GLASS

 ADULT

Fused Glass (Beg-Adv)

Explore your creative and artistic abilities. Fusing and slumping glass offer almost limitless possibilities for creating with color and form. Learn the basics of glass cutting, fusing and slumping. Use sheet glass, frit, stringers and rods, design and make glass art pieces. Continuing students expand their knowledge with new techniques and interact and share new ideas with other students. Materials list online at www.arts-ed.org.

INSTRUCTOR:  Melissa McCumiskey
LOCATION  Annex C, Shadelands Art Center

$168:  8 classes        $10 supply fee due at first class

Class 26467       Tue            1:00pm-4:00pm                   9/16-11/4

 

 ADULT

Glass Fusing & Slumping

Learn to fuse layers of compatible glass in a kiln to create tiles, jewelry, small frames, dishes and ornaments. Techniques covered include glass cutting, surface decoration, pattern bars and slumping into molds. Continuing students will be encouraged to expand their knowledge with new techniques. Materials list online at www.arts-ed.org.

INSTRUCTOR:  Penny Ruhter
LOCATION  Annex C, Shadelands Art Center

$168:  8 classes        $10 supply fee due at first class

Class 26469       Wed           1:00pm-4:00pm                   9/17-11/5

Class 26468       Wed           6:30pm-9:30pm                   9/17-11/5

 

 ADULT

Glass Bead Making (Beg)

Make beautiful glass beads using a hot head bead torch. Each student uses a torch to maximize hands-on time. Basics of glass bead making include: use of tools and equipment, safety, how to make several different shaped beads, and a variety of surface decoration techniques. Please wear all natural fiber clothing. No previous experience required. Beginning and repeat students welcome. Must have supplies for first class. First class is mandatory. Materials list online at www.arts-ed.org.

INSTRUCTOR:  Melissa McCumiskey
LOCATION  Annex C, Shadelands Art Center

$127:  6 classes        $10 supply fee due at first class

Class 26466       Tue            6:30pm-9:30pm                   9/16-10/21

 

 ADULT

One Day Crash Glass Mosaics

Using broken tempered glass while incorporating paints and pigments, this method incorporates a clear, almost 3-D effect that allows light and color to reflect what lies beneath your glass. Design and create 2-4 pieces of tempered glass art on both wood and glass bases that are supplied for you (do not bring your own substrate for this class). Grouting and finishing techniques taught as well. Bring a lunch, snug fitting dishwashing gloves and wear art clothes.

INSTRUCTOR:  Connie English
LOCATION  Annex C, Shadelands Art Center

$88:  1 class                                                  $65 supply fee due at class

Class 26470       Sat             10:00am-4:00pm                 9/27

 

 ADULT

NEW | Makers Series:
Fused Glass Holiday Ornaments

Come play with glass. Make your own glass holiday ornaments for gifts and decoration. Each student will make 3-4 fun, whimsical fused glass ornaments in this one-day workshop. Tools and materials provided. No experience necessary.

INSTRUCTOR:  Penny Ruhter
LOCATION  Annex C, Shadelands Art Center

$38:  1 class                                                  $25 supply fee due at class

Class 26783       Sat             10:00am-1:00pm                 11/22

 

 ADULT

CAE Glass Fusers Group

The mission of the Glass Fusers Group is to encourage glass workers of all levels to continue to study art glass. Practice and produce new work, and to share ideas and experiences. The group will meet the 2nd Saturday of each month (June 8 through May 10; no meeting in December) to share glass pieces, critiques, technical developments and hear guest speakers. Attendance at one meeting is free to enrolled CAE students. No meeting in December.

INSTRUCTOR:  Melissa McCumiskey
LOCATION  Annex C, Shadelands Art Center

$60:  11 classes

Class 26507       Sat             10:00am-12:00pm               6/14-5/9

 

JEWELRY

 ADULT

Jewelry Design & Construction (Beg/Int)

Emphasis on building basic/intermediate knowledge of jewelry design and construction. Beginners will design their own jewelry and construct pieces using fundamental techniques of soldering, sawing, filing, finishing, and basic bezel setting. Lectures, demos, and handouts provide basis of any techniques needed. Intermediates will progress through more advanced techniques of forging, cold connections, etching, etc. Jewelry will be made from metal sheet and wire. Copper, brass and tools provided. New students must attend first class for safety discussion and materials list.

INSTRUCTOR:  Karen Ehrhardt
LOCATION  Studio J, Civic Park Studios

$188:  10 classes       $5 supply fee due at first class

Class 26473       Thu            12:00pm-3:00pm                 9/18-11/20

 

 ADULT

Jewelry Casting (Beg/Int)
& Fabrication (Int)

Emphasis, for all beginning students, will be casting. Learn all phases of lost-wax centrifugal casting. Most supplies and tools provided except casting metal. Beginners welcome; first class very important. Continuing students may choose also to fabricate but only if they have already taken a class in fabrication and are beyond needing basic information.

INSTRUCTOR:  Karen Ehrhardt
LOCATION  Studio J, Civic Park Studios

$169:  9 classes        $5 supply fee due at first class.

Class 26471       Tue            6:30pm-9:30pm                   9/16-11/18

No class 11/11

 

$188:  10 classes       $5 supply fee due at first class.

Class 26472       Fri              12:00pm-3:00pm                 9/19-11/21

 

 ADULT

Chasing & Repousse + Hinges (Beg/Int)

Learn how to make any design come to life through the technique of chasing and repousse. Using special tools and hammer, you can create simple or detailed relief designs on sheet metal. Each student will work on one design that will either be the face for a locket or the top of a box. Both projects require a hinge, so students will learn two different types of hinges.

INSTRUCTOR:  Bonnie Heras
LOCATION  Studio J, Civic Park Studios

$188:  10 classes       $25 supply fee due at first class

Class 26480       Wed           6:30pm-9:30pm                   9/17-11/19

 

 ADULT

Creative Beading

Looking for a creative way to encase your centerpiece and make an accompanying necklace? You will learn to bead around a centerpiece and design a fashionable pendant. Part of the fun and creativity is selecting the best colors. You will use those colors in both pendant and necklace. The necklace will be beaded using a Kumihimo wheel. All skill levels are welcome. Projects are tailored to each class member’s ability and interest. Materials list online at www.arts-ed.org.

INSTRUCTOR:  Barbara Goldsmith
LOCATION  Annex C, Shadelands Art Center

$115:  6 classes        $10 supply fee due at first class

Class 26479       Thu            1:00pm-4:00pm                   9/18-10/23

 

 ADULT

NEW | 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

$152:  8 classes

Class 26542       Mon           9:00am-12:00pm                 9/15-11/3

 

 ADULT

NEW | Makers Series:
Give the Gift of Jewelry

Nothing says you care more than a handmade gift. What better gift to give than jewelry that can be worn year round? In this one day workshop you will learn basic metalsmithing techniques and produce a simple pendant, a pair of earrings, or a ring. Students will practice techniques in copper and brass leading up to a final project in silver. All metal and tools will be provided. A half hour lunch break is scheduled, so please bring a sack lunch.

INSTRUCTOR:  Bonnie Heras
LOCATION  Studio J, Civic Park Studios

$78:  1 class                                                  $25 supply fee due at class

Class 26782       Sat             10:00am-6:00pm                 12/6

 

 ADULT

NEW | Makers Series:
Metal Holiday Decoration

Create a beautiful holiday ornament that you and your friends will be proud to display in your homes. Using basic metalsmithing techniques, you will saw, stamp, hammer, and shape copper or brass sheet metal into a decoration of your choice. 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 26776       Sun            9:00am-1:00pm                   12/7