Jewelry with Duclos - CASTING (Intermediate to Advanced)
Make Jewelry with Instructor Belinda Duclos in the Visual Arts Center (VAC) Jewelry Studio. Learn the techniques of lost waxing using wax patterns to create molds to fill with molten metal or silver to create custom jewelry. Create jewelry using casting equipment in our metal studio equipped with the most popular tools for many metal manipulation methods. Solder, etch, texture, drill, form, rivet, cut saw, stamp, color, cast and more, as you acquire skills. Learn to use the acetylene torch, rolling mill, bench shear, drill press, hydraulic press, buffer, bench sander, stamps, mandrels, hand tools with safe tool handling techniques. Tool kits provided, or bring your own. Stones and metals are available for purchase.
CASTING - Intermediate/Advanced: $150 ($120 VAC Member)
Friday & Saturday, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm (2x per week)
Session: Class meets twice each week for 3 hours and is offered in 6-week sessions for $150 (VAC Members $120).
Belinda Duclos, Instructor (Click for info)
All class dates and times are subject to change. Classes with a start date within 30 days require payment in full to reserve a place. Prepaid class fees (paid more than 30 days in advance) are refundable less a non-refundable reservation deposit of $25 (VAC Members $20) up until 30 days prior to a class start date at which time all class fees become non-refundable unless the class is cancelled by the VAC.
Please register early. Classes with less than five registered students may be cancelled up to 24 hours in advance of the start date. Cancellation notifications are made by email and/or telephone (including voice messages) to the email address and telephone number on file. Please check your voice mail and email prior to leaving for class.