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Jewelry (16 yrs. and up)

Jewelry Fabrication

Instructor: Hilary Jones-Wujcik Learn how to design and create jewelry using silver, copper and brass. Techniques include sawing, texturing soldering and stone setting. Demonstrations of advanced techniques are also included in this class. The cost of tools and supplies is approximately $60. A $3 studio fee is payable to the instructor at the first class.
Class Code Location Dates Time Fee
4-430HJ NWAC-301 Tue 7/8-8/19 9:00 a.m.-Noon $70
4-431HJ NWAC-301 Tue 7/8-8/19 6:00-9:00 p.m. $70
4-432HJ NWAC-301 Wed 7/9-8/20 1:00-4:00 p.m. $70

Jewelry: Enameling

Instructor: Hilary Jones-Wujcik
Explore color as you create jewelry by firing enamels on to metal. Demonstrations include stencils, sgraffito, cloisonné and basse taille. The cost of tools and supplies is approximately $35. A $3 studio supply is payable to the instructor at the first class.

Class Code Location Dates Time Fee
3-412HJ NWAC-301 Wed 4/30-6/4 9:00 a.m.-Noon $60

Jewelry: Lost Wax Casting

Instructor: Hilary Jones-Wujcik
Discover this ancient method of creating jewelry. You will learn how to carve models, use build up waxes and transform nature objects into silver, brass and bronze through the use of a vacuum caster. The cost of tools and supplies is approximately $60. A $3 studio supply fee is payable to the instructor at the first class.

Class Code Location Dates Time Fee
3-455HJ NWAC-301 Thu 5/8-6/26 1:00-4:00 p.m. $80

Patina Power

Instructor: Hilary Jones-Wujcik
Jazz up your metals by adding color: torch treatments, applied color and reaction to common household materials. You will also learn how to showcase your patinated metal through the use of cold connections such as rivets. The cost of tools and supplies is approximately $40. A $3 studio supply fee is payable to the instructor at the first class.

Class Code Location Dates Time Fee
3-447HJ NWAC-301 Tue 4/29-5/20 9:00 a.m.-Noon $45
3-448HJ NWAC-301 Tue 4/29-5/20 6:00-9:00 p.m. $45
3-449HJ NWAC-301 Wed 4/30-5/21 1:00-4:00 p.m. $45

Fold Forming Frenzy

Instructor: Hilary Jones-Wujcik
Learn how to hammer and fold copper and other metals to create incredibly strong and aesthetically pleasing 3 dimensional shapes. The cost of tools and supplies is approximately $40. A $3 studio supply fee is payable to the instructor at the first class.

Class Code Location Dates Time Fee
3-434HJ NWAC-301 Tue 5/27-6/24 9:00-Noon $55
3-435HJ NWAC-301 Tue 5/27-6/24 6:00-9:00 p.m. $55
3-436HJ NWAC-301 Wed 5/28-6/25 1:00-4:00 p.m. $55

Stone Setting 101

Instructor: Hilary Jones-Wujcik
Learn or improve your skills at setting stones. Techniques covered include bezels, tabs, tube settings, and prongs with premade and handmade settings. The cost of tools and supplies is approximately $80. A studio supply fee of $3 is payable to the instructor at the first class. Recommended prerequisite: 1-2 sessions of Jewelry Fabrication or soldering experience.
Class Code Location Dates Time Fee
4-444HJ NWAC-301 Thu 7/10-8/21 1:00-4:00 p.m. $80

Casting Madness

Instructor: Hilary Jones-Wujcik
We will experiment with drop casting: molten metal into water and other unusual materials. We will also carve simple molds to use for gravity casts. The cost of tools and supplies is approximately $10. A $1 studio fee is payable to the instructor at the first class.
Class Code Location Dates Time Fee
3-419HJ NWAC-301 Sat 5/10 9:00 a.m.-Noon $20

Jewelry: Open Lab

Monitor: Hilary Jones-Wujcik
Students may work independently. If you are concurrently enrolled in a PCNRPR jewelry class: $5 per day. Experienced jewelry students not concurrently enrolled in a PCNRPR jewelry class (by approval only): $8 per day.
Class Code Location Dates Time Fee
3-441HJ NWAC-301 Thu 5/8-6/26 9:00 a.m.-Noon $5 or $8/day
4-441HJ NWAC-301 Thu 7/10-8/21 9:00 a.m.-Noon $5 or $8/day

 

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