Annealed Studio is pleased to present our Visiting Artist series. Our community is now seeking more advanced techniques to add to their experience. The artists listed below have been referred to us by