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Metals

Metals for Kids and Teens

$135

with Linore Huss

Calendar Sep 8, 2022 at 4:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Grades 4- 8

This is a great class for kids, grades 4 - 8, who want to learn about wire wrapping, basic hammer texture, plier use, the properties of different metals, beadwork, and much more!  Students will leave with a collection of bracelets, ornaments, earrings, necklaces, and rings as they choose what they would like to create with each process we learn.

4:30 - 5:30 pm, Thursdays, September 8, 15, 22, 29, October 6, 13.

High School Metals

$178

with Linore Huss

Calendar Sep 8, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 8 weeks

Grades 9 - 12

This is a great class for teens, grades 9 - 12, who want to learn about texturing and forming sheet metal, wire wrapping, basic hammer texture, plier use, the properties of different metals, beadwork, and much more!  Students will leave with a collection of bracelets, ornaments, earrings, necklaces, and rings as they choose what they would like to create with each process we learn.

6:00 - 7:30pm, Thursdays, September 8, 15, 22, 29, October 6, 13.

Metals Masters

$185

with Linore Huss

Calendar Oct 20, 2022 at 4:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Grades 4 - 12

Prereq:  Must have previously taken one or more 6 week metal classes or metals camp with Linore, or show previous knowledge/experience using the tools.  This class is for stuents who want to branch out on their own to develop their metals work.  We will continue learning more advanced techniques specific to the intererests of the class, and each individual will leave with a body of work unique to them.  Students will have the opportunity to experiment with different processes, and willwork especially on problem solving and finding solutions to new shapes and creations.  We will also discuss "wearable art" vs "jewelry," and will try out new ways for our artwork to interact with the body.

4:30 - 6:00 pm, Thursdays, October 20, 27, November 3, 10, 17, 24. (No class on November 24).

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Metals - Adult Class

$185

with Linore Huss

Calendar Oct 20, 2022 at 6:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Adult 18 +

Students will go over multiple processes including wire wrapping, hammer textures, viking wire weaving, cold connections, and more.  This class is for curious adults who want to learn about or develop their jewelry making and metals skillset as we explore the possibilities together!

Thursdays, 6:30 - 8:00 pm, October 20, 27, November 3, 10, 17, December 1. (No class on November 24).

 





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