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Metalsmithing and Glass

Welcome to Lillstreet’s esteemed Metalsmithing & Glass department. Here you will find courses that allow you to explore a variety of different metalsmithing & glass techniques including soldering, fusing, enameling, beadmaking, kiln casting and sculpture. We give you access to create original accessories like earrings, rings, necklaces, glass beads and more! The department boasts four large metal studios and one glass studio. Lillstreet offers an atmosphere appropriate for novice and expert alike. Students can join a class confident that they will learn the basic skills required to complete a few one-of-a kind pieces.

 

Please click here for the Spring 2016 Metals Open Studio Schedule

Please click here for the Spring 2016 Glass Open Studio Schedule


Summer classes begin the weeks of June 20 & July 25.

See Complete Class List Below.

   

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Summer 2016 - June 20, 2016 - August 28, 2016

BEGINNER/ADVANCED BEGINNER

First-Time Jeweler (5 Weeks)

LAC Members $175.00 / Non-Members $180.00

Beyond Beginner: Elements Of Bead Design (4 Weeks)

LAC Members $145.00 / Non-Members $150.00

Wood and Metal Jewelry (5 Weeks)

LAC Members $180.00 / Non-Members $185.00

Powder Coating (10 Weeks)

LAC Members $330.00 / Non-Members $340.00

Bezels, Bezels, and More Bezels (10 Weeks)

LAC Members $330.00 / Non-Members $340.00

Advanced Beginning Metalsmithing (10 Weeks)

LAC Members $330.00 / Non-Members $340.00

Beginning Metalsmithing (10 Weeks)

LAC Members $330.00 / Non-Members $340.00

Beginning Metalsmithing (9 Weeks)

LAC Members $300.00 / Non-Members $310.00

First-Time Glass Beadmaking (5 Weeks)

LAC Members $175.00 / Non-Members $180.00

First-Time Enameling (5 Weeks)

LAC Members $175.00 / Non-Members $180.00

Beyond Beginner: Elements of Bead Design (5 Weeks)

LAC Members $180.00 / Non-Members $185.00

MULTILEVEL (ADVANCED BEGINNER TO ADVANCED)

Working With Wax and Casting (9 Weeks)

LAC Members $305.00 / Non-Members $315.00

Working with Wax and Casting (10 Weeks)

LAC Members $340.00 / Non-Members $350.00

Enamel Your Etchings (5 Weeks)

LAC Members $185.00 / Non-Members $190.00

Forms in Wire (5 Weeks)

LAC Members $185.00 / Non-Members $190.00

INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED

Intermediate Metalsmithing (10 Weeks)

LAC Members $365.00 / Non-Members $375.00

Flatware and Functional Objects (5 Weeks)

LAC Members $190.00 / Non-Members $195.00

Filigree (5 Weeks)

LAC Members $190.00 / Non-Members $195.00

Advanced Topics in Metals (10 Weeks)

LAC Members $365.00 / Non-Members $375.00

WORKSHOP

Running your own Jewelry Business: How To’s, Hang Ups and Home Truths (1 Day)

LAC Members $145.00 / Non-Members $150.00

Critters & Crawlies (1 Day)

LAC Members $95.00 / Non-Members $100.00

Stars and Stripes (1 Day)

LAC Members $60.00 / Non-Members $65.00

Metals & Mixers (1 Day)

LAC Members $95.00 / Non-Members $100.00

Fold & Gather Linear Star Pendant (1 Day)

LAC Members $50.00 / Non-Members $55.00

Parallel Bars Bracelet (1 Day)

LAC Members $50.00 / Non-Members $55.00

Interstellar Pendant (1 Day)

LAC Members $50.00 / Non-Members $55.00

Garden Stakes (1 Day)

LAC Members $90.00 / Non-Members $95.00

Master Class Workshop - A Skills Tune Up (1 Day)

LAC Members $140.00 / Non-Members $145.00

Christmas in July—Blown Glass Ornaments Workshop (1 Day)

LAC Members $70.00 / Non-Members $75.00

VISITING ARTIST WORKSHOPS

Mokume-gane: Wood Grain Pattern in Metal (3 Days)

LAC Members $495.00 / Non-Members $495.00

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Teen Metals (5 Weeks)

