Jewelry

Explore basic braiding to create one-of-a-kind Kumihimo jewelry. Learn the basics of braiding and beading. $40 material fee paid to teacher on first day of class.

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  • Start Date: Mar 7, 2019
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 10 AM - NOON
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Fin McNiel
    Fee: $210.00

Learn to add surface designs and color to metals using the ancient art of enameling. Enameling fuses particles of glass to the surface of metal to create a wide range of color and pattern effects. In this beginners course, you will explore the the possibilities of enamel and create beautiful pieces of jewelry and or pieces of art to enjoy yourself or give away as gifts.
Techniques covered in this class include but are not limited to:

• Preparing metal for enameling
• Stenciling techniques and sifting
• Enameling onto copper and silver blanks
• Learn to enamel using both a torch and a kiln

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  • Start Date: Mar 9, 2019
    Day of the Week: Saturdays
    Class Time: 12:30-3 PM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Jessica Noelle
    Fee: $225.00

Learn to fuse glass to copper or silver to create luminous permanent color for your jewelry and small sculptures. Some of the design techniques taught include cloisonné and stenciling. Demonstrations and individual attention are given to develop personal creativity.
Material fee paid to instructor. Term 3: $50, Term 4: $45, Term 5: $32

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  • Start Date: Mar 5, 2019
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 9 AM - NOON
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Jessica Noelle
    Fee: $315.00
  • Start Date: Mar 5, 2019
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 6 - 9PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Jessica Noelle
    Fee: $315.00

In this course you will build upon your existing jewelry making skills, by learning detailed and advanced techniques and practices such as faceted stone setting, chasing and repose, torch fire enameling, metal stamping and rolling, cold connections and more. Students are welcome to work on their own individual projects, be it jewelry or other metal works. $50 materials fee paid to instructor on first day of class.

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  • Start Date: Mar 7, 2019
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Jessica Noelle
    Fee: $315.00

Open new doors to your imagination creating stunning metal jewelry using a fascinating new material easily worked with your hands and clay carving tools. Often called a magical substance, Art Metal Clay is made from precious metals combined with a special clay that, when heated, burns to leave the precious metal. The soft clay is pliable, providing great ease in carving, molding, stamping, and designing. Start with bronze metal clay. Silver metal clay can also be used. New students: $55 material fee to be paid to instructor on first day of class.

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  • Start Date: Mar 6, 2019
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 9 AM - NOON
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Jane Levy
    Fee: $315.00
  • Start Date: Mar 6, 2019
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Jane Levy
    Fee: $315.00
  • Start Date: Mar 8, 2019
    Day of the Week: Fridays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Jane Levy
    Fee: $270.00

Explore the art and technique of making fine jewelry. Gain an introduction to a variety of techniques, such as surface settings, making bezels, soldering, sawing, and finishing. Create your own designs and jewelry as you learn new techniques. Learn to make necklaces, clasps, pendants, rings, or pins. $45 material fee to be paid to instructor on first day of class.

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  • Start Date: Mar 7, 2019
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Sol Filippi
    Fee: $225.00
  • Start Date: Mar 9, 2019
    Day of the Week: Saturdays
    Class Time: 9 - 11:30 AM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Sol Filippi
    Fee: $225.00

This course is for the serious jewelry student who has completed at least two previous courses in jewelry fabrication and wants to pursue more advanced techniques. Projects may include making settings for faceted stones, making domes, constructing hollow beads, inlaying wire in metal, wood and stone, reticulation, etching of metal, and roller printing. $35 material fee paid to the instructor on the first day of class.

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  • Start Date: Mar 7, 2019
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Sol Filippi
    Fee: $315.00
  • Start Date: Mar 5, 2019
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Sol Filippi
    Fee: $315.00

Explore the use of wood, leather, plastics, and found objects to create unique expressive jewelry. Create your own designs and jewelry as you learn to use new materials and techniques. $35 material fee to be paid to instructor on first day of class.

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  • Start Date: Mar 8, 2019
    Day of the Week: Fridays
    Class Time: 9 AM - NOON
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Jane Levy
    Fee: $270.00
Painting

This class is for painters with a solid foundation in abstract painting that are interested in being challenged to experiment and grow in new ways. Individual critiques, group discussion, and assignment are integral to this studio for students to develop their own style and body of work.

