Jewelry Workshop: Metalsmithing with Casey Bemis

Saturday 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

January 28

Class Fee: $60 ($55 Members)

Ages 14-Adult

In this workshop students will learn to work with metalsmithing tools to fashion a one-of-a-kind set of earrings and pendant. Copper, brass and white brass will be used for a variety of colors. Students may add texture to their pieces using a variety of jewelry hammers. Your original designs will be finished with patinas. Check out examples of Casey’s work in the NCCA-Artsplace Artist Market. Bring a lunch.

Jeweler’s Bench: Metalsmithing Pendant with Casey Bemis

Thursday 6:00-8:00 p.m. September 10, 17, 24

Class Fee: $85 ($80 Members) Ages 14- Adult

This is a rare opportunity to explore the art of crafting metal jewelry. Just imagine wearing a one-of-a-kind pendant made by your own hands. Students will learn to combine found objects and traditional metalsmithing techniques such as cutting, texturing and forming metal. Cold connections will be employed to make unique pieces. Bring your imagination and let’s make some jewelry! Check out Casey’s jewelry in the NCCA-Artsplace Artist Market.

Bracelet Etching with Casey Bemis

Join jewelry artist Casey Bemis in the art of metalsmithing.  In this class Casey will guide students through the process of creating a design and then etching it onto a piece of copper or brass. The class will return the second session to clean, shape and add patina to their piece.  Take advantage of this opportunity to experience a new jewelry making technique.  Stop in the and check out some of Casey’s own pieces in the NCCA-Artsplace Artist Market.

Tuesdays  6:00-8:00 p.m.

November 12, 19

Age 14-Adult