GLASS

ADULT

Dichroic Fused Glass

Can’t find the centerpiece to make your own unique jewelry? Learn to create spectacular opal-like dichroic glass pendants and more. Go beyond the basic round cabochon. Learn to drill holes in glass, create wire connectors, grind a groove into the side for wire wrapping and more. Take your fused jewelry to the next level. Continuing students will be encouraged to expand their knowledge with new techniques. No previous experience with glass required. Beginning and experienced students welcome. Materials list online at www.arts-ed.org.

INSTRUCTOR:  Penny Ruhter
LOCATION  Annex C, Shadelands Art Center

$165:  8 classes        $10 supply fee due at first class

Class 24650     Wed        1:00pm-4:00pm               4/9-5/28

 

 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

$165:  8 classes        $10 supply fee due at first class

Class 24648     Wed        6:30pm-9:30pm               4/9-5/28

 

 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

$165:  8 classes        $10 supply fee due at first class

Class 24651     Tue          1:00pm-4:00pm               4/8-5/27

 

 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

$125:  6 classes        $10 supply fee due at first class

Class 24649     Tue          6:30pm-9:30pm               4/8-5/13

 

 ADULT

Stained Glass (Beg)

Come create brilliant stained glass art using the traditional methods made famous by Louis Tiffany. Learn stained glass design, glass cutting, and assembly of both windows and 3-dimensional glass art. Plan on completing one sampler and one small window. No previous experience required. Beginning and repeat students are welcome. First class is mandatory. Materials list online at www.arts-ed.org.

INSTRUCTOR:  Natalie Borges
LOCATION  Annex C, Shadelands Art Center

$165:  8 classes        $10 supply fee due at first class

Class 24652     Sat          10:00am-1:00pm             4/12-6/7

No class 5/24





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

$149:  8 classes        $3 supply fee due at first class

Class 24647     Tue          6:30pm-9:30pm               4/22-6/10

Class 24646     Thu          12:00pm-3:00pm             4/24-6/12

 

 ADULT

Mixed Metal Jewelry from Metal Clay

Learn different possibilities for combining copper, bronze and steel clay in a single piece of jewelry. Make two types of pieces: one that combines copper and steel clay and combining copper and bronze clay. Learn draping, overlay, inlay of copper in bronze and bronze in copper, wraparound and hot riveting. Time will be dedicated to post firing finishing techniques of how to achieve a smooth matte finish, as well as the appearance of married metals. No previous experience necessary. Materials list online at www.arts-ed.org.

INSTRUCTOR:  Hope Weiner
LOCATION  Studio J, Civic Park Studios

$152:  4 classes        $60 supply fee due at first class

Class 24699     Sat          12:00pm-4:30pm             4/12-5/3