Lapidary with Jewelry Designers Don and Cheryl Benson

Lapidary with Jewelry Designers Don and Cheryl Benson

Monday/Wednesday 3:00-5:00 p.m

March 16, 18, 23, 25

Class Fee: $95($90 Members) Ages 16-Adult

This class is designed to provide an experience few people will ever have an opportunity to try. Each participant will learn to cut, shape and polish a stone in preparation for creating a one-of-a-kind pendant. Next, students will design a silver setting for their stone. Open studio time will be available during the course. Bring your own stone or select from our supply.

Jeweler’s Workshop: Simply Silver with Cristine Grimm

Jeweler’s Workshop: Simply Silver
with Cristine Grimm
Thursday 6:00-9:00 p.m. February 20
Class Fee: $65 ($60 Members) Ages 16-Adult

Using basic techniques that can be used anywhere, anytime, without a kiln this clay can be used to create classy earrings or a small pendant. When fired it turns into 99.9% pure silver. Cristine Grimm is a master instructor who will bring all the tools and tricks necessary to create something you’ll enjoy wearing or adding to your next beading project. Cost includes silver clay, the use of all necessary tools, and a necklace, ear wires or jump ring for wearing your piece out the door.

Leatherworking with Roxanne Middleton: Leather and Metals Necklace and Earrings

Leatherworking with Roxanne Middleton:
Leather and Metals Necklace and Earrings
Thursday 6:30-8:30 p.m. January 30
Class Fee: $40 ($35 Members) Ages 16-Adult

This exploratory leather class includes leather stamping and carving tools, dying techniques and copper texturing techniques used to make dangle earrings and a matching pendant. All materials provided.

Jeweler’s Workshop: Simply Silver with Cristine Grimm

Jeweler’s Workshop:
Simply Silver with Cristine Grimm
Thursday 6:00-9:00 p.m. December 5
Class Fee: $65 ($60 Members) Ages 16-Adult

If you need a gift for a special person or for yourself come
and explore Art Clay with certified instructor, Cristine
Grimm. Using basic techniques that can be used anywhere,
anytime, without a kiln. This clay can be used to
create classy earrings or a small pendant. When fired it
turns into 99.9% pure silver. Cristine is a master instructor
who will bring all the tools and tricks necessary to create
something you’ll enjoy wearing or adding to your next
beading project. Cost includes silver clay, the use of all
necessary tools, and a necklace, ear wires or jump ring for
wearing your piece out the door.

INSPIRE – Classes for Teens – Fimo Clay Relief Pendants

INSPIRE – Classes for Teens
Tuesdays/Thursdays 3:45-5:15 p.m. Ages 12-18
Class Fee $10 These classes are funded in part by a grant from
the FACF Youth Advisory Committee.

These exciting and exploratory art classes are designed
to give middle and high school students a chance to learn
about art styles and mediums they might not get in a
classroom. All materials provided.

November 5 Fimo Clay Relief Pendants
Using a variety of colors of fimo clay, texture plates and
gold, copper and silver powders students will make
stunning relief pendants.

INSPIRE – Classes for Teens – Glass Bead Making

INSPIRE – Classes for Teens
Tuesdays/Thursdays 3:45-5:15 p.m. Ages 12-18
Class Fee $10 These classes are funded in part by a grant from
the FACF Youth Advisory Committee.

These exciting and exploratory art classes are designed
to give middle and high school students a chance to learn
about art styles and mediums they might not get in a
classroom. All materials provided.

October 22 – Glass Bead Making

Using Italian glass rods and hot head torches students
will create 2-3 unique glass beads to fit a leather bracelet,
necklace or earrings.

Stunning in Silver with Cristine Grimm

Stunning in Silver with Cristine Grimm
Thursday 6:00-9:00 p.m. October 3
Class Fee: $65 ($60 Members) Ages 16-Adult

In this basics class come and join certified Art Clay instructor, Cristine Grimm, in exploring Art Clay, the clay that turns to 99.9% pure silver when fired. Start out small, making earrings or small pendants with basic techniques that can be used anywhere, anytime, without a kiln. Cristine is a master instructor who will bring all the tools and tricks necessary to create something you’ll enjoy wearing or adding to your next beading project. Cost includes silver clay, the use of all necessary tools, and a necklace, ear wires or jump ring for wearing your piece out the door.

Lapidary with Jewelry Designers Don and Cheryl Benson

Lapidary with Jewelry Designers Don
and Cheryl Benson
Monday/Thursday 7:00-9:00 p.m. September 23, 26, 30,
October 3
Class Fee: $95 ($90 Members) Ages 16-Adult

This class is designed to provide an experience few people will ever have an opportunity to try. Each participant will learn to cut, shape and polish a stone in preparation for creating a one-of-a-kind pendant. Next, students will design a silver setting for their stone. Open studio time will be available during the course. Bring your own stone or select from our supply. Don’t miss this opportunity to work with master jewelers.

Lapidary with Jewelry Designers Don and Cheryl Benson

Lapidary with Jewelry Designers Don
and Cheryl Benson
Monday/Thursday 4:00-6:00 p.m. September 23, 26, 30,
October 3
Class Fee: $95 ($90 Members) Ages 16-Adult

This class is designed to provide an experience few people will ever have an opportunity to try. Each participant will learn to cut, shape and polish a stone in preparation for creating a one-of-a-kind pendant. Next, students will design a silver setting for their stone. Open studio time will be available during the course. Bring your own stone or select from our supply. Don’t miss this opportunity to work with master jewelers.

INSPIRE Art for TEENS: Glass Bead Making

INSPIRE Art for TEENS: Glass Bead Making

Students will create one of a kind glass beads using Moretti Italian glass rods, Hothead gas torches, mandrels, stringers, frit and more! Finished beads will be hung on a pendant and added to a necklace.