Fabrication 1 is an introduction to the metalsmithing studio and fundamental jewelry making techniques!
Class fee 195.00 includes all materials. Tools are provided.
Class limit is 8
Learn introductory metalsmithing and jewelry fabrication skills as you work your way through two sterling and copper projects. You will learn the basics of texturing metal, forming, making jump rings, assembly, sawing, piercing, drilling, filing, mechanical and hand finishing, rivets, clasps, bails and patina. Studio procedures and safety will be covered along with proper tool use and care. Fabrication 1 is a prerequisite to Fabrication 2. Students may want to bring a notebook for note taking. All tools and materials are provided. Studio attire includes sturdy, closed toe shoes and garments you don't mind getting dirty or an apron. Long hair should be tied back. We have safety glasses but you can bring your own. Bring reading glasses if you need them for close-up work.
2 Day Fabrication Intensives return August, 2020, 5 week classes in September Class fee increases in Fall 2020--Take our Summer Intensive and save $30!
Fabrication 1 INTENSIVE, Two Days--Monday & Tuesday, August 24-25, 10am-5pm
To sign up for a class- Call the studio at 616-607-2470 or use the add to cart options. Payments can be made by check, cash or bank card. Classes can be paid online via paypal. Use the add to cart option. Your paypal receipt will be your registration confirmation. Refunds for cancellations will be given, minus a $35 processing fee, if received one week prior to class. Missed class sessions may not be made up at another time, but every effort will be made to catch you up on missed material during your next scheduled session, as time allows.