Annealed Studio is pleased to offer technique specific workshops as well as our Visiting Artist series. Our community is now seeking more advanced techniques to add to their experience. The artists listed below are both instructors at Annealed Studio and those who have been referred to us by our students. We are pleased that our visiting artists have accepted our invite to teach at Annealed. Have questions? Send us an email at ContactUs@annealedstudio.com.
Glass Bead Making - Lampworking Workshop
Learn the Venetian art of glass bead making. Make unique beads by melting glass rods with an oxygen/propane torch. Learn to shape the glass, create rough “frit encrusted” beads that look ancient and incorporate silver foil or flower decorations to personalize beads. Students return regularly for access to lampworking equipment, tools and materials as they work with Stephanie on projects and develop their advanced techniques. Limited seating. Click here to learn more.
Fine Silver Granulation - Metalsmithing Workshop
Granulation is the ancient technique of fusing small spheres of silver or gold onto a piece of jewelry to form a decorative element. In this workshop we will cover the process of making our own granules, preparation of the metals, fusing of fine silver and the granulation process itself. Come take a step back in time and learn this fascinating process. This is a 2 day workshop from February 8-9, 2020. Click here to learn more.
Love Knot Bracelet - Wire Wrapping Workshop
Learn metalworking and wire wrapping techniques with Sterling Silver wire and findings and sparkling Swarovski crystals. Hints and tips on how to shape wire are shared by Instructor with personal attention to each student’s ability. Complete a handmade beaded bracelet and time permitting, move on to create another. This is a 4-hr workshop on Feb 29. Click here to learn more
Stone Setting in Metal Clay - Metal Clay Workshop
Add a little bling to your metal clay! Learn to incorporate a lab created cubic zirconia into your designs, while making variations of the pendants shown. We will discuss the parts of our faceted stones, review texturing, designing, attaching wet/dry components & bails, create bezels and flush settings for your stone. This is a 1-day workshop on February 22nd. Click here to learn more,
IN THE HEAT OF THE MOMENT - Torch Fire Enamel
Using a torch, learn methods of line creation and imagery within your enamel piece. Learn to apply successive layers of liquid, acrylic, as well as transparent and opaque powdered enamels and techniques such as sgraffito, graphite, sifting, fire scale, acid-etching, painting, and more. No matter your skill level, there will be the opportunity to immerse oneself in new ideas and principles. This is a 5 day workshop from June 3-7, 2020. Click here to learn more.