METALWORK CLASSES

DISCOVERY WITH CLAY Peter Flister

(All Levels)

WEDNESDAYS 6:00pm - 9:00pm

WI19-C01   Winter Session (8 Classes)    January 30 – March 20    

SP19-C01   Spring Session (8 Classes)April 3 – May 22

Society Member: $286    Non-Member: $331

Maximum # of Students: 10

Focus on the development and growth of skills utilizing wheel throwing and hand-building techniques. Also includes the study of surface treatments and glazing in the creation of functional and sculptural high fire stoneware. Excellent facilities and individual instruction by professional studio potter and Massachusetts licensed teacher. Fee includes clay, glazes, firing.

METAL CLAY OPEN STUDIO   Michela Verani

(Beginner to Advanced)
MONDAYS 10:00am - 2:00pm

WI19-M01 

January 14 – March 11 (9 Classes)(9-week session, priced accordingly, to allow
for Jan. 7 make-up class for Fall registrants)
Metalworkers Guild Member: $286  Society Member: $315  Non-Member: $361

SP19-M01 

March 25 – June 3 (10 Classes) (No class May 27)
Metalworkers Guild Member: $315  Society Member: $345  Non-Member: $390
Maximum # of Students: 10

Metal Clay is pliable like clay and is fired in a kiln to burn off the binder and fuse the particles into a solid piece of metal. Projects will be presented that allow a beginning student to acquire the knowledge, skills and techniques necessary to work in metal clay. Projects will also allow intermediate and advanced metal clay students to increase their skills. Sample projects range from simple 2-piece hollow forms for beginners to multi-level complex hollow forms for intermediate and advanced students.

ENAMELING     Kara Hickey

(Beginner to Intermediate)
MONDAYS 6:30pm - 9:30pm

WI19-M02  

January 7 – March 25   (No class Jan. 21 & Feb. 18) (10 Classes)
SP19-M02  

April 8 – June 17   (No class May 27) (10 Classes)
Metalworkers Guild Member: $236   Society Member: $266   Non-Member: $311
Maximum # of Students: 10

This class is an introduction to various styles of enameling techniques. We will start by enameling on copper using opaque colors. As the class progresses, we will advance to using transparent enamels on fine silver. Members may work on individual projects.

Metalworking experience is required for this class.

METALSMITHING    Joy Raskin

(Intermediate to Advanced)
WEDNESDAYS 6:30pm - 9:30pm

WI19-M03

January 9 – March 20 (No class Feb. 20) (10 Classes)
SP19-M03

March 27 – June 5 (10 Classes)

Metalworkers Guild Member: $236  Society Member: $266  Non-Member: $311
Maximum # of Students: 10

This class is more of a directed open studio so that students may work on their own projects. Demos will be given as students request and stone setting will be a big part of this class. We will focus mainly on improving soldering skills, stone setting styles and design. Basic jewelry making skills are required for this class.

INTENSIVE DIRECTED WORKSHOP   Laurie Savage

(Intermediate to Advanced)
THURSDAYS 10:00am - 3:00pm

WI19-M04

January 17 – March 21  (No class Feb. 7 & Mar. 7) (8 Classes)
SP19-M04
April 11 – June 13  (No class Apr. 25 & May 3) (8 Classes)
Metalworkers Guild Member: $310   Society Member: $330   Non-Member: $365*
Maximum # of Students: 10

This is an opportunity for adult students to workon independent projects. Answers to questions and guidance from the instructor will be based on the needs and interests of the students. Laurie also has great bench tips to help students create successful projects.

(*Non-Guild Members must get the instructor’s approval to take this class. Contact the LexArt Office at 781-862-9696.)

SILVERSMITHING AND JEWELRY      Liz Check

(Intermediate to Advanced)
THURSDAYS 6:30pm - 9:30pm

WI19-M05
January 10 – March 14 (10 Classes)
SP19-M05
March 28 – June 6 (No class May 23) (10 Classes)
Metalworkers Guild Member: $236   Society Member: $266   Non-Member: $311
Maximum # of Students: 10

Intermediate level adult students will be interested in improving craftsmanship in silversmithing techniques. These include: sawing, filing, hammering, forming, sanding, surface embellishment, soldering, chain-making, bezel setting, etching, keum-boo, finishing and polishing. Demonstrations will be provided for all techniques, focusing on proper use of tools, including flexible shaft, rolling mill and buffing. Instructor will assist students in project development designed to incorporate these techniques. Students are encouraged to bring design ideas
and pictures to class.

MAKING WAX MODELS     Theresa Carmichael

2-DAY WORKSHOP
WI19-M06   

Saturday & SUNDAY February 16 & 17
10:00am - 5:00pm
Metalworkers Guild Member: $112   Society Member: $126   Non-Member: $150
Maximum # of Students: 10

The lost wax casting process also known as cire perdue has been used for centuries to transform wax into jewelry which cannot be made in sheet metal. This class is an opportunity to finish projects or improve your skills in every aspect of wax making. Techniques include: carving, lathe work, additive processes, and making settings
for unusually shaped stones.
Materials fee of $20 payable to the instructor.

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