Introduction to Metalsmithing
This series of 4 classes covers the fundamentals of metalworking through demonstration and practice. Students will develops a vocabulary of skills that will enable them to materialize their own design ideas. These classes are ideal for those who have been working in beads and wire and are looking to expand their skills or anyone who is interested in learning about working in metal. Skills taught include sawing, piercing, drilling, filing, forging, soldering and polishing. Students will work in copper and brass, and sterling silver is available for purchase. Students who enroll in this class also receive 4 hours of open studio to practice their new skills.