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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

            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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