GLASS

 ADULT

Creative Art Jewelry

Art jewelry uses non-traditional materials and techniques to bend the boundaries between traditional jewelry, fiber arts, assemblage and art. Make your own beautiful art jewelry using an array of widely available inexpensive materials and simple techniques. Demos, guidance, design theory and inspirational images help you to imaginatively create hand made one of a kind jewelry using textiles, fiber, stitching, paper, beads, chain, adhesives, wire, found/repurposed/upcycled materials, and art and craft materials. This class does not teach metal fabrication techniques. Materials list online at www.arts-ed.org.

INSTRUCTOR:  D Jeka Lambert
LOCATION  Annex C, Shadelands Art Center

$117:  6 classes

Class 28743       Mon           9:00am-12:00pm                 7/6-8/10

 

 ADULT

Holloware:
Exploration in Metal Forming (Int/Adv)

Learn and explore fold forming, anti-clastic forming, forging and raising to create bold new jewelry designs and elegant sculptures. Lectures, demos and handouts will be given for all techniques. Students will have the ability to make technical samples and two to three finished projects that combine at least two techniques. Copper and brass will be provided. Silver can be used but should be purchased by student.

INSTRUCTOR:  Bonnie Heras
LOCATION  Studio J, Civic Park Studios

$155:  8 classes        $25 supply fee due at first class

Class 28740       Wed           6:30pm-9:30pm                   6/24-8/12

 

 ADULT

Jewelry Casting

In lost wax casting, you start by making a wax model of what you want your jewelry piece to look like and end with a piece of jewelry made of metal. The ability to carve the wax allows for a sculptural look. We will go over wax carving and shaping and other techniques needed to cast a wax piece into a finished piece of jewelry. Wax, bronze and most other supplies, and tools provided. Silver is not provided. Materials list handout at first class.

INSTRUCTOR:  Karen Ehrhardt
LOCATION  Studio J, Civic Park Studios

$139:  7 classes        $5 supply fee due at first class

Class 28744       Fri              12:00pm-3:00pm                 6/26-8/14

No class 7/3

 

 ADULT

Jewelry Fabrication (Beg)

This class covers all of the basic techniques that will keep you working for years. You will get a good basis to advance to more complicated techniques and designs. The class uses lectures, demos and handouts to cover sawing, soldering, finishing and basic stone setting. You will be designing and making jewelry as you learn. Silver, copper, or brass sheet and wire will be used. Brass and copper and tools will be provided. Materials list handout at first class.

INSTRUCTOR:  Karen Ehrhardt
LOCATION  Studio J, Civic Park Studios

$158:  8 classes        $5 supply fee due at first class

Class 28741       Tue            6:30pm-9:30pm                   6/23-8/11

Class 28742       Thu            12:00pm-3:00pm                 6/25-8/13

 

 ADULT

Jewelry Fabrication (Int)

Perfect your basic soldering and fabrication skills in this second level fabrication class. Students will be led through three exciting and challenging projects which will build upon basic skills. Projects include cuff bracelet with texture and possibility to add a stone; solder inlay earrings with cup component; and a two-part hinge necklace with fabricated clasp. Students will learn soldered inlay, basic forming, hinge building, clasp making, tool familiarity, earring back making, basic riveting and advanced soldering techniques through this series of projects.

INSTRUCTOR:  Bonnie Heras
LOCATION  Studio J, Civic Park Studios

$158:  8 classes        $35 supply fee due at first class

Class 28745       Thu            6:30pm-9:30pm                   6/25-8/13

 

 ADULT

NEW | Metal Clay Intensive

This class is designed for beginning students and those seeking to refresh skills and learn new ones. The initial project will be a simple silver two-sided project, chosen to teach thickness, texture, appliqué, and carving techniques. Beyond the basic skills required for this project, more advanced techniques will be taught, including stone setting, bail design and structure, ring sizing and construction, torch and kiln firing, final finishing and polishing. Students will create pendants, earrings and rings. All tools will be provided by instructor.

INSTRUCTOR:  Arlene Mornick
LOCATION  Annex C, Shadelands Art Center

$148:  2 classes        $85 supply fee due at first class

Class 28749       Sat-Sun     10:00am-5:00pm                 8/15-8/16

 

 ADULT

Makers Series: Basic Jewelry

Interested in making your own handmade jewelry? This one-day workshop will give you a quick overview of general hand tools that are used to make a wide variety of jewelry. Students will learn how to anneal, texture, file and polish copper and brass. Using these new skills, student will have the opportunity to make a pendant or a pair of earrings. All metal and tools will be provided.

INSTRUCTOR:  Bonnie Heras
LOCATION  Studio J, Civic Park Studios

$43:  1 class                                                  $15 supply fee due at class

Class 28746       Sat             1:00pm-5:00pm                   7/11

 

 ADULT

Open Studio Jewelry

Open to all experienced jewelers and current jewelry students. Work independently on any jewelry or metalsmithing project of your choice and have access to all the tools the jewelry department has to offer. No instruction is included and participants provide their own materials. A monitor will be on site to make sure equipment is used properly and cleanliness of the space is maintained.

