GLASS

 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 27751       Wed           6:30pm-9:30pm                   4/8-5/27

Class 27752       Wed           1:00pm-4:00pm                   4/8-5/27

 

 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 27754       Tue            1:00pm-4:00pm                   4/7-5/26

 

 ADULT

Glass Bead Making (Beg & int)

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 27753       Tue            6:30pm-9:30pm                   4/7-5/12     Beg

Class 27755       Thu            6:30pm-9:30pm                   4/9-5/14     Int

 

 ADULT

Makers Series: Glass Bead Making

Come play with glass. Make your own glass beads. Each student will make fun, whimsical lamp-worked glass beads in this one-day workshop. Tools and materials provided. No experience necessary.

INSTRUCTOR:  Melissa McCumiskey
LOCATION  Annex C, Shadelands Art Center

$43:  1 class                                                  $25 supply fee due at class

Class 27756       Sat             10:00am-2:00pm                 5/30

 

 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

$60:  11 classes

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

JEWELRY 



 ADULT

Mixed Metal Clay for Jewelry

Create one of a kind piece of jewelry using copper and bronze metal clay. Learn the basics of metal clay from construction to finishing. Emphasis will be on construction. Techniques used will cover rolling, cutting, texturing, drying and more. Basic tools required will be discussed at the first class. No experience required.

INSTRUCTOR:  Hope Weiner Humphreys
LOCATION  Studio J, Civic Park Studios

$155:  6 classes        $60 supply fee due at first class

Class 27937       Wed           1:00pm-4:00pm                   4/8-5/13

 

 ADULT

NEW | Art of Inlay

Explore fields of natural color laid against your metal jewelry and add depth and dimension to your work with the art of inlay using wood, bone, metal and stone. Basic filing and sawing are employed to match up these complimentary materials. Students will begin by creating a ring with a basic two-part color field from two distinct types of wood. For the second project we will delve into adding metal strips and creating circular forms within a necklace. Materials list online at www.arts-ed.org.

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

$71:  1 class

Class 27936       Sun            10:00am-4:00pm                 5/10

 

 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.

INSTRUCTOR:  D Jeka Lambert
LOCATION  Annex C, Shadelands Art Center

$115:  6 classes

Class 27938       Mon           9:00am-12:00pm                 4/6-5/11

 

 ADULT

Holloware: Metal Forming (Int/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 27929       Wed           6:30pm-9:30pm                   4/8-6/10

 

 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 and etching. 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 27935       Tue            6:30pm-9:30pm                   4/7-6/9

Class 27934       Fri              12:00pm-3:00pm                 4/10-6/12

 

 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 27933       Thu            12:00pm-3:00pm                 4/9-6/11

 

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

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

Class 27930       Thu            6:30pm-9:30pm                   4/9-6/11

 

 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. Students 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 27931       Sun            1:00pm-5:00pm                   5/17

 

 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.

INSTRUCTOR:  Bonnie Heras
LOCATION  Studio J, Civic Park Studios

$100:  10 classes
$50:  w/another CAE class

Class 27932       Mon           6:30pm-9:30pm                   4/6-6/8