Give form to your artistic vision through the creation of jewelry, functional objects and sculpture.
Students are introduced to basic issues and techniques unique to jewelry making as a creative and expressive medium. Techniques covered include: basic fabrication (cold-joining, sawing, soldering, and finishing), lost wax casting, and stone setting. Projects use precious metals as well as common materials. Traditional and contemporary attitudes toward body adornment … Read more
Explore the ancient art of Coppersmithing. Students will use a variety of specialized hammers and tools to form simple, elegant copper bowls. The class will cover sinking, raising, and planishing techniques that have been in use for thousands of years. Warning: Side effects may include heady feelings of DIY induced … Read more