Masters Workshops

Summer with the Masters
With Tom Muir
July 17 - 21, 2024, Daily from 10:00am – 5:00pm (5 days)
Tuition: $875.00
This intensive, hands-on, 5-day workshop will focus on three types of hinges, for the jeweler and metalsmith: a standard three to seven knuckle hinge, an integral hinge (aka invisible or hidden hinge), and a universal joint hinge. Click course image to read more.
Summer with the Masters
With Kirk Lang
July 24 - 28, 2024, Daily from 10:00am – 5:00pm (5 days)
Tuition: $875.00
This technical 5-day stone setting class will explore prong, flush, and bezel setting of round and fancy cut gemstones. Channel and basic bead setting will also be covered! Students will learn the setting-theory, gemstone characteristics, tool making, and how to design for unique stones. Click course image to read more.
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Summer with the Masters
With Jayne Redman and Elizabeth Lyne
July 31, 2024 - August 4, 2024, Daily from 10:00am – 5:00pm (5 days)
Tuition: $875.00
Let by two experts in the field, this 5-day course will teach how to transform 2D designs into workable imagery suitable for the transformative process of etching, which will then be further enhanced with die forming techniques to give them more dimension! Click course image to read more.
Summer with the Masters
With Sulo Bee and Nanette Pengelley
August 7 - 11, 2024, Daily from 10:00am – 5:00pm (5 days)
Tuition: $600.00
CampFIRE is a learning environment for queer teens to explore their identity, voices, and creative practices as artists. Click course image to read more.
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Summer with the Masters
With Anne Wolf
August 14 - 18, 2024, Daily from 10:00am – 5:00pm (5 days)
Tuition: $875.00
In this intensive 5-day course, create a small mokume gane cup form or box from scratch while learning the secrets of this ancient Japanese metalworking technique that creates captivating and unique swirls of metal alloys. Click course image to read more.
Summer with the Masters
With Michael Boyd
August 20 - 22, 2024, Daily from 10:00am – 5:00pm (3 days)
Tuition: $675.00

Every jeweler eventually tires of buying typical stones and setting them in conventional settings. Come spend three days with Michael Boyd and learn how to cut and polish your own cabochons with limitless shape, size, and color options. Click course image to read more.

Summer with the Masters
With Michael Boyd
August 24 - 28, 2024, Daily from 10:00am – 5:00pm (5 days)
Tuition: $945.00

Learn how to integrate stone and metal as a whole, rather than as separate objects. Demonstrations include how to shape rough stones, drill through them, make perfect bezels for unique shapes, set stones on top of stones, add decorative rivets, and more. Click course image to read more.

Summer with the Masters
With Michael Boyd
August 30 - 31, 2024, Daily from 10:00am – 5:00pm (2 days)
Tuition: $400.00
This 2-day workshop will incorporate Michael's technique for fusing gold patterns onto Argentium silver for brilliant patterns and designs! Click course image to read more.
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Summer with the Masters
September 4 - 8, 2024, Daily from 10:00am – 5:00pm (5 days)
Tuition: $875.00
In this 5-day intensive, students will learn the unique and exciting processes of chasing and repoussé from and established expert in the field!
Summer with the Masters
With Michael Good
September 11 - 15, 2024, Daily from 10:00am – 5:00pm (5 days)
Tuition: $995.00

Metalsmithing master Michael Good will lead students through a series of exercises designed to teach the principles of Anticlastic Raising - moving metal from flat sheet into complex curved forms.

 

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