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New Year, New Month, New Day

Box Forms in Metal Clay (Int/Adv) - Weekly Class

Spruill Center for the Arts

5339 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd
Dunwoody, GA 30338
(770) 394-3447

THIS IS A WEEKLY CLASS

10am to 1pm - FULL

6:30pm to 9:30pm Register

This is an 8-week course offered on Tuesdays
10am - 1pm or
6:30pm to 9:30pm

Learn box constrution through hinged box, swing box or shadow box.  Prerequisite: two classes in either Adventures in Metal Clay or Metal Clay Fundamentals.

    Tuesday, January 8 • Tuesday, February 26

    New Day

    Metal Clay Fundamentals - Weekly Class

    Spruill Center for the Arts

    5339 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd
    Dunwoody, GA 30338
    (770) 394-3447

    THIS IS A WEEKLY CLASS

    Register 10am to 1pm

    Register 6:30pm to 9:30pm

    This is an 8-week course offered on Wednesdays
    10am - 1pm or
    6:30pm to 9:30pm

    Explore the exciting world of silver clay. Silver clay is .999 pure silver powder mixed with organic binders allowing you to work it like clay. It can be molded, sculpted, rolled, textured, and more. The binder burns away when fired, leaving pure silver. Learn and master the fundamentals of metal clay, including a variety of construction techiques, firing and finishing. This course is intended for beginner to intermediate students and should be taken multiple times before moving on to Intermediate/Advanced classes

      Thursday, January 10 • Thursday, February 28

      New Day

      Silver Clay Charm Bracelet

        

      John C. Campbell Folk School
      One Folk School Road
      Brasstown, NC 28902
      800-FOLK-SCH / 828-837-2775

      Info and Regristration

      Introduction to Art Clay Silver

      Looking for a little taste of silver clay? This class is a great introduction! In this weekend workshop you'll get a sampling of beginning metal clay techniques while making an adorable charm braclet. Learn the basics of silver clay handling and firing with Art Clay Silver Master instructor Pam East.  

        Friday, January 25 • Monday, January 28

        New Month, New Day

        Metal Clay & The Silhouette Curio

          

        Spruill Center for the Arts

        5339 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd
        Dunwoody, GA 30338
        (770) 394-3447

        Info & Registration

        The Silhouette Curio is a unique device that can cut and etch a variety of materials, including metal clay, with more accuracy and in finer detail than you've ever imagined! The powerful yet approachable silhouette studio design software opens up creative possibilities and repeatability of design otherwise unavailable to the home hobbyist. During this three-day workshop you will learn how to use the software, and how to prepare, cut and etch the clay. Students will make several projects in bronze clay. Finishing and firing will also be covered. No prior experience in either metal clay or silhouette is required. STUDENTS MUST BRING THIER OWN LAPTOP AND SILHOUETTE CURIO MACHINE. A Materials Kit Fee of $65 PAYABLE TO INSTRUCTOR AT CLASS. 

          Friday, February 1 • Sunday, February 3

          New Month, New Day

          Champleve Enameling on Metal Clay

            

          Spruill Center for the Arts

          5339 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd
          Dunwoody, GA 30338
          (770) 394-3447

          Info & Registration

          During this three-day workshop you will learn successful silver clay construction, how to prepare metal for enameling, enamel preparation and application, How to get crystal clear results, graduated shading, and finishing.

            Friday, March 8 • Sunday, March 10

            New Month, New Day

            Enameling on Metal Clay - Weekly Class

            Spruill Center for the Arts

            5339 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd
            Dunwoody, GA 30338
            (770) 394-3447

            THIS IS A WEEKLY CLASS

            This is an 8-week course offered twice on Tuesdays. 
            Register 10am - 1pm
            Register 6:30pm to 9:30pm

            Enameling is the art of applying glass to metal. Learn how to create deep, rich color on your metal clay work with glass enamels. Topics will include metal clay construction techniques, graduated shading, Finishing and more! Metal clay experience helpful but not required. A Materials fee of $75 is PAYABLE TO THE INSTRUCTOR at the first session. This fee covers enamels, enameling supplements and the use of instructor provided tools and equipment for the semester. It does not include metal clay. 

              Tuesday, April 2 • Tuesday, May 21

              New Day

              Beg. Metal Clay: All About Bails - Weekly Class

              Spruill Center for the Arts

              5339 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd
              Dunwoody, GA 30338
              (770) 394-3447

              THIS IS A WEEKLY CLASS

              This is an 7-week course offered on Thursdays
              Register 10am - 1pm 
              Register 6:30pm to 9:30pm

              Explore the exciting world of silver clay. Silver clay is .999 pure silver powder mixed with organic binders allowing you to work it like clay. It can be molded, sculpted, rolled, textured, and more. The binder burns away when fired, leaving pure silver. 

              This seven week course will explore a variety of ways to make and hang a pendant.   The course is open to all, from those who have never touched metal clay before to experienced users who are looking to expand their metal clay vocabulary.

                Thursday, April 4 • Thursday, May 23

                New Day

                Adventures in Bronze Clay

                  

                Spruill Center for the Arts

                5339 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd
                Dunwoody, GA 30338
                (770) 394-3447

                Info and Registration

                Get the look of gold without the expense!  Bronze clay is a great way to get started with metal clay.   In this two day workshop you'll learn how to create with metal clay and correct firing procedures for base metal clays. 

