A good foundation for your metalsmithing pursuits starts with the Basics of Metalsmithing. This overview introduces you to the techniques you need to create all kinds of amazing jewelry.
You can choose to take this as a
7-week course (3 hours, 1 day per week) or a
5-day Intensive (6 hours per day for 5 days)
BEYOND THE BASICS
This is a more comprehensive look at the basic techniques where you have time to
hone your skills with the tools & equipment
start to master the techniques
complete some exciting new projects.
There are 4 sessions, 3 hours each.
These classes introduce new techniques and take you step by step through the process of creating your projects.
A completely different way to work with metals. This material consists of microscopic particles of the metal, a binder and some water. The learning curve is much easier with this.
Add beautiful and brilliant color and pattern on metal with vitreous enamel. The powdered glass is sifted on to the surface of the metal and fused with a torch or kiln.
If you're not ready to set up your own workspace you can start here in the studio. It's a great way to learn which tools and equipment you'll want when the time comes to set up your own.
When you run into snags and need a little help, schedule a one-on-one Troubleshooting session with me to get to the heart of the problem and get back on track.