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  • Start Date: Mar 8, 2019
    Day of the Week: Fridays
    Class Time: 9 AM - NOON
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Jacalyn Gmoch
    Fee: $270.00

Explore how to use color, texture, and gesture to create expressive abstract paintings or mixed media compositions. Learn how to selectively use a myriad of acrylic gels, translucent glazes, pours, and molding paste as well as iridescent colors. This class is inspirational, encouraging, and explorative. Bring your biggest brushes and expect lots of fun and action.

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  • Start Date: Mar 8, 2019
    Day of the Week: Fridays
    Class Time: 12:30 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Jacalyn Gmoch
    Fee: $225.00

Explore painting techniques, composition, color, and creative expression in an upbeat and encouraging atmosphere. Learn brushwork, layering, and color mixing techniques and apply them to express yourself in paint. Projects are suggested to those seeking guidance. Students benefit from individual attention, demonstrations, and supportive critiques. Direction is tailored to student abilities and artistic goals.

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  • Start Date: Mar 7, 2019
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9:30 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Carla Golembe
    Fee: $315.00
  • Start Date: Mar 9, 2019
    Day of the Week: Saturdays
    Class Time: 10 AM - 12:30 PM
    Weeks: 6
    Instructor: Carla Golembe
    Fee: $225.00

Discover the ease and versatility of acrylic paints. In the first project, students learn skills in drawing, color mixing, and paint application while painting from a still-life. For subsequent projects the instructor works with each student to develop their artistic skills.

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  • Start Date: Mar 4, 2019
    Day of the Week: Mondays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Roumen Boudev
    Fee: $263.00

The class focuses on various foundation skills for painting in a creative atmosphere. Learn how to get started, setup a palette and mix color, brushwork, wet-on-wet, wet-on-dry, glazing, layering, texture, and how to use gels and mediums. The class will work from both a set up and instructor photographs until you develop your own ideas as your painting skills improve.

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  • Start Date: Mar 6, 2019
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Vicki Siegel
    Fee: $263.00

Learn the techniques and advantages of painting in oils. In the first project, students learn skills in drawing, color mixing, and paint application while painting from a still-life. You will be guided through the foundation steps towards creating a satisfying work of art. For the convenience of beginning students, all materials are provided for a $60 material fee. This includes all paints, brushes, and canvas.

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  • Start Date: Mar 6, 2019
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 6:30 - 9 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Beth Sloat
    Fee: $263.00

Gain experience with specific techniques to strengthen and advance your painting skills. Learn to develop your use of color, value, and temperature. Discover ways to easily identify, correct, and avoid common mistakes to bring your painting to the next level. Enjoy an encouraging and exciting studio environment with helpful discussions and individual critiques. Students may choose to participate in exercises related to each a particular lesson or select their own subject matter for painting.

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  • Start Date: Mar 5, 2019
    Day of the Week: Tuesdays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Jane McIntyre
    Fee: $315.00

Painting skills, creating effective composition, and learning to 'see' and understand what makes engaging art is the core of this class. Students can study art that defines and interprets the intricacies of form in a realistic traditional manner, or create work that allows form to find itself through more immediate, experimental abstraction. Essential studies include accurate color mixing and choosing appropriate color palettes and materials to support your ideas. Explore painting and glazing techniques, traditional brushwork, palette knife, and alternative painting methods. For those choosing to 'mix it up,' explore the integration of textures, found materials, and unusual objects. Your studio experience is supported with personal attention, critiques, and reference to works of traditional and contemporary masters.

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  • Start Date: Mar 6, 2019
    Day of the Week: Wednesdays
    Class Time: 12:30 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Miles Laventhall
    Fee: $315.00
  • Start Date: Mar 7, 2019
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 9 AM - NOON
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Miles Laventhall
    Fee: $315.00
  • Start Date: Mar 7, 2019
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 12:30 - 3:30 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Miles Laventhall
    Fee: $315.00

Learn the techniques of painting in pastel, color theory, composition, perspective, and shadow patterns. This class is designed for students to extend their range of skills.

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  • Start Date: Mar 7, 2019
    Day of the Week: Thursdays
    Class Time: 1 - 4 PM
    Weeks: 7
    Instructor: Lorrie Turner
    Fee: $315.00