Summer Blast II: Teen Metalsmithing 8/9 (5 Weeks)


Teen Beginning Metalsmithing

Mondays, Beginning August 8, 2021*

6:00-9:00 pm

*Class will not meet on on Monday September 6 for Labor Day. The makeup class time will be the following Monday, September 13, from 6-9pm

Instructor: Karen Snyder

From concept to fabrication, you’ll create several pieces of jewelry in this exciting metals fabrication class. Learn metalsmithing techniques such as sawing, filing, soldering, polishing and texturing metal as you see your wearable art come to life. Learn your way around the Jewelry studio and work with metals for jewelry-making. We will show you working with metals for jewelry techniques: * piercing * annealing * texturing * forming * riveting * finishing By the end of this workshop students will have made a custom copper and brass piece of their own design whether it is a cuff, pendant, chest plate or crown/headpiece. Other materials such as leather, reed/sticks or slate can be added. Students will also learn how to use a variety of handtools like jeweler’s saw and jeweler’s hammers, rolling mill etc. Enrollment limited to 4.

Tuition: Members: $120; Nonmembers: $150 To receive your member discount, enter the code mbr20off in the Discount field on the Art Cart or Checkout page.

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