Torch-Fired Enameled Earrings

Torch-Fired Enameled Earrings – $100.00

Friday, March 24, 2023 | 10am-3pm

Instructor: Dawn Lombard
Level: All Levels.
Technique: Enameling/Design
Skills and techniques taught: Basic sifted enameling and the techniques of stenciling and stamping for surface design.

Description: Explore the spontaneity of torch fired enameling. This is a beginner level class in which students will learn the art of fusing powdered glass to metal using a torch. Each student will learn the preparation of metal, applying of enamel, firing and proper safety. In addition to enameling, the class will teach you how to use a center punch, pliers, and Whitney Roper punch. Using simple yet sophisticated surface design techniques, we will spend the day making multiple pairs of earrings that you can take home with you that very day.

You WILL complete this project in class.

Kit: $20.00 – This cost is in addition to the class fee and is paid directly to the instructor in class
Kit includes: 6 pairs of copper earrings blanks, 6 pairs of stainless steel ear wires and multiple stainless steel jump rings and 2 stencils to keep.

Skills Required: No fear of a torch.

Instructor Will Bring: Torches, tripods, trivets, enamels, stencils, propane gas cylinders, sifters, magazines, Whitney Roper punch, center punch, pliers, ink pads, stamps and tweezers.

Materials You are Required to Bring: Your favorite pliers if you have them.

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About Dawn Lombard

Tree Pendant

Tree Pendant – $80.00

Saturday, March 25, 2023 | 10am-1pm

Instructor: Roxan O’Brien
Level: All Levels
Technique: Cold Connections/Design/Metalwork/Colored pencil on metal

Skills and techniques taught: Riveting, setting a cabochon and how to color metal

Description: Create this beautiful Tree pendant in copper using Roxan’s colored pencil technique. Students will learn
how to apply color to metal, to enhance the overall beautiful appearance, rivet, and set a cabochon. No prior experience needed.

Kit: $25 – This cost is in addition to the class fee and is paid directly to the instructor
Kit includes:
 Prepared copper, cabochon, rivets, jump ring, chain and all material needed to complete this project in class.

Skills Required: None

Instructor Will Bring: All tools, hammers, files, pliers and other supplies to complete this project.

Materials You are Required to Bring: Optional: Student may bring their own PrismaColor Premier colored pencil or share the teacher’s pencil with the class.

 

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Mason Stains & Enameling

Mason Stains & Enameling – $100.00

Saturday, March 25, 2023 | 10am-3pm

Instructor: Dawn Lombard
Level: All Levels.
Technique: Enameling/Metalwork/Design
Skills and techniques taught: Basic sifted enameling, etching and the technique of applying Mason Stain for surface design.

Description: It’s always fun to expand your enameling skills. In this class you will learn how to incorporate Mason Stains with your enamel work and take it to a whole new level. Mason Stains are NOT enamel – they are unleaded pigment that contain no glass. Together we will enamel a copper disc and etch it to create a ‘tooth.’ From there we will draw a design and paint on the stains and seal the stain once cooled. You will then learn how to create a tab setting for your new pendant masterpiece.

You WILL complete this project in class.

Kit: $20.00 – This cost is in addition to the class fee and is paid directly to the instructor in class
Kit includes: 3 copper disc blanks, 3 patterned German silver discs, jump rings, (3) 17″ (plus 2″ extender) necklaces,
and a plastic container with samples of mason stains.

Skills Required: No fear of a torch.

Instructor Will Bring: Torches, tripods, trivets, enamels, stencils, propane gas cylinders, sifters, magazines, Whitney Roper punch,
center punch, pliers, pencils, pencil sharpener, Mason Stains, lacquer, shears, files, basic paint brushes, etch-all,
and tweezers.

Materials You are Required to Bring: For precision work, please bring a fine point paint brush.

 

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About Dawn Lombard

Pop Top Beads

Pop Top Beads​ – $100.00

Saturday, March 25, 2023 | *10am-5pm (*With Lunch Break)

 

Instructor: Erin Keck
Level: All Levels.
Technique: Metalwork/Design/Mixed Media/
Skills and techniques taught: Metal tooling, disc cutting, Dapping, basic jewelry skills

Description: In this fun informative class students will learn how to create four different style beads using vintage new/old stock bottle caps. Using a metal disc cutter, and dapping block we will transform ordinary metal bottle caps into unique handmade beads. A bangle bracelet kit will be added for students to display their finished beads. This is for all skill levels. Each student will leave with as many beads as they wish to make during the class time.

You WILL complete this project in class.

Kit: $20.00 – This cost is in addition to the class fee and is paid directly to the instructor in class
Kit includes: Everything needed to complete project – bottle caps, hardware, embellishments, and findings.

Skills Required: Finger dexterity, bring glasses if needed

Instructor Will Bring: All tools, disc cutter, dapping blocks, heat guns, bench blocks, hammers

Materials You are Required to Bring: Apron, Lap towel, Basic jewelry tool kit if they have it consisting of chain nose pliers, round nose pliers, flush cutters. Teacher will also have tools to share if needed.
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About Erin Keck

Flower Pendant

Flower Pendant – $80.00

Saturday, March 25, 2023 | 2pm-5pm

Instructor: Roxan O’Brien
Level: All Levels
Technique: Cold Connections/Design/Metalwork/Colored pencil on metal
Skills and techniques taught: How to do a prong setting, metal stamping, patina, design

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 effect, and how to use metal stamps, make a prong setting 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 and is paid directly to the instructor in class

Kit includes: All prepared pieces of copper and jump ring and the use of all tools.

Skills Required: None

Instructor Will Bring: All material to create this project, metal stamps and all tools.

Materials You are Required to Bring: Optional: Students can bring their own PrismaColor Premiere colored pencils or share the teacher’s pencils.

 

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Miniature Wearable Steampunk Art

Miniature Wearable Steampunk Art – $80.00

Sunday, March 26, 2023 | 2pm-6pm  

Instructor: Erin Keck
Level: All Levels.
Technique: Mixed Media/Design/Basics
Skills and techniques taught: Jewelry design and basic jewelry skills

Description: In this fun and creative workshop students will be creating unique one of a kind jewelry using originalvintage watch parts. Students will be taught the design and layout of gears, cogs,and wheels with attention to dimension to give the look and feel of motion.We will also cover basic jewelry skills. Each student will leave with two pieces of finished jewelry to add to their collection.
You WILL complete this project in class.

Kit: $25.00 – This cost is in addition to the class fee and is paid directly to the instructor in class
Kit includes: Everything needed to complete project – Vintage watch parts, hardware, embellishments, and findings

Skills Required: Finger dexterity, bring glasses if needed

Instructor Will Bring: All materials and tools needed.

Materials You are Required to Bring: Apron, Lap towel, Basic jewelry tool kit if they have it consisting of chain nose pliers, round nose pliers, flush cutters. Teacher will also have tools to share if needed.

 

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About Erin Keck