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GLASS & JEWELRY - WINTER 2023

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C86123 Gemstones in Metal Clay, Saturdays, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Instructor: Sarah Bober
Skill level: ALL

Whether you're familiar with precious metal clay or are just starting out, you can add the appeal of gemstones to your handmade jewelry. In this class, you'll learn multiple ways to set gemstones in metal clay, with no soldering or power tools required! Stones can be set easily into the clay and fired into place to create stunning jewelry. Students will learn basic metal clay skills as well as stone setting techniques. Perfect for beginner or experienced metal clay artists. All tools provided. Class fee includes $50 materials fee for the first class, which includes precious metal clay for the first class. Additional clay may be purchased during class for the subsequent weeks.

Enrollment limited to 12
Ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Saturday starting 1/28/2023 and ending 2/4/2023 at 9:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 135.00 ea.

C86523 Beaded Jewelry Basics, Saturdays, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Instructor: Sarah Bober
Skill level: ALL

Making your own custom jewelry is fun, and the result is your own, unique and one of a kind! Learn how to make earrings, necklaces, and bracelets using beads. We'll cover it all, from idea to design to getting it all put together securely. Price includes $35 materials fee.

Enrollment limited to 12
Ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Saturday starting 1/14/2023 and ending 1/21/2023 at 9:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 120.00 ea.

C83223 Beginning Silversmithing and Jewelry Design, Wednesdays, 12:30 - 3:30 PM
Instructor: Danny Saathoff
Skill level: ALL

Learn to work with silver and other metals to create fine jewelry. You'll explore metal fabrications, soldering, stone setting, cold connections, and many more techniques. You will be guided through basic techniques and can expect to complete at least one project by the end of the course. We will also discuss the essential equipment to continue work outside of the classroom. Bring a sketchbook. Price includes $55 materials fee. Most materials provided.

Enrollment limited to 14
Ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Wednesday starting 1/4/2023 and ending 2/22/2023 at 12:30PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 395.00 ea.

C85723 Intermediate Jewelry Design, Wednesdays, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Instructor: Danny Saathoff
Skill level: ALL

Expand on the skills learned in "Beginning Silversmithing and Jewelry Design" through further exploration of familiar skills and the introduction of more advanced techniques including additional stone settings, mixed media and found objects as wearable art. This class will be loosely structured to allow more time to create new pieces, practice and hone your techniques. Prerequisite: MCFTA beginning silver jewelry class or instructor permission. Price includes $35 materials fee. Some materials provided. Project materials purchased by the student. A materials list is on the website.

Enrollment limited to 14
Ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Wednesday starting 1/4/2023 and ending 2/22/2023 at 9:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 375.00 ea.

C85923 Metalsmithing: Ladles, Spoons, and Skewers, Mondays, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Instructor: Danny Saathoff
Skill level: ALL

Make beautiful, functional kitchen tools and objects mostly of metal. Through demonstrations and hands-on practice, you will learn how to raise sheet metal to make hollow forms, saw, texture, file, finish and polish metal, as well as how to fabricate and rivet wood or stone for handles. Soldering will be included in the construction, however the majority will be completed using cold connections. Skills learned can also be applied to jewelry making. Price includes $30 materials fee.

Enrollment limited to 14
Ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Monday starting 1/9/2023 and ending 2/20/2023 at 9:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 328.00 ea.

C85823 Jewelry Design: Casting, Mondays, 12:30 - 3:30 PM
Instructor: Danny Saathoff
Skill level: ALL

Take your jewelry making to a new level by designing and casting your own custom designs! This course focuses on the ancient process of lost wax casting for creating jewelry in bronze and silver. Specific instructions will be given in wax carving, stone setting and surface enrichment to achieve complex metal pieces. Previous experience with metalsmithing is not required but may be helpful. Price includes $45 materials fee. Instructor will provide information on purchasing silver for students wishing to include silver in their projects.

Enrollment limited to 14
Ages 16 and up
Classes scheduled every week on Monday starting 1/9/2023 and ending 2/20/2023 at 12:30PM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 343.00 ea.

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  • Please note that all Early Registration and New Student Discounts can only be processed by registering in-person or by phone. Discounts cannot be applied through our online registration process and discounts cannot be applied retroactively. These discounts can not apply to birthday parties, subsidized classes, or Summer Arts Camp (SAC). See SAC policies for other details specific to our summer camp program.

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2240 North Shore Drive
Wayzata, MN 55391

 

952-473-7361 x. 160

Hours
Monday          9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tuesday         9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Wednesday    9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Thursday        9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Friday             9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday         9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
(mid-June through August, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
Sunday            closed


The building is closed for Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve through New Year's Day*, Memorial Day and the last week in August through Labor Day.* There is no open studio when the building is closed. 

 

* Phone lines will be open Monday-Friday, excluding holidays, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. to take class registrations.  

 

This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a Minnesota State Arts Board Operating Support grant, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.
   
The Minnetonka Center for the Arts is accessible to students with disabilities. If you require special assistance, please notify the Art  Center Registrar at 952.473.7361, ext. 160, and/or the Minnesota  Relay Service (for the hearing impaired) at 800.627.3529 at least two weeks in advance. We will be happy to accommodate your needs.


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