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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 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

        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 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

              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, June 20 • Sunday, June 23

                New Month, New Day

                Shadow Box Pendant

                  

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

                Info & Registration

                We’re delighted to be welcoming master metal clay artist Pam East back to the studio with a fun weekend project! There are as many ways to create a box as there are artists who make them, and Pam will show us her method with this creative shadow box pendant. Along the way, we’ll explore a full range of metal clay skills, including rolling, texturing and cutting clay; sanding and prepping greenware elements; and creating and fitting mitered corners.  We’ll flex our metal clay muscles as we design and build a unique scene inside our boxes, using her methods for making, refining, and adding tiny elements. She’ll also cover the best ways to achieve a great patina, and her tips and tricks to polish detailed work. As an added bonus, we’ll design and build a matching pair of earrings for a completely unique jewelry set.

                This workshop is open to all levels! If you’ve never tried metal clay, this is your chance to learn from one of the top metal clay instructors teaching today. And if you have past metal clay experience, we guarantee you’ll learn something new from Pam’s exhaustive library of methods, tips, and tricks. 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!

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                  Saturday, July 20 • 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

                    Info and Registration

                    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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