Metal + Jewelry

All classes held in the Art School Metals Studio.

  • Jewelry Basics and Design • 143A67

    Class / 14 sessions / $285 / Metals Lab / Fri 9am–noon / Sep 5–Dec 12 *No class Oct 10 Begin with the basics and discover your own creativity. Through individualized guidance, explore the design process and translate your ideas into metal. Techniques include piercing, soldering...

    Cynthia Wiig  
    Sep. 5-Dec. 12
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    Fri 9am-noon Past_exhib_cwigg_01_web
  • Lost Wax Casting • 143A72

    Class / 14 sessions / $285 / Metals Lab / Mon 9am–noon / Sep 8–Dec 15 *No class Oct 6 In this introduction to wax carving and the lost wax casting process, students learn to use carving tools, sprue and tree strategies, the investment process, casting technique, and finishing.&...

    Jim Friedman  
    Sep. 8-Dec. 15
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    Mon 9am-noon Past_exhib_class_full
  • Gemology • 143A76

    Class / 14 sessions / $250 / Community Room / Tue 6–9pm / Sep 2–Dec 9 *No class Oct 7 Learn how to identify gemstones—black diamonds, pink diamonds, blue, yellow, and even chocolate diamonds—and find out the right questions to ask to be a discriminating shopper. Learn ab...

    Brenda Reichel  
    Sep. 2-Dec. 9
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    Tue 6–9pm Past_exhib_class_canceled
  • Metals Lab Independent Open Studio

    Open Studio  For experienced metalsmiths who are enrolled in an Art School metals class. The studio is for personal projects only, not for business production. Minimal supplies available; no instruction provided. Check the posted schedule for availability; please pay the lab monitor $10. P...

     
    Sep. 6-Dec. 14
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    Sat and Sun 1-4pm Past_exhib_123a63-65
  • Beginner Skills and Technique • 143A68

    Class / 14 sessions / $285 / Metals Lab / Wed 9am–noon / Sep 3–Dec 10 *No class Oct 8 Explore jewelry design while learning to saw, file, texture, and form copper, brass, and silver. Through individualized guidance, students develop a basic understanding of soldering while setting s...

    Ashley Potgeter  
    Sep. 3-Dec. 10
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    Wed 9-noon Past_exhib_class_full
  • 初心者用ジュエリークラス • 143A77

    Class / 13 sessions / $265 / Metals Lab / Sun 10am–1pm / Sep 7–Dec 7 *No class Oct 12 ワイヤーワークからストーンセッティングまでの基本を習える日本語でのクラスです。クラスは基本的に日本語になりますが、専門用語は全部英語で習います。専門用語を英語で習うことで、英語での中級者、上級者クラスへのステップアップも楽に出来るようになります。 細かい説明や質問は英語より日本語の方が楽…と思っている方、ジュエリー作りには興味はあるけど英語だとちょっと不安…と思...

    Kaori Vaughn  
    Sep. 7-Dec. 7
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    Sun 10am-1pm Past_exhib_kvaughn_01_web
  • Intro to Jewelry Fabrication • 143A69

    Class / 10 sessions / $215 / Metals Lab / Tue 9:30am–12:30pm / Sep 30–Dec 9 *No class Oct 7 Students learn fundamental metal fabrication skills by completing a series of jewelry projects. The instructor demonstrates the steps and then offers individual instruction as students p...

    Jim O'Donnell  
    Sep. 30-Dec. 9
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    Tue 9:30am–12:30pm Past_exhib_jodonnell_01_web
  • Basic Jewelry • 143A70

    Class / 14 sessions / $285 / Metals Lab / Thu 6–9pm / Sep 4–Dec 18 *No class Oct 9 and Nov 27 Gain a well-rounded, solid foundation in basic metalworking techniques such as soldering, piercing, forging, centrifugal casting, fabrication, and finishing. ARTWORK BY STUDENT

    Evan Tottori  
    Sep. 4-Dec. 18
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    Thu 6–9pm Past_exhib_class_full
  • Jewelry II • 143A78

    Class / 11 sessions / $230 / Metals Lab / Wed 6–9pm / Sep 24–Dec 10 *No class Oct 8 In this intermediate fabrication class, fine tune your skills and develop a few new ones. Topics may include etching, flush, and tube settings, synclastic and anticlastic shaping and keum boo.&n...