INSTRUCTOR:  Bonnie Heras
LOCATION  Studio J, Civic Park Studios

$85:  8 classes
$44:  Fee w/ another CAE class

Class 28747       Mon           6:30pm-9:30pm                   6/22-8/10

 

JEWELRY 

 ADULT

Creative Art Jewelry

Art jewelry uses non-traditional materials and techniques to bend the boundaries between traditional jewelry, fiber arts, assemblage and art. Make your own beautiful art jewelry using an array of widely available inexpensive materials and simple techniques. Demos, guidance, design theory and inspirational images help you to imaginatively create hand made one of a kind jewelry using textiles, fiber, stitching, paper, beads, chain, adhesives, wire, found/repurposed/upcycled materials, and art and craft materials. This class does not teach metal fabrication techniques. Materials list online at www.arts-ed.org.

INSTRUCTOR:  D Jeka Lambert
LOCATION  Annex C, Shadelands Art Center

$117:  6 classes

Class 28743       Mon           9:00am-12:00pm                 7/6-8/10

 

 ADULT

Holloware:
Exploration in Metal Forming (Int/Adv)

Learn and explore fold forming, anti-clastic forming, forging and raising to create bold new jewelry designs and elegant sculptures. Lectures, demos and handouts will be given for all techniques. Students will have the ability to make technical samples and two to three finished projects that combine at least two techniques. Copper and brass will be provided. Silver can be used but should be purchased by student.

INSTRUCTOR:  Bonnie Heras
LOCATION  Studio J, Civic Park Studios

$155:  8 classes        $25 supply fee due at first class

Class 28740       Wed           6:30pm-9:30pm                   6/24-8/12

 

 ADULT

Jewelry Casting

In lost wax casting, you start by making a wax model of what you want your jewelry piece to look like and end with a piece of jewelry made of metal. The ability to carve the wax allows for a sculptural look. We will go over wax carving and shaping and other techniques needed to cast a wax piece into a finished piece of jewelry. Wax, bronze and most other supplies, and tools provided. Silver is not provided. Materials list handout at first class.

INSTRUCTOR:  Karen Ehrhardt
LOCATION  Studio J, Civic Park Studios

$139:  7 classes        $5 supply fee due at first class

Class 28744       Fri              12:00pm-3:00pm                 6/26-8/14

No class 7/3

 

 ADULT

Jewelry Fabrication (Beg)

This class covers all of the basic techniques that will keep you working for years. You will get a good basis to advance to more complicated techniques and designs. The class uses lectures, demos and handouts to cover sawing, soldering, finishing and basic stone setting. You will be designing and making jewelry as you learn. Silver, copper, or brass sheet and wire will be used. Brass and copper and tools will be provided. Materials list handout at first class.

INSTRUCTOR:  Karen Ehrhardt
LOCATION  Studio J, Civic Park Studios

$158:  8 classes        $5 supply fee due at first class

Class 28741       Tue            6:30pm-9:30pm                   6/23-8/11

Class 28742       Thu            12:00pm-3:00pm                 6/25-8/13

 

 ADULT

Jewelry Fabrication (Int)

Perfect your basic soldering and fabrication skills in this second level fabrication class. Students will be led through three exciting and challenging projects which will build upon basic skills. Projects include cuff bracelet with texture and possibility to add a stone; solder inlay earrings with cup component; and a two-part hinge necklace with fabricated clasp. Students will learn soldered inlay, basic forming, hinge building, clasp making, tool familiarity, earring back making, basic riveting and advanced soldering techniques through this series of projects.

INSTRUCTOR:  Bonnie Heras
LOCATION  Studio J, Civic Park Studios

$158:  8 classes        $35 supply fee due at first class

Class 28745       Thu            6:30pm-9:30pm                   6/25-8/13

 

 ADULT

NEW | Metal Clay Intensive

This class is designed for beginning students and those seeking to refresh skills and learn new ones. The initial project will be a simple silver two-sided project, chosen to teach thickness, texture, appliqué, and carving techniques. Beyond the basic skills required for this project, more advanced techniques will be taught, including stone setting, bail design and structure, ring sizing and construction, torch and kiln firing, final finishing and polishing. Students will create pendants, earrings and rings. All tools will be provided by instructor.

INSTRUCTOR:  Arlene Mornick
LOCATION  Annex C, Shadelands Art Center

$148:  2 classes        $85 supply fee due at first class

Class 28749       Sat-Sun     10:00am-5:00pm                 8/15-8/16

 

 ADULT

Makers Series: Basic Jewelry

Interested in making your own handmade jewelry? This one-day workshop will give you a quick overview of general hand tools that are used to make a wide variety of jewelry. Students will learn how to anneal, texture, file and polish copper and brass. Using these new skills, student will have the opportunity to make a pendant or a pair of earrings. All metal and tools will be provided.

INSTRUCTOR:  Bonnie Heras
LOCATION  Studio J, Civic Park Studios

$43:  1 class                                                  $15 supply fee due at class

Class 28746       Sat             1:00pm-5:00pm                   7/11

 

 ADULT

Open Studio Jewelry

Open to all experienced jewelers and current jewelry students. Work independently on any jewelry or metalsmithing project of your choice and have access to all the tools the jewelry department has to offer. No instruction is included and participants provide their own materials. A monitor will be on site to make sure equipment is used properly and cleanliness of the space is maintained.

INSTRUCTOR:  Bonnie Heras
LOCATION  Studio J, Civic Park Studios

$85:  8 classes
$44:  Fee w/ another CAE class

Class 28747       Mon           6:30pm-9:30pm                   6/22-8/10