Part 1: Thursday, Oct 20, 2022, 9:30am - 12:30pm (CDT)
Part 2: Saturday, Oct 22, 2022, 9:30am - 12:30pm (CDT)
Instructor: Jan Harris Smith and Amy Schmidt
Skill Level: All Levels
Class Description: Think “Project Runway” or “Chopped” for metalsmiths. We won’t be eliminating anyone but we will put your skills and imagination to the test. Students will be given a materials kit with metals and a “surprise ingredient” and will be challenged to create a piece (or pieces) of wearable art with the contents of the kit. Students will be allowed to add one object of their own to their design to make the design their own.
Materials Kit: Sterling silver sheet, copper sheet, brass sheet, sterling silver 18 gauge wire, stone, decorative metal pieces, surprise found object.
Domestic US shipping included. (Please contact instructor directly to arrange for international or expedited shipping.)
(Materials kit is included in price when "Zoom/Kit combo" or "Kit only" option is selected.)*
- Jewelry Pliers - Chain nose pliers, Round nose pliers, Flat nose pliers
- Flush side cutters
- Soldering set up
- Tweezers (fine)
- Flex Shaft or Dremel with fine sanding discs and finishing wheels
- Jeweler’s saw with 4/o blades
- Paper to design pieces
- Rubber cement
- Extra-fine sharpie pen
- Well-lit area to bead in.
*Note: Kit only and extra kit options do not include instructions or recording. You must choose either a Zoom or Zoom/Kit combo to receive written instructions. Kits will begin to ship Oct. 5, 2022, unless otherwise arranged with instructor.
Zoom Recordings will be available for viewing until Nov. 1, 2022. Additional time may be purchased ($12) by selecting the "Extend viewing time" option above.