Classes for August 2013

Here is my class schedule for August @ The Bead Biz - Helena, Alabama

 

Torch Play with Michael Johnson
 Aug. 10th 12-3pm

Technique Class -Learning how to solder

Torch Play is an introduction to using a torch in metalworking.  We will learn to anneal, fuse, and solder; the three essentials to working with metals.  All supplies for the class are provided, and all you will need is an open mind, ready to learn.  You can purchase everything you need to go home and start practicing and incorporating these new skills at home. $45 class fee and learn beginning forging techniques with metalsmith Michael Johnson

To sign up call Lora at 205-621-2426

torch play

Rocking with Bezels With Michael Johnson
Aug. 10th 4-6pm

Technique Class -Learning to build a custom setting and set a cabachon stone

Rocking with Bezels is an intermediate level torch class, where we will learn to make a bezel for a cabochon and set the stone.  This class requires some prior experience with using a torch, but is taught with the beginner in mind.  All supplies for the class are provided, and all you will need is an open mind, ready to learn.  You can purchase everything you need to go home and start practicing and incorporating these new skills at home.

$50 class fee includes supplies

To sign up call Lora at 205-621-2426

rocking with bezels

Cold connection flowers with Michael Johnson
Aug. 31st 2-6pm  

Project-based class - Learing how to build a free form flower pendant for a cabachon stone

Students will learn to plan the layout, use a saw to cut out the design, forge, fabricate, and set the stone cabochon their own copper pendant. You will create a flower pendant without soldering, set with a unique cabochon.

Class fee is $100.00 includes supplies.

To sign up call Lora at 205-621-2426

cold connection flower

 

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