Metalsmithing

Introduction to Metalsmithing 
4 Week Class: Mondays, May 6th – June 3rd (NO Memorial Day Class), 5:30pm-8:30 pm
Instructor: Jessica Anderson
Ages 17+

This is an introductory course to jewelry design. The focus of this course is to introduce the basic tools and techniques used by jewelers. Students will work with texture and surface altering metal techniques, cold connections and learn some basic soldering skills to create several pieces of jewelry. 

Patinas and Texture on Copper
4 Week Class – Dates TBD
Instructor: Jessica Anderson
Ages 17+

Join Jessica and learn how to do a traditional brown/black patina with stamping - "antique" finish, colorful heat patina, ammonia fuming, and enameling. 

Metalsmithing Workshops – Dates TBD

Straw Casting
3 Hour Saturday Workshop – Date TBD
Instructor: Jessica Anderson

Spend your Saturday at the SCAC and learn to cast silver into broom straw! 

Metals (2)

Splash Casting
3 Hour Saturday Workshop – Date TBD
Instructor: Jessica Anderson

Cast silver into water.

Cuttlebone Casting 
3 Hour Saturday Workshop – Date TBD
Instructor: Jessica Anderson

Learn to cast silver into a mold created by carving out a shape in cuttlebone.



enameling

Viking Knit
3 Hour Saturday Workshop – Date TBD
Instructor: Jessica Anderson

Create a woven wire chain for bracelet or necklace.

Electroforming
2 Consecutive Days/3 hour workshop per day - Dates TBD
Instructor: Jessica Anderson

Create a copper coating on any object to make into jewelry.

Intermediate Metals (4)