LAC Members $175.00 / Non-Members $180.00

Spring 2016 - March 28, 2016 - June 05, 2016

BEGINNER/ADVANCED BEGINNER

First-Time Jeweler (5 Weeks)

LAC Members $175.00 / Non-Members $180.00

Beyond Beginner: Elements of Bead Design (5 Weeks)

LAC Members $180.00 / Non-Members $185.00

Powder Coating (10 Weeks)

LAC Members $330.00 / Non-Members $340.00

Experimental Enameling: Going Out of Bounds (5 Weeks)

LAC Members $180.00 / Non-Members $185.00

Enameling: Beyond the Basics (5 Weeks)

LAC Members $180.00 / Non-Members $185.00

Bezels, Bezels, and More Bezels (10 Weeks)

LAC Members $330.00 / Non-Members $340.00

Etching (5 Weeks)

LAC Members $180.00 / Non-Members $185.00

Resin Jewelry (10 Weeks)

LAC Members $330.00 / Non-Members $340.00

Beginning/Advanced Beginning Glass Fusing (5 Weeks)

LAC Members $180.00 / Non-Members $185.00

Advanced Beginning Metalsmithing (10 Weeks)

LAC Members $330.00 / Non-Members $340.00

Beginning Metalsmithing (10 Weeks)

LAC Members $330.00 / Non-Members $340.00

First-Time Glass Beadmaking (5 Weeks)

LAC Members $175.00 / Non-Members $180.00

First-Time Enameling (5 Weeks)

LAC Members $175.00 / Non-Members $180.00

Glass Fusing Open Studio (1 Day)

LAC Members $35.00 / Non-Members $35.00

MULTILEVEL (ADVANCED BEGINNER TO ADVANCED)

Working with Wax and Casting (10 Weeks)

LAC Members $340.00 / Non-Members $350.00

Steel Jewelry (5 Weeks)

LAC Members $185.00 / Non-Members $190.00

Small Sculptural Animals (5 Weeks)

LAC Members $185.00 / Non-Members $190.00

Chainmaille (5 Weeks)

LAC Members $185.00 / Non-Members $190.00

INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED

Intermediate Metalsmithing (10 Weeks)

LAC Members $365.00 / Non-Members $375.00

Designing Jewelry for Men (10 Weeks)

LAC Members $365.00 / Non-Members $375.00

Wax Settings for Stones (10 Weeks)

LAC Members $365.00 / Non-Members $375.00

Advanced Topics in Metals (10 Weeks)

LAC Members $365.00 / Non-Members $375.00

Boxes and Lockets (10 Weeks)

LAC Members $365.00 / Non-Members $375.00

Forging and Forming: Moving Metal with Hammers (10 Weeks)

LAC Members $365.00 / Non-Members $375.00

Intermediate Enameling (5 Weeks)

LAC Members $190.00 / Non-Members $195.00

Intermediate Glass Fusing (5 Weeks)

LAC Members $190.00 / Non-Members $195.00

WORKSHOP

Mother’s Day Fusing (1 Day)

LAC Members $95.00 / Non-Members $100.00

Playing with Fire: Torch-Fired Fine Silver Art Clay & Keum-Boo Gold Jewelry (1 Day)

LAC Members $110.00 / Non-Members $115.00

Fun Night Out—Fusing (1 Day)

LAC Members $95.00 / Non-Members $100.00

Fear of Commitment: Glass Beadmaking (1 Day)

LAC Members $80.00 / Non-Members $85.00

One-On-One Intensive: Portfolio Review and Career Advice (1 Day)

LAC Members $120.00 / Non-Members $125.00

Crash Course: Computer to PnP (1 Day)

LAC Members $120.00 / Non-Members $125.00

VISITING ARTIST WORKSHOPS

Making Multiples with Blanking Dies (3 Days)

LAC Members $500.00 / Non-Members $500.00

Fusing and Etching Copper Clad Silver (Bi-Metal) (3 Days)

LAC Members $535.00 / Non-Members $535.00

Mokume-gane: Wood Grain Pattern in Metal (3 Days)

LAC Members $495.00 / Non-Members $495.00

10+

Teen Metals (10 Weeks)

LAC Members $330.00 / Non-Members $340.00