Wendy Thurlow

Lo Tech Casting, Wendy Thurlow

Wendy Thurlow I-A
Saturday & Sunday 10:00-4:00

Small metals casting is a technique that dates back thousands of years. Come play with molten metal, enjoy the fun and creative process. Utilize your scrap silver by learning unique ways to cast sterling silver. Pour ingots to make wire, explore textures with charcoal and cuttle bone casting. Discover organic forms with water or broom casting.

S1: Mar 9 & 10

$160 ACM Members
$210 Future Members

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Gold Bezels, Wendy Thurlow

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Saturday & Sunday 10:00-4:00

Gain the necessary skills of working with gold and stones. Add value and rich color to your work by learning how to make gold bezels. Students will be introduced to the different working properties of gold. We will form, solder and finish setting a stone in this workshop.

S1: Feb 23 & 24

$160 ACM Members
$210 Future Members

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Gold & Silver, Wendy Thurlow

Wendy Thurlow I-A
Saturday & Sunday 10:00 – 4:00

Get creative with gold and silver. Gain the skills needed to incorporate gold into your silver jewelry designs. Students will have the opportunity to melt and reuse any gold scrap brought to class. Application of gold, fluxes, soldering and patina will be covered. Be sure to download the supply list.

S1: Oct 13 & 14

$160 ACM Members
$210 Future Members

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Soldering 101, Wendy Thurlow

Wendy Thurlow I-A
Saturday & Sunday 10:00 – 4:00

Learn the steps for successful soldering. Silver soldering is a fundamental skill to make jewelry. Come brush up on existing skills or develop new ones. Important techniques for soldering, set up and annealing will be covered. Students will also be introduced to different fluxes, types of solder and soldering surfaces.

S1: Jan 19 & 20

$160 ACM Members
$210 Future Members

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Advanced Jewelry Intensive, Wendy Thurlow

Wendy Thurlow I-A
Mondays 6:00-9:00

Students must be independent, advanced and equipped with skills to solder alone. New soldering techniques will be covered as needed. Each session will cover a different jewelry making technique. No projects will be given. Students will have time to develop creativity while practicing or learning a new skill. Class will be focused on finishing what you start or re-visiting unfinished projects. Time will also spent on craftsmanship, cleaning and polishing of your jewelry. Knowledge of ACM studio required: proper tools usage and studio safety is a must. Advanced students only.

S1: 5 wk: Oct 8, 15, 22, 29, Nov 5
S2: 6 wk: Nov 12, 19, 26, Dec 3, 10, 17
S3: 5 wk: Jan 7, 14, 21, 28, Feb 4
S4: 5 wk: Feb 11, 18, 25, March 4, 11
S5: 6 wk: Mar 18, 25, Apr 1, 8, 15, 22

5 wk: $120 ACM Members
$145 ACM Members

6 wk: $145 ACM Members
$170 Future Members

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