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Gordon Uyehara Fabulous Bail Link Bracelet

Build a unique & beautiful linked bracelet out of silver clay! Design your own segments and link them together before ring in a method that allows the bracelet to move freely and wear nicely. An intense class for the intermediate to advanced metal clay artist. Wear your creation home! Clay materials to bring: 40g silver clay (or more); 10g syringe clay with medium nozzle. General metal clay supplies to bring: Hard work surface, exible non-stick work surface (Teon sheet squares), playing cards or slats, roller, craft knife, scissors, coarse salon board, tweezers, at acrylic coil/snake roller, small nylon-tip paintbrushes (pointed & at), good quality scratch brush (brass), pencil. Optionals materials: textures, rubber block, micro dockyard carving tools, dust mask, Optivisor. Thursday & Friday, August 25-26 9:00-5:00 $175

Gordon Uyehara Cosmic Honu

Learn about stenciling, shaping and multi-part construction in this fun but challenging workshop. Participants will assemble & decorate their own Cosmic Honu (sea turtle) Pendant. Each one will be unique. Wear your beautiful pendant home to many compliments! This is an intermediate level workshop; experience with metal clay required. Clay materials to bring: 20g silver clay; 5g syringe clay with medium nozzle. General metal clay supplies to bring: Hard work surface, exible non-stick work surface (Teon sheet squares), playing cards or slats, roller, craft knife, scissors, coarse salon board, tweezers, at acrylic coil/snake roller, small nylon-tip paintbrushes (pointed & at), good quality scratch brush (brass), pencil. Optionals materials: textures, rubber block, micro dockyard carving tools, dust mask, Optivisor. Saturday, August 27 9:00-5:00 $120

Gordon Uyehara Pearl Box Ring

In this fun but challenging silver clay class, students will get creative making a unique pearl box ring! The instructor will discuss designing around a pearl and cover the construction of different vessel shapes. You will learn how to add a post for a pearl to any metal clay project and, by the end of the day, you will be wearing your unique rings out the door! Clay materials to bring: 20g silver clay; 5g syringe clay with medium nozzle. General metal clay supplies to bring: Hard work surface, exible non-stick work surface (Teon sheet squares), playing cards or slats, roller, craft knife, scissors, coarse salon board, tweezers, at acrylic coil/snake roller, small nylon-tip paintbrushes (pointed & at), good quality scratch brush (brass), pencil. Optionals materials: textures, rubber block, micro dockyard carving tools, dust mask, Optivisor. Sunday, August 28 9:00-5:00 $120

Lora Hart Crafting Your Artistic Voice

Whether youre making art for yourself, as a creative outlet, as a side business or as a full time job, unique designs are good for your condence and your business. But often, in the skill-driven excitement of workshops and tutorials, a students style is overshadowed by the instructors aesthetic. In this short workshop we will use collage, writing and discussion to re-discover your unique sense of design and reveal your true artistic nature. I say RE-discover because youve had the gift all along. BONUS: Students will receive an advanced printed copy (text only) of Loras new e-book! Materials List: A variety of magazines to cut up and share, scissors, craft knife, glue stick, pencils and paper - and a sense of fun and adventure! Thursday, August 25 9:00-1:00 $100

Lora Hart Accentuate the Negative

Learn how to use negative space in your jewelry designs. Students will learn to make and use templates as well as 3 different ways to pierce your metal clay work. Riveting and its appropriate use on pieces with negative space designs will be discussed and demonstrated. Materials List: * At least 18g of silver metal clay * A hard work surface, glass or plexi * Metal clay tools, water container, exible work surface, etc. * A sharp pin tool I use a sewing needle * Textures if desired * A variety of sand paper and sanding tools; sanding dust container * Needle les; toothpicks * Rubber block to elevate work - I like the one with a hole in it (Optional) * An image for inspiration. The image will not be destroyed. If it is a large image, you might want to make a copy 118% larger than the nal jewelry size. * Glue stick; pencil * Exacto knife and/or detail scissors & cutting surface Friday, August 26 9:00-5:00 $125

Lora Hart Open & Shut Case: A Hinge Primer

Learn to make a variety of metal clay hinges and hinge pins for boxes, lockets and articulated pendants in this 2-day workshop. On the rst day, students will be given the option of making a multi-piece hinge sampler or a single articulated pendant which can be enhanced in a variety of ways. Coil, syringe, tab and commercially manufactured tube hinges will be made and demonstrated as well as staple, riveted and pearl end hinge pins. Youll even learn a special way to create a two-sided ball rivet with a butane torch. On the second day, students will think outside the proverbial box as they alter a bead design of their choice (and prior knowledge) to create a hinged container. Materials List: Boxes can be made from any shape bead. Be sure to bring a support to form your bead on. Options are dowels, large straws or pill bottles for tube beads, Easter eggs or light bulbs for lentil beads, mayo jar, water bottle or other straight edged cylinder for pillow beads. A lentil bead box will be demonstrated. At least two packages of 18g PMC+ or 16g PMC Three (or equivalent, Art Clay welcome) - Student's choice. PMC3 slip (can be made from lump in class) PMC3 Syringe and/or PMC Sheet - Optional for decoration

Fire In Place Stones - Optional for decoration (instruction will NOT be given on technique) Saw frame with #3 blade or Exacto extra ne saw (like the Exacto blades, but a tiny, handheld saw) # 56/18g twist drill (instructor will have some available to purchase) Pin Vise (optional) Basic metal clay tool kit including: roller; ridged, at work surface; teon or other non stick exible surface; lubrication (no spray please); water color brush; tissue blade; spacers, slats or playing cards; small water container; textures; stainless or brass brush; a variety of sand paper; patina solution - optional; eye magnication optional but recommended 20g ne silver wire 18g ne silver wire Optional embellishments: 5mm half drilled pearl; two 3mm half drilled pearls; photograph or other image and uv resin; uv nail lamp; molds; Saturday & Sunday, August 27-28 9:00-5:00 $185

Catherine Davies Paetz PMC Pro Carved Seamless Rings

Try your hand at carving, shaping and ring this marvelous new material. PMC Pro is super strong and carves like a dream! Focus will be on creating unique carved rings but you can create and carve earrings or pendants, too. Take home your ring container to use again! Firing will be done at the end of class and pieces will be available to be picked up later in the day. There may be time to do a ring halfway through class, depending on everyones progress. Materials List: 25g PMC Pro General metal clay tools including a roller, cards or slats and work surface. All must be wiped clean of other metal clays. Teon sheets - 4X6 V-tip carving tools such as Dockyard or Speedball Saturday, August 27 9:00-1:00 $50 + Kit Fee ($25) = $75 total to be paid with registration

Kristina Malcolm Flex Shaft Fundamentals

If youve never used a ex shaft but have wanted to learn how, or if youve used one occasionally but know theres more you can do with it, this class is for you! Learn what all those attachments are for and how to use them, as well as the care and maintenance of your bench tool. Bring your ex shaft and attachments so you can learn and practice on your own machine! There will be a few in class to use for those that do not own a ex shaft. Thursday, August 25 1:00-5:00 $30

Terry Goodman Photographing Your Jewelry

Learn the best ways to photograph your beautiful jewelry with your own camera! Students should bring their cameras and several pieces of their best work to shoot. You will learn what it takes to create beautiful images of your jewelry just using things you have around your home. Learn to manipulate your camera for the best quality photographs. Your photos will then be professionally critiqued to maximize your learning experience! Please bring your own camera and 2-3 pieces of your jewelry to photograph. Friday, August 26 1:00-5:00 $65