~Classes & Events~


EVENTS 2015


CLASSES Fall 2015

The Richmond Art Center
2540 Barrett Avenue Richmond, CA 94804
www.THERAC.org

Beginning Jewelry - Monday Evening
Explore the basics of jewelry and small metals fabrication. Learn the use of tools, how to saw, file, sand, and high temp silver solder with silver, copper, and brass. Create pierced sawing samples, band rings, and a bezel set stone pendant. Explore various finishing techniques and surface treatments. 9 weeks Click for more info
Fee: RAC Member 10% off • Nonmember $310
Adult. Class # • Mon, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm


Casting for Jewelry & Small Sculpture
Learn the centrifugal method of casting molten metal and carve wax models for lost wax casting. Sprue, invest, cast in a centrifuge and finish your piece of jewelry or small sculpture. We’ll discuss the use of organics and found objects for casting. Please come prepared to work the first day, some supplies will be available in class for purchase. Supply costs vary $50+. May also be used as independent study for experienced students. 9 weeks Click for more info
Fee: RAC Member 10% off • Nonmember $310
Adult. Class # • Wed,FA33J15 Sept 23 – Nov 18, 2015 11:00 am – 2:00 pm


Beginning Enameling
An introductory class. Learn the techniques of Vitreous Glass Enameling, fusing glass to metal. Emphasis will be placed on mastering the basics: sifting and wet packing, kiln and torch firing, mark-making, and knowledge of color interactions. May also be used as independent study for advanced students. $20 materials fee paid to instructor, additional supply cost vary. 8 weeks Click for more info
Fee: RAC Member 10% off • Nonmember $240
Adult. Class # FA5J215 • Tues, Sept 22 – Nov 10, 2015 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm