Tuesday, February 09, 2010

Metal Clay Classes

If you are interested in learning to work with metal clays-- this is the month to do it! We have a number of introductory courses as well as an advanced course, making it the perfect time to do it.

Friday February 12th is Charmed I'm Sure with Heather Bell-Denison from 10:30-5:30pm. This is an introductory Art Clay Silver class.

Saturday February 13th, from 10 to 5pm, is An Introduction to Art Clay Copper. This class is very different from the Art Clay Silver class and it is recommended that if you are interested in working with Art Clay Silver and Art Clay Copper you should take both of these introductory courses. The clays work in different ways and there are tricks to working with each.

If you are looking for a more advanced metal clay class Heather is also offering the Art Clay Level One Certification Course on February 26th to 28th. This is a specialized course for people interested in learning and demonstrating proficiency in the use of Art Clay Silver. Students should have taken an Introductory course, as well as, having lots of practise using Art Clay Silver before taking this class.

Metal Clay not your thing yet? Don't despair we have more! By more of course, I mean other classes!

Lezlie Winemaker is here on February 13th and 14th for a Lampworking weekend. This class is open to all levels and will run from 10 to 6pm each day.

Tuesday February 16th Dwyn Tomlinson is running a 4-hour Introduction to Lampworking class. This class runs from 4 to 8pm and is a great way to try out lampworking to see what you think.

Saturday February 20th Stephanie Dixon is here with her Wire Crochet Earrings from 11 to 1pm. This is a beginner level class.

Amy Waldman-Smith is running a 5 hour Learn to Make Glass Beads session from 11 to 4pm. Amy rarely offers these one day courses, don't miss your opportunity if you were looking to take a class with her but cannot make it out for the entire weekend.

Robert Burton's Silver Braided Bracelet is on Sunday February 21st from 1 to 4pm. Students should have previous wire working experience.

February 23rd is a Metal Clay Play Day from 11 to 6pm.

Dwyn Tomlinson is also here with the last technique night in this series--Off Mandrel Implosion Pendants, from 7 to 9:30pm. Dwyn will be starting a 4 week beginner lampworking course in March, check the site for details.

Cindy Vroom is back this winter with her Spiral Rope Lariat on Thursday February 25th from 6 to 9pm.

Happy Hour Torching is on Thursday from 5 to 9pm, buy one hour get one free!

Don't forget that we are closed on Monday February 15th for Family Day!

Happy Beading.

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