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Callanwolde Fine Arts Center



Jewelry Making

JWY 01 - Intermediate/Advanced Jewelry Design & Fabrication

$300

with Priscilla Fritsch

Calendar Aug 26, 2019 at 10 am, runs for 10 weeks

*This class skips Sept. 2 and Nov. 4.*

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 3 payments of $75.00, paid monthly.
Full Course

JWY 02 - Introduction to Metalsmithing: Beginning Jewelry Making

$210

with Priscilla Fritsch

Calendar Aug 26, 2019 at 7 pm, runs for 10 weeks

*This class skips Sept. 2 and Nov. 4.*

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.

Payment plan available: $75 deposit plus 3 payments of $45.00, paid monthly.
Full Course

JWY 03 - Beginning/Intermediate Jewelry & Metalsmithing

$300

with Aalia Mujtaba

Calendar Sep 3, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 10 weeks

*This class skips Nov. 5.*

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.

Payment plan available: $75 deposit plus 1 payments of $113.00, paid monthly. Final payment of $112.00.
Full Course

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

$300

with Priscilla Fritsch

Calendar Aug 28, 2019 at 10 am, runs for 10 weeks

*This class skips Sept. 4 and Nov. 6.*

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 3 payments of $75.00, paid monthly.

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

$300

with Priscilla Fritsch

Calendar Aug 28, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 10 weeks

*This class skips Sept. 4 and Nov. 6.*

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 3 payments of $75.00, paid monthly.

Will run

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

$300

with Priscilla Fritsch

Calendar Aug 29, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 10 weeks

*This class skips Sept. 5 and Nov. 7.*

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 3 payments of $75.00, paid monthly.
Full Course

JWY 07 - Stacked Stone Workshop

$110

with Anne Kosmicki

Calendar Sep 21, 2019 at 9 am

Stacking stones is a technique of mounting small stones on larger stones. In this workshop, you will learn how to drill a base stone and set a smaller accent stone to create two complete sets of stacked stones to use in your jewelry work. You will also be supplied with instructions to be able to stack stones on your own. For this workshop, you will need to know how to solder and set stones. 

JWY 08 - Anne Havel Torch Fire Enamel Workshop

$310

with Priscilla Fritsch

Calendar Nov 5, 2019 at 9 am

We are thrilled to host Vermont-based artist Anne Havel as she returns to Callanwolde this Fall!  Using a torch, instruction will cover various methods of line creation to create the imagery and feeling one is tring to convey.  Successive layers of liquids and sgraffito, transparents, opaques, graphite, acid etching, underglaze lines, under & over firing, and more will be used to build and preserve drawings in the final piece created by each student.  No matter the student's skill level, there will be the opportunity to immerse oneself in new ideas and principles.  Cold connection and minimal soldering skill options for your piece(s) can be explored.  Students should plan on supplying their own copper and silver.  Bring a sack lunch.  

Payment plan available: $75 deposit plus 2 payments of $117.50, paid every four weeks.




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