                  Saturday, April 13 • Sunday, April 14

                  New Month, New Day

                  Deep Etch with Silhouette Curio

                    

                  Spruill Center for the Arts

                  5339 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd
                  Dunwoody, GA 30338
                  (770) 394-3447

                  Info and Registration

                  A prior class in Silhouette Curio required before registering for this class.

                  Learn deep etiching technique with the Silhouette curio.  Deeply etched pieces look amazing on thier own, but are also great for enameling, resins and other coloring techniques.   

                  PRE-REQUISTE:  Students must have taken a prior, in-person class in using the silhouette curio before taking this class. This is not a beginner class.  

                    Friday, May 3 • Sunday, May 5

                    New Day

                    Adventures in Silver Clay


                    John C. Campbell Folk School

                    One Folk School Road
                    Brasstown, NC 28902
                    1-800.FOLK.SCH (365.5724)
                    828.837.2775

                    Info & Registration

                    Innovative Art Clay Silver contain pure metal powder mixed with an organic binder, allowing you to work it like clay. It can be molded, sculpted, rolled, textured, and more. The binders burn away when fired, leaving pure metal. Make earrings, pendants, and other jewelry, guided in topics including molding the clay, construction techniques, firing, and finishing. All levels welcome.

                      Sunday, May 26 • Saturday, June 1

                      New Month, New Day

                      Hinged Box Pendant

                        
                      Creator Haven LLC
                      41-B, Hangar Way
                      Watsonville, CA 95076
                      creatorhaven.com

                      This class not yet open for registration. Please check back soon.

                      There are as many approaches to box construction as there are artists who make them, and master metal clay artist Pam East has created a box project focusing on intricate, delicate details. This challenging, multi-layered project will greatly expand our metal clay skill set as we build a hinged box featuring tiny gears, tiny gemstones, and tight, unobtrusive hinges with smooth action. The precise work will include rolling, texturing and cutting the clay; sanding and prepping greenware elements; creating and fitting mitered corners; and building small, functional components like hinges, cotter pins, and clasp elements. We’ll also be flush setting tiny stones, designing and constructing an open bail, and learning how to mask stamps and texture plates for unique results. Not into steampunk? Choose a garden inspired theme instead with tiny floral-themed components!

                      This workshop is intended for students with recent successful metal clay experience, including rolling clay to an even thickness, working with stamps and templates, and proficiency with greenware finishing and using syringe. We’re providing all the tools, equipment and materials you’ll need to complete the projects, so you just have to bring eye magnification and have fun!

                        Thursday, June 20 • Sunday, June 23

                        New Month, New Day

                        Hinged Box Pendant

                          

                        The Makery
                        2355 Bulverde Road #4
                        Bulverde TX 78163
                        830.980.9089
                        info@makeryarts.com

                        Info & Registration

                        There are as many approaches to box construction as there are artists who make them, and master metal clay artist Pam East has created a box project focusing on intricate, delicate details. This challenging, multi-layered project will greatly expand our metal clay skill set as we build a hinged box featuring tiny gears, tiny gemstones, and tight, unobtrusive hinges with smooth action. The precise work will include rolling, texturing and cutting the clay; sanding and prepping greenware elements; creating and fitting mitered corners; and building small, functional components like hinges, cotter pins, and clasp elements. We’ll also be flush setting tiny stones, designing and constructing an open bail, and learning how to mask stamps and texture plates for unique results. Not into steampunk? Choose a garden inspired theme instead with tiny floral-themed components!

                        This workshop is intended for students with recent successful metal clay experience, including rolling clay to an even thickness, working with stamps and templates, and proficiency with greenware finishing and using syringe. We’re providing all the tools, equipment and materials you’ll need to complete the projects, so you just have to bring eye magnification and have fun!

                          Thursday, July 18 • Sunday, July 21

                          New Month, New Day

                          Adventures in Copper and Bronze


                          John C. Campbell Folk School

                          One Folk School Road
                          Brasstown, NC 28902
                          1-800.FOLK.SCH (365.5724)
                          828.837.2775

                          Info and Registraiton

                          Innovative copper and bronze clays contain pure metal powder mixed with an organic binder, allowing you to work it like clay. It can be molded, sculpted, rolled, textured, and more. The binders burn away when fired, leaving pure metal. Make earrings, pendants, and other jewelry, guided in topics including molding the clay, construction techniques, firing, and finishing. All levels welcome.

                            Sunday, August 18 • Saturday, August 24

                            New Month, New Day

                            ACS Level 1 Certification

                            Spruill Center for the Arts

                            5339 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd
                            Dunwoody, GA 30338
                            (770) 394-3447

                            This course opens for registration Spring 2019

                            In order to become a certified instructor, you must successfully complete the Level One Certification course. This course is designed to provide an in-depth knowledge of Art Clay Silver. The curriculum consists of seven different projects and covers a wide variety of techniques. Some of the techniques include use of organic forms, creating flat and round-shank rings, addition and firing of gemstones, creating a mirror finish, and much more. This course provides general and technical information, as well as some helpful teaching guidelines.

                            Upon successful completion of this course, you are entitled to:

                            1. 30% discount on Art Clay Silver Series products
                            2. Teach Art Clay Introductory classes
                            3. Take the Senior Level Certification Course

                            Monday, September 9 • Friday, September 13

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