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Callanwolde Fine Arts Center



Jewelry Making

JWY 07 - Intermediate/Advanced Jewelry Design & Fabrication

$270

with Priscilla Fritsch

Calendar Jan 6, 2020 at 10 am, runs for 9 weeks

Note:  This class will skip January 13 for the wax carving workshop.

This class is designed for self-directed students with previous experience in basic technical skills. Continuing intermediate and advanced students that wish to expand their design and fabrication techniques will work on independent projects with instructor input and one-on-one guidance.  Demos and design discussions will be ongoing.  Prerequisite: Five (5) Jewelry fabrication classes or by permission of the instructor.

Payment plan available: $75 deposit plus 1 payments of $100.00, paid monthly. Final payment of $95.00.

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JWY 01 - Introduction to Metalsmithing: Beginning Jewelry Making

$189

with Priscilla Fritsch

Calendar Jan 6, 2020 at 7 pm, runs for 9 weeks

Note:  This class will be skip January 13 for the wax carving workshop.

This course is for beginners with no prior experience in a metal’s studio. It will focus on introducing fundamental fabrication skills such as sawing, filing, texturing, shaping, polishing and basic stone setting. You will learn studio safety, how to determine the order of construction, as well as the proper and safe use of tools and equipment. You will also learn to become comfortable with using a flexshaft and an acetylene torch. Our fully stocked studio provides all the tools necessary. Material requirements and cost (metal and cabochon stones) will be discussed the first class (approximately $40). Also good for people who have not worked with metal in a while and want a basic refresher course. Prerequsite: None.

Full Course

JWY 02 - Beginning/Intermediate Jewelry & Metalsmithing

$240

with Aalia Mujtaba

Calendar Jan 7, 2020 at 10 am, runs for 8 weeks

*This class skips Feb. 11.*

This course offers the basics in jewelry design and fabrication. Appropriate for repeat students; students can design their own projects or get an assigned project if preferred. Learn silver piercing (cutting), shaping, soldering, texturing, finishing (polishing) and stone setting. Smaller class size allows for individual attention & encourages the development of personal style and high quality craftsmanship. Projects range from rings, bracelets, pendants, earrings, necklaces, vessels and broaches. Teens are welcome. Materials will be discussed in the first class; copper/brass metal and stones for projects could cost approx. $50 (silver could cost more). No prerequisite for beginners. Intermediate students have option to design a project with guidance from instructor; Intermediate students must have taken minimum of 4 metalsmithing classes and have ability to design artwork with limited instruction.

Full Course

JWY 03 - Beginning/Intermediate Jewelry & Metalsmithing

$240

with Aalia Mujtaba

Calendar Jan 7, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 8 weeks

*This class skips Feb. 11.*

This course offers the basics in jewelry design and fabrication. Appropriate for repeat students; students can design their own projects or get an assigned project if preferred. Learn silver piercing (cutting), shaping, soldering, texturing, finishing (polishing) and stone setting. Smaller class size allows for individual attention & encourages the development of personal style and high quality craftsmanship. Projects range from rings, bracelets, pendants, earrings, necklaces, vessels and broaches. Teens are welcome. Materials will be discussed in the first class; copper/brass metal and stones for projects could cost approx. $50 (silver could cost more). No prerequisite for beginners. Intermediate students have option to design a project with guidance from instructor; Intermediate students must have taken minimum of 4 metalsmithing classes and have ability to design artwork with limited instruction.

Full Course

JWY 04 - The Basics and Beyond: Jewelry Making & Metalsmithing

$270

with Priscilla Fritsch

Calendar Jan 8, 2020 at 10 am, runs for 9 weeks

This course will continue the focus on basic fabrication techniques, help students solidify their basic skills and begin to develop their own design ideas. Students will work on advancing their fabrication skills as required by more complex instructor guided projects which may include, but will not be limited to, additional methods of stone setting, clasps, hinges, cold connections such as rivets and chain-making. Problem solving, construction, and craftsmanship are strongly emphasized in this mixed level class. Good for students who enjoy being inspired by people of varying levels of skill and experience. Material requirements and cost will be discussed the first class (approximately $40). Prerequisite: Introductory class helpful, but not required.

Payment plan available: $75 deposit plus 1 payments of $100.00, paid monthly. Final payment of $95.00.

JWY 05 - The Basics and Beyond: Jewelry Making & Metalsmithing

$270

with Priscilla Fritsch

Calendar Jan 8, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 9 weeks

This course will continue the focus on basic fabrication techniques, help students solidify their basic skills and begin to develop their own design ideas. Students will work on advancing their fabrication skills as required by more complex instructor guided projects which may include, but will not be limited to, additional methods of stone setting, clasps, hinges, cold connections such as rivets and chain-making. Problem solving, construction, and craftsmanship are strongly emphasized in this mixed level class. Good for students who enjoy being inspired by people of varying levels of skill and experience. Material requirements and cost will be discussed the first class (approximately $40). Prerequisite: Introductory class helpful, but not required.

Payment plan available: $75 deposit plus 1 payments of $100.00, paid monthly. Final payment of $95.00.

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JWY 06 - The Basics and Beyond: Jewelry Making & Metalsmithing

$270

with Priscilla Fritsch

Calendar Jan 9, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 9 weeks

This course will continue the focus on basic fabrication techniques, help students solidify their basic skills and begin to develop their own design ideas. Students will work on advancing their fabrication skills as required by more complex instructor guided projects which may include, but will not be limited to, additional methods of stone setting, clasps, hinges, cold connections such as rivets and chain-making. Problem solving, construction, and craftsmanship are strongly emphasized in this mixed level class. Good for students who enjoy being inspired by people of varying levels of skill and experience. Material requirements and cost will be discussed the first class (approximately $40). Prerequisite: Introductory class helpful, but not required.

Full Course

JWY 08 - Wax Carving with Dallas Vinson

$200

with Priscilla Fritsch

Calendar Jan 12, 2020 at 10 am

Many of us know Dallas from the former jeweler supply store, JFF, and we are overjoyed that he will be teaching wax carving at Callanwolde.  There will be a seperate supply fee payable to the instructor the day of the workshop.  The supply fee should be no more than $50. 

 

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