    Brenda Ching  
    Sep. 24-Dec. 10
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    Wed 6–9pm Past_exhib_class_full
  • Intro to Jewelry and Metalsmithing • 143A71

    Class / 14 sessions / $285 / Metals Lab / Tue 6–9pm / Sep 2–Dec 9 *No class Oct 7 Students will learn the basics of jewelry & metalsmithing by completing a series of projects introducing new techniques including piercing, light forging, stamping, soldering, and bezel setting. St...

    Amber Chesebro  
    Sep. 2-Dec. 9
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    Tue 6–9pm Past_exhib_class_full
  • Jewelry with an Attitude • 143A74

    Class / 14 sessions / $285 / Metals Lab / Thu 9:45am–12:45pm / Sep 4–Dec 18 *No class Oct 9 and Nov 27 Metal, stone, and fire—up close and personal! Learn the pragmatic approach to basic jewelry techniques taught through a series of projects emphasizing direct fabrication in m...

    Barbara Farrell  
    Sep. 4-Dec. 18
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    Thu 9:45am–12:45pm Past_exhib_bfarrell_01_466x300
  • Lost Wax Casting • 143A73

    Class / 14 sessions / $285 / Metals Lab / Mon 6–9pm / Sep 8–Dec 15 *No class Oct 6 In this introduction to wax carving and the lost wax casting process, students learn to use carving tools, sprue and tree strategies, the investment process, casting technique, and finishing. Sy...

    Jim Friedman  
    Sep. 8-Dec. 15
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    Mon 6-9pm Past_exhib_jfriedman_01_web
  • Setting Found Materials • 143W79

    Workshop / 3 session / $150 / Metals Lab / Tue 9am–3pm / Sep 2–16 Expand the creative possibilities of jewelry design through the setting of found materials.  In this course, both beginners and intermediate students will develop the skills necessary to frame, bezel, prong, ...

    Ashley Potgeter  
    Sep. 2-Sep. 16
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    Tue 9am–3pm Past_exhib_apotgeter_02_web
  • Beadweaving: Peyote Stitch • 143A75

    Class / 9 sessions / $235 / Room 202 / Tue 6–9pm / Sep 2–Nov 4 *No class Oct 7 Explore peyote stitch used in bead weaving. Topics include: getting started, reading patterns, jewelry making and advanced techniques. Students work at heir own pace and choose projects that interest...

    Carrie Johnson  
    Sep. 2-Nov. 4
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    Tue 6-9pm Past_exhib_class_canceled
  • Etching in Jewelry • 143W80

    Workshop / 1 sessions / $75 / Metals Lab / Tue 9am–3pm / Sep 23 Expand your jewelry design possibilities. Go beyond basic jewelry techniques, using etching to transfer detail and texture into brass, copper, and sterling silver. In this workshop, we will use stamps, photos, and hand-dr...

    Ashley Potgeter  
    Sep. 23-Sep. 23
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    Tue 9am-3pm Past_exhib_apotgeter_03_web
  • Puzzle Ring • 143W82

    Workshop / 2 sessions / $165 / Metals Lab / Sat–Sun 9am–4pm / Oct 11–12 Make a basic four-piece Turkish puzzle ring. Students may be able to make puzzle ring variations, time permitting. Open to intermediate/advanced students with fabrication skills (soldering, filing, san...

    Donna Shimazu  
    Oct. 11-Oct. 12
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    Sat-Sun 9am-4pm Past_exhib_dshimazu_01_web