GLASS

ADULT


Dichroic Fused Glass

Can’t find the center piece 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

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

Class 25467     Wed        1:00pm-4:00pm               7/2-8/20

 

 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 25465     Tue          1:00pm-4:00pm               7/1-8/19

 

 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

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

Class 25464     Tue          6:30pm-9:30pm               7/1-8/5

 

 ADULT

NEW | Metal Inclusions in Beads

Have you ever wanted to add something different to your beads? Then this is the workshop for you. Learn how to enhance your beads by adding fine silver wire and copper foil. You must have completed a beginning bead making class or have basic bead making skills. Bring COE 104 glass, MAPP gas, mandrels, any favorite tools and lunch.

Instructor:  Melissa McCumiskey
LOCATION  Annex C, Shadelands Art Center

$83:  1 class                                                    $15 supply fee due at first class

Class 25466     Sat          10:00am-3:00pm             7/26

 

 ADULT

Roman Mosaics Workshop

Around the 3rd century B.C. the Romans began to use marble in their mosaics. In this workshop we will be using marble from quarries all over the world to reproduce a Roman Era Mosaic. You will gain an understanding of cutting and working with marble, shading effects, create lines, flow, sense of movement and how a background supports and enhances your main design. Each student will purchase a material/design kit.

Instructor:  Connie English
LOCATION  Annex C, Shadelands Art Center

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

Class 25469     Sat          10:00am-4:00pm             6/28

 

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

$152:  8 classes        $5 supply fee due at first class

Class 25462     Tue          6:30pm-9:30pm               6/24-8/12

Class 25461     Thu          12:00pm-3:00pm             6/26-8/14

 

 ADULT

NEW | Chasing and 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

$152:  8 classes        $25 supply fee due at first class

Class 25583     Thu          6:30pm-9:30pm               6/26-8/14

 

 ADULT

NEW | 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

$112:  6 classes        $10 supply fee due at first class

Class 25655     Thu          1:00pm-4:00pm               6/26-7/31