Lavalicious Pendant with Silver Bail

Lavalicious Pendant with Silver Bail – $70.00

Friday, April 1, 2022 | 2pm-5pm

Instructor: Nancy Sacco
Level: All Levels.
Technique: Metalwork/Hot Connections/Patina
Skills and techniques taught: Fusing silver to copper. Soldering. Hammering. Flame patina

Description:

As artists we try to achieve color, unusual textures and patterns in our jewelry designs. You will learn how to make a gorgeous pendant with a faux reticulation technique. The hills, valleys and swirls achieved with this process reminds me of a fresh lava flow. Students marvel at the gorgeous, almost instantaneous results they get after trying it. Students will learn how to use silver scraps to make amazing texture and patterns on a copper base, add fantastic flame painted colors to their pendants, and how to make a soldered sterling silver bail using a small butane torch.  

You WILL complete this project in class.

Kit: $25.00 – This cost is in addition to the class fee paid directly to the instructor in class.
Kit includes: Silver scraps, silver wire, waxed cotton necklace cord, copper for pendant base. All tools required plus  silver solder, crock pot and pickle, soldering boards, butane torches, bench polisher, steel bench blocks.

Supplies Provided by Instructor: All tools required plus  silver solder, crock pot and pickle, soldering boards, butane torches, bench polisher, steel bench blocks.

Skills Required:

Skills Required:
Willingness to use a small butane torch. Steady hands

Materials You are Required to Bring:
None

 

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Celestial Pendant

Celestial Pendant – $70.00

Saturday, April 2, 2022 | 9am-1pm

Instructor: Roxan O’Brien
Level: All Levels
Technique: Cold Connections/Patina/Stamping/Coloring Metal
Skills and techniques taught: Learn how to give copper the look of an enameled piece without the use of a kiln!

Description: 

Create the look of an enameled piece without the use of a kiln! This amazing technique uses colored pencil to color a copper surface. In the workshop you will learn how to prepare copper to accept hand-applied color for a permanent affect, and how to use metal stamps and patina to design a beautiful pendant you can be proud of. Beginners welcome! No prior skill or experience is needed.

You WILL complete this project in class.

Kit: $25 – This cost is in addition to the class fee paid directly to the instructor
Kit includes:
Prepared copper shapes, several grades of sand paper, all other supplies needed to complete this project and written instructions.

Skills Required:
None

Materials You are Required to Bring: Students must bring one 12 pack of Prismacolor premier colored pencils (in tin only); no other colored pencils will work. You may share the teacher’s colored pencils with the group. 

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Get your color on Earrings

Get your color on Earrings – $70.00

Saturday, April 2, 2022 | 2pm-5pm

Instructor: Roxan O’Brien
Level: All Levels
Technique: Metalwork/Design/Coloring Metal
Skills and techniques taught:

Description:
Create the look of an enameled piece without the use of a kiln! This amazing technique uses colored pencil and permanent ink to color a copper surface. In this workshop you will learn how to prepare copper to accept hand-applied color for a permanent affect, to design several pairs of beautiful earrrings you can be proud of. Beginners welcome! No prior skill or experience is needed.

You WILL complete this project in class.

Kit: $25 – This cost is in addition to the class fee paid directly to the instructor in class

Kit includes: Several pairs of copper earrings blanks and earwires. All supplies needed to complete this project and colored pencils to share with the class.

Skills Required:
None

Materials You are Required to Bring:
Students must bring one 12 pack of Prismacolor premier colored pencils (in tin only); no other colored pencils will work. You may share the teacher’s colored pencils with the group.

 

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Stamp Your Art Out – Handstamped Bracelet

Stamp Your Art Out – Handstamped Bracelet – $70.00

Saturday, April 2, 2022 | 2pm-5pm

Instructor: Amanda Leonhart

Instructor: Amanda Leonhart
Level: Beginners
Technique: Stamping
Skills and techniques taught: Handstamping, lashing metal to leather

Description: In this class you will learn how to handstamp an aluminum or copper blank, shape it and attach it to a leather bracelet with wire, while learning tips and tricks along the way

You will complete this project in class.

Kit: $20 – This cost is in addition to the class fee paid directly to the instructor in class

Kit includes:  Aluminum or copper blank, leather, magnetic clasp, wire, incidentals. Instructor will provide tools needed such as hammer, steel block, ruler, stamping tape, sharpie, wire and will have multiple style font stamps and design stamps for the class to share

Skills Required: Steady hands and able to hold and swing a 16oz hammer

Materials You are Required to Bring: Flush cutters, your favorite stamp set or metal stamp designs if you have any that you would like to use

 

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