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

$175:  8 classes        $10 supply fee due at first class

Class 29450       Tue            1:00pm-4:00pm                   9/15-11/3

 

 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.

INSTRUCTOR:  Melissa McCumiskey
LOCATION  Annex C, Shadelands Art Center

$133:  6 classes        $10 supply fee due at first class

Class 29447       Tue            6:30pm-9:30pm                   9/15-10/20

 

 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

$175:  8 classes        $10 supply fee due at first class

Class 29449       Wed           1:00pm-4:00pm                   9/16-11/4

Class 29448       Wed           6:30pm-9:30pm                   9/16-11/4

 

 ADULT

Makers Series: Mosaic Glass Stepping Stone

After this class you will be able to make multiple garden stones on your own! Learn to design, choose colors, cut and shape glass, use proper materials/adhesives for outdoor use, adhere glass and mirror and apply grout. All materials provided in class. Wear art clothing and bring a lunch.

INSTRUCTOR:  Connie English
LOCATION  Annex C, Shadelands Art Center

$68:  1 class                                                  $50 supply fee due at class

Class 29454       Sat             10:00am-2:00pm                 9/19

 

 ADULT

Makers Series: 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 29453       Sat             10:00am-4:00pm                 9/26

 

 ADULT

Flamework for Fusers

Work with COE 90 glass to design elements using a hot head torch.  Add these components to your fusing work to create unique art pieces. Use rod, stringers and sheet glass in the torch to make fluid shapes. Torching techniques covered include twisties, stringer dots, strip twisties and more. Students will have hands on torch time to practice making components. Bring one canister of MAAP gas and COE 90 glass (rods and stringers). Bring a lunch.

INSTRUCTOR:  Melissa McCumiskey
LOCATION  Annex C, Shadelands Art Center

$68:  1 class

Class 29452       Sat             10:00am-2:00pm                 10/17

 

 ADULT

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                                                  $10 supply fee due at class

Class 29451       Sat             10:00am-1:00pm                 10/24

 

 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 through May, no meeting in December) to share glass pieces, critiques, technical developments and hear guest speakers.

INSTRUCTOR:  Melissa McCumiskey
LOCATION  Annex C, Shadelands Art Center

$61:  11 classes

Class 28642       Sat             10:00am-12:00pm               6/13-5/14

 

 

 

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 29695       Mon           9:00am-12:00pm                 9/21-10/26

 

 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

$195:  10 classes       $5 supply fee due at first class

Class 29692       Tue            6:30pm-9:30pm                   9/15-11/17

Class 29693       Thu            12:00pm-3:00pm                 9/17-11/19

 

 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

$195:  10 classes       $5 supply fee due at first class

Class 29694       Fri              12:00pm-3:00pm                 9/18-11/20

 

 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

$194:  10 classes       $35 supply fee due at first class

Class 29691       Thu            6:30pm-9:30pm                   9/17-11/19

 

 ADULT

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 29696       Sat             10:00am-4:00pm                 10/3

 

 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. 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                                                  $15 supply fee due at class

Class 29697       Sun            1:00pm-5:00pm                   9/27

 

 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.

MONITOR:  Bonnie Heras
LOCATION  Studio J, Civic Park Studios

$105:  10 classes       $54:  Fee w/ another CAE class

Class 29698       Mon           6:30pm-9:30pm                   9/14-11/16