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. Minimum age 18.

INSTRUCTOR:  Melissa McCumiskey
LOCATION  Annex C, Shadelands Art Center

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

Class 27070       Tue            1:00pm-4:00pm                   1/13-3/3

 

 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. Minimum age 18.

INSTRUCTOR:  Penny Ruhter
LOCATION  Annex C, Shadelands Art Center

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

Class 27072       Wed           6:30pm-9:30pm                   1/14-3/4

Class 27073       Wed           1:00pm-4:00pm                   1/14-3/4

 

 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 mandatory. Materials list online at www.arts-ed.org. Minimum age 18.

INSTRUCTOR:  Melissa McCumiskey
LOCATION  Annex C, Shadelands Art Center

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

Class 27071       Tue            6:30pm-9:30pm                   1/13-2/17

 

 ADULT

NEW | makers series: Pique Assiette mosiacs (Broken China)

This style of mosaic incorporates pieces of broken ceramics, plates, dishes, cups, tiles and other found objects into the art of recycling, for a unique and fun design. Supply your own broken tiles, plates, and we provide a wooden board, primed in advance before class, as your substrate. Instructor provides tools, adhesives and grout for your use in class (metal objects are not advised for this project). Wear art clothing and bring a lunch.

INSTRUCTOR:  Connie English
LOCATION  Annex C, Shadelands Art Center

$88:  1 class                                                 
$25 supply fee payable to instructor

Class 27075       Sat             10:00am-4:00pm                 2/7

 

 ADULT

Mosaics: Polymer Clay

Learn to measure and cut tiles to complete a custom mosaic project. Embellish your tiles with colorful lusters, molds, patterns, stamps, and crystals and learn the easy way to make your very own molds. You will leave this workshop with a completed project.

INSTRUCTOR:  Connie English
LOCATION  Annex C, Shadelands Art Center

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

Class 27074       Sat             10:00am-4:00pm                 1/31

 

 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 second 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

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:  Jeka Lambert
LOCATION  Annex C, Shadelands Art Center

$152:  8 classes

Class 27097       Mon           9:00am-12:00pm                 1/26-3/23

No class 2/16

 

 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 27230       Thu            1:00pm-4:00pm                   1/15-2/19

 

 ADULT

NEW | Holloware:
Metal Forming (Into/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

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

Class 27115       Wed           6:30pm-9:30pm                   1/14-3/18

 

 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

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

Class 27117       Fri              12:00pm-3:00pm                 1/16-3/20

 

 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

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

Class 27107       Tue            6:30pm-9:30pm                   1/13-3/17

Class 27114       Thu            12:00pm-3:00pm                 1/15-3/19

 

 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; soldered inlay earrings with cup component; and a two-part hinge necklace with fabricated clasp. Students will learn solder inlay, basic forming, hinge building, clasp making, tool familiarity, earring back making, basic riveting and advanced soldering techniques through this series of projects.

INSTRUCTOR:  Emma Mankin-Morris
LOCATION  Studio J, Civic Park Studios

$188:  10 classes       $35 supply fee due at first class

Class 27119       Thu            6:30pm-9:30pm                   1/15-3/19

 

 ADULT

NEW | Makers Series: Chain Making

Add a personal touch to your necklaces and bracelets with custom-made chains. In this one-day workshop you will learn how to make round and oval jump rings, along with woven chain, trace chain, curb chain, and basic chainmail.

INSTRUCTOR:  Bonnie Heras
LOCATION  Studio J, Civic Park Studios

$63:  1 class                                                  $15 supply fee due at class

Class 27098       Sat             10:00am-4:00pm                 2/21

 

 ADULT

NEW | 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. Student 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                                                  $12 supply fee due at class

Class 27118       Sun            1:00pm-5:00pm                   3/1

 

 ADULT

NEW | 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:  Monitor
LOCATION  Studio J, Civic Park Studios

$100:  8 classes
$50:  w/ another CAE class

Class 27103       Mon           6:30pm-9:30pm                   1/12-3/16

No class 1/19, 2/16