Thursdays

Iron, Steel & Damascus Jewelry

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May 17 @ 11:08 pm

Incorporating iron, steel or Damascus into jewelry items offers an elegance to creating personal, one-of-a-kind adornment. Much like a precious natural gemstone, a piece of artificially aged ferrous metal doesn’t have the same surface quality or story as a piece that is found. The techniques involved in using iron, steel…

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Teen Jewelry Design

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May 17 @ 11:08 pm

In this two-day workshop, teens will learn to level up their jewelry skills. Learn how to turn something as simple as wire into a beautiful piece of hand-made chain mail jewelry. Practice control using an acetylene torch to create colorful enameled copper earrings and/or pendants and feel the power using…

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Settings for Interesting, Unique Cut Stones

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May 17 @ 11:08 pm

How can we capture stones, rocks, minerals, crystals, etc.. that is not a typical cabochon or faceted cut? In this class, we will review a few ways to include your unique gem into a ring, pendent, and/or bracelet. Demonstrations on tension settings, prongs, and hammered bezels will be covered. We…

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Glass Fusion Reactions

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May 17 @ 11:08 pm

You are sure to get some cool reactions from this class! Working with a variety of colors and materials, you will learn how glass, silver foil, and kiln heat react with each other. Glass cutting skills, composition, and layout will be demonstrated. Create a unique and one-of-a-kind look in glass…

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Beginning Wheel

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May 17 @ 11:08 pm

This course will introduce the fundamental skills necessary to center clay on the potter’s wheel and produce vessels such as bowls, cylinders, mugs, plates and vases. Each student will become familiar with the ceramic facility.  Learn about the balance between the form, surface and utilitarian concerns with slips and glazes.

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Open Portrait Studio

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May 17 @ 11:08 pm

Open Portrait Studio Open Portrait Studio is an uninstructed session in which Lighthouse ArtCenter provides the studio and a model. The monitor will direct the poses of the model throughout the session. These sessions are excellent for students who wish to learn the most important aspects of drawing the human…

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