Metal + Jewelry

All classes held in the Art School Metals Studio.

  • Jewelry Basics and Design • 142A52

    Class / 14 sessions / $285 / Metals Lab / Tue 9:30am–12:30pm / May 20–Aug 19 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, riveting, beze...

    Cynthia Wiig  
    May. 20-Aug. 19
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    Tue 9:30am–12:30pm Past_exhib_cwigg_01_web
  • Lost Wax Casting • 142A58

    Class / 12 sessions / $250 / Metals Lab / Mon 9am–noon / May 19–Aug 11 *No class May 26. 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. S...

    Jim Friedman  
    May. 19-Aug. 11
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    Mon 9am-noon Past_exhib_jfriedman_04_web
  • Shippo: Japanese Enameling • 142W60

    Workshop / 4 sessions / $120 / Room 101 / Sat–Sun 11am–4pm / Aug 9–10, 16–17 Learn the ancient art of shippo (“seven treasures”) to produce works with jewel–like enamel color on a base of metal or ceramic. Projects include small boxes and accessories. Ex...

    Kazuko Inomata  
    Aug. 9-Aug. 17
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    Sat–Sun 11am–4pm Past_exhib_kinomata_01_web
  • Metals Lab Independent Open Studio

    Open Studio  For experienced metalsmiths who are enrolled in a 14 week metals class at the Art School. 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 m...

     
    May. 19-Aug. 31
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  • Beginner Skills and Technique • 142A53

    Class / 14 sessions / $285 / Metals Lab / Wed 9am–noon / May 21–Aug 20 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 stones in bezel, ...

    Ashley Potgeter  
    May. 21-Aug. 20
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    Wed 9-noon Past_exhib_apotgeter_02_466x300
  • 初心者用ジュエリークラス • 142A54

    Beginner's Jewelry Class for Japanese SpeakersClass / 13 sessions / $265 / Metals Lab / Sat 9am–noon / May 24–Aug 30 *No class Jul 5 & Aug 9 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...

    Kaori Vaughn  
    May. 24-Aug. 30
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  • Jewelry II • 142A56

    Class / 11 sessions / $230 / Metals Lab / Wed 6–9pm / May 21–Aug 13 *No class Jun 11–18 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 bo...

    Brenda Ching  
    May. 21-Aug. 13
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    Wed 6–9pm Past_exhib_class_full
  • Jewelry with an Attitude • 142A55

    Class / 14 sessions / $285 / Metals Lab / Thu 9:45am–12:45pm / May 22–Aug 21 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 metal. Students are encourag...

    Barbara Farrell  
    May. 22-Aug. 21
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    Thu 9:45am–12:45pm Past_exhib_bfarrell_01_466x300
  • Lost Wax Casting • 142A78

    Class / 12 sessions / $250 / Metals Lab / Mon 6-9pm / May 19–Aug 11 *No class May 26 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. Syllabus A...

    Jim Friedman  
    May. 19-Aug. 11
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    Mon 6-9pm Past_exhib_jfriedman_04_web
  • Puzzle Ring • 142W57

    Workshop / 2 sessions / $165 / Metals Lab / Sat–Sun 9am–4pm / Aug 9–10 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  
    Aug. 9-Aug. 10
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    Sat–Sun 9am–4pm Past_exhib_class_full