6th, 6pm
Intermediate
(102)
Wax Working - Open Level (Daytime)

In this 8 session open level wax working class, you will learn to complete a set of designs utilizing different wax carving and forming techniques. You will start with carving waxes and learn subtractive sculpting methods by using files, burs and carving tools. You will also learn how to work additively with soft waxes like wire and sheet wax by utilizing...

$400
8 sessions
Th.   Oct 20th, 11am
All levels
(21)
Jewelry Wax Course

This is a class where you learn about jewelry production using wax such as candle wax. You can create shapes by cutting or carving. Because the wax will be cast into metal, we recommend students to take the beginner's course beforehand; however, it is not required. It is more suitable to make your work three-dimensional when using wax. Note: If you...

$915
12 sessions
W.   Sep 7th, 11am
All levels
(16)
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Introduction to Jewelry Casting

Learn the age old technique of lost wax casting – a fascinating way of making silver and gold jewelry by carving jewelry out of wax, then creating a mold of the wax, melting the wax and pouring molten silver or gold in to make a solid silver version of your wax mold. A great class for anyone interested in making jewelry or small sculpture. In the...

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$315
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$350
4 sessions
W.   Sep 7th, 7pm
All levels
(8)
Other Dates (6)
The Art of Metalsmithing

Students will learn how to design and create handmade jewelry. Students will learn how to use studio tools and many fabrication techniques for working in gold, sterling silver, copper, silver nickel and brass. They will learn sawing, fileing, forming, joining, soldering, filing shapes, ring sizing, sanding, wax carving, marriage of metals, textile...

$375
5 sessions
Th.   Sep 1st, 7:30pm
All levels
(11)
Other Dates (122)
Jewelry Casting Boot Camp: Two-Day Intensive

Day One: The first hour of class you will learn various wax carving and manipulation techniques. The instructor then works individually with each student to get them started based on their skill level. Beginners will learn how to form the wax for their piece. By the end of day one, the wax piece will be invested (a sacrificial mold will be made of...

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$360
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$400
2 sessions
Sa.Su.   Sep 17th, 12pm
All levels
(8)
Other Dates (2)
Jewelry Casting (Advanced)

In this class, we introduce; wax pens, additional wax tools, carving, detailing, finishing and manipulation techniques, mini lathe, mold making and vacuum casting. Organic material may also be cast as well as incorporated in wax models. Students also have the opportunity to be more involved with the casting process to prepare them to cast without assistance....

$350
4 sessions
W.   Oct 26th, 7pm
Advanced
(8)
Wax Carving Week

Students will learn how to turn wax into jewelry. Students of all levels of skill are welcome—all projects and techniques are taught through “one-on-one” demonstration at the student’s pace. *Tools and materials are not included in price of tuition.

$925
5 sessions
No Upcoming Schedules
All levels
(33)
Wax Carving

Students will learn how to turn wax into jewelry. Students of all levels of skill are welcome—all projects and techniques are taught through “one-on-one” demonstration at the student’s pace. Tools and materials not included in price of tuition.

$800
8 sessions
No Upcoming Schedules
All levels
(33)
Intro to the Arts: Wax Carving Techniques

Intro to the Arts class is an evening of art for beginners. Most commercial jewelry is carved from a wax model and then cast. In this class, students will learn the fundamentals of carving wax for jewelry and create a simple band ring. Note: This special $20 class is part of 92Y's "Intro to the Arts" event. From 6-7pm, you're invited to attend a free...

$20
No Upcoming Schedules
Beginner
(104)
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