Stunning in Silver with Cristine Grimm – Silver Clay Basics

Thursday 6:00-9:00 p.m. December 14
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 at home 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 and jump ring for wearing out the door.

Stunning in Silver with Cristine Grimm – Introductory Silver Clay Class September 28

Thursday 6:00-9:00 p.m. September 28
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. Cost includes silver clay, the use of all necessary tools, and a necklace and jump ring for wearing out the door.

INSPIRE – Classes for Teens – September 28 Silver Clay

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. December 7 & 14 Portfolio Building requires students attend both days.
September 21 Glass Bead Making
Using Italian glass rods and hot head torches students will create several unique glass beads to fit a leather cuff.
September 28 Silver Clay
Cristine Grim will teach students the process of using silver clay, texture tools, and torch firing to create a silver pendant.
October 5 Needle Felted Bat with Olivia
Fiber artist Olivia Johnson will help students use felting needles, wool roving and embroidery materials to create a flying bat for Halloween festivities!
October 19 Theatrical Makeup
A paint based method of creating optical illusion, depth, and dramatic character on the human face. Students will work on themselves in addition to watching a live model demonstration. Just in time for costume planning!
November 9 Fused Glass Ornaments
Using glass cutting tools, frit, stringers and a wide variety of fusible glass, students will make two of their own unique ornaments to be fired in the kiln.
November 30 Silk Painting
A great gift idea, or a fashion accessory for fall, students will use resist and dye to paint a long silk scarf.
December 7 & 14 Portfolio Building
To prepare for college applications, scholarships and exhibits, artists need a good portfolio. Participants need to bring artwork to photograph, a resume and will complete a physical portfolio and a digital portfolio on a flash drive. Must attend both days!

Stunning in Silver with Cristine Grimm

Thursday 6:00-9:00 p.m.

July 27

Class Fee: $65 ($60 Members)

Age 14-Adult

Do you love unique, silver jewelry? 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 and jump ring for wearing home.

Silver Clay – Leaf Pendant or Earrings with Cristine Grimm

Thursday 6:00-9:00 p.m.

June 22

Class Fee: $65 ($60 Members)

Ages 14-Adult

Come and join certified Art Clay instructor, Cristine Grimm, in exploring Art Clay the clay that turns to 99.9%
pure silver when fired. In this class participants will make a stunning leaf pendant or earrings. Cost includes
silver clay, the use of all necessary tools, and a necklace and jump ring for wearing out the door.

Stunning in Silver with Cristine Grimm

Tuesday 6:00-9:00 p.m.

January 24

Class Fee $65 ($60 Members)

Ages 14-Adult

Come and join Art Clay instructor, Cristine Grimm, in exploring Art Clay the clay that turns to 99.9% silver when fired. Start out small, making earrings or small pendants with basic techniques that can be used anywhere, anytime, without a kiln. Cost includes silver clay the use of all necessary tools, and all the jewelry findings necessary so you can actually wear your pieces out the door at the end of the evening. This is a great class to take with a group of friends.

Stunning in Silver with Cristine Grimm

Monday 6:00-9:00 p.m.

August 22

Class Fee: $65 ($60 Members)

Age 14-Adult

Come and join certified Art Clay instructor, Cristine
Grimm, in exploring Art Clay the clay that turns to
99.9% pure silver when fired. Make 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 beautiful! Cost includes silver
clay, the use of all necessary tools, and a necklace and
jump ring for wearing out the door.

Leather Bracelet with Silver Art Clay Bead with Cristine Grimm

Monday 6:00-8:00 p.m.

April 25

Class Fee: $70 ($65 Members)

Ages 16-Adult

Create a gorgeous silver wrapped coil bead and walk away with a beautiful leather and silver bracelet and a confident understanding of basic metal clay techniques. Beginners will enjoy this low pressure introduction to metal clay using Silver Art Clay and a mandrel as they begin to practice good habits and discover appropriate uses of torch and kiln methods. Participants will leave wearing and showing off their new creation!

Stunning in Silver with Cristine Grimm

Monday 6:00-9:00 p.m.

March 14

Class Fee: $65 ($60 Members)

Age 14-Adult

Come and join certified Art Clay instructor, Cristine Grimm, in exploring Art Clay the clay that turns to 99.9% pure silver when fired. Students will make earrings or a small pendant 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 and jump ring for wearing out the door.

Stunning in Silver: Leaf Ring with Cristine Grimm

Monday 6:00-9:00 p.m.

January 25

Class Fee: $85 ($80 Members)

Ages 16-Adult

Prerequisite: Stunning in Silver Class

Now that you have taken the basic class with Cristine it
is time to advance to the next step. In this class you will
use Art Clay, the clay that turns to 99.9% silver to create a
beautiful leaf ring. Keep it simple or take the time to add a
colorful cubic zirconia.