COMING UP SOON:

7-week Metalsmithing, ?Thursday afternoons, 1-4pm starting August 8

1-day Metal Clay Basics, Saturday, August 17, 10am to 5pm

 

(see below for information on these)


Metalsmithing Basics

Instructor: Kay Seurat

Dates: PLEASE INQUIRE - Class schedules are generated by your requests! 

Fee:  Class Fee: $350.00   Includes 7 weekly sessions, 3 hours each.

Materials Fee: $30. Includes everything you need (tools, supplies, brass and copper for practice & projects) with the exception of a cabochon gemstone and sterling silver for the final project.     

      

Open studio time is not included but  recommended.

Check with me about setting up some studio time for you!

 

The building blocks of fabrication and jewelry construction are covered in this 7-week class, starting with the sawing and moving on through piercing, drilling, filing and sanding; working with wire, chain making, cold connections, surface design, shaping, torches and soldering and setting cabochon stones. 

No experience necessary.


Metalsmithing Basics - 5 Day Intensive

Instructor: Kay Seurat

Date: PLEASE INQUIRE - Class schedules are generated by your requests!

Class Fee: $480.  5 sessions, 6 hours each.

Materials Fee: $30. Includes everything you need (tools, supplies, brass and copper for practice & projects) with the exception of a cabochon gemstone and sterling silver for the final project.

                 

The building blocks of fabrication and jewelry construction are covered in this 5 day class, starting with the sawing and moving on through piercing, drilling, filing and sanding; working with wire, chain making, cold connections, surface design, shaping, torches and soldering and setting cabochon stones.

No experience necessary.


BEZEL refresher - with a twist

 

 

 

Instructor: Kay Seurat

Date: PLEASE INQUIRE  -  Class schedules are generated by your requests!             

Fee: Class Fee: $165. for 3) 3-hour sessions 

Materials Fee:  $15. which includes everything but your metal (sterling silver) and cabochon.

 

Now that you've learned the Basics, it's time to polish your skills. 

We'll review using a torch/soldering, and then go through the steps to create a ring or pendant, adding an extra level of interest with 

some twisted, beaded, stamped or plain wire embellishment.

 

Experience:  Metalsmithing Basics or equivalent (please let me know about your previous experience.)


The many-bezeled bracelet

 

 

 

 

Instructor: Kay Seurat

Date: PLEASE INQUIRE  -  Class schedules are generated by your requests!             

Fee: Class Fee: $215. for 4) 3-hour sessions 

Materials Fee:  $15. which includes everything but your metal (sterling silver) and cabochon.

 

Now that you've learned the Basics, it's time to refresh your skills. 

We'll review using a torch/soldering, and then go through the steps to create several bezel set stones. This repetition will really hone your skills! 

We'll also get into extra embellishments as time allows.

 

 

Experience:  Metalsmithing Basics or equivalent (please let me know about your previous experience.)


Enameling

Instructor: Kay Seurat

Dates: PLEASE INQUIRE -  Class schedules are generated by your requests!

Class Fee: $95.  

Materials Fee: $35. Includes everything you need:  tools, supplies, copper,    

                                Vitreous enamels in a wide range of colors, etc.

        

Almost instant gratification with this class.....learn to saw out your shapes from copper sheet metal and then learn the basics of the ancient art of vitreous (glass) enamel. With this you will add wonderful colors to your copper shapes.  After the enamels are applied, the pieces are kiln-fired to transform the enamel powder into a glass coating. 

 

                                                                 No experience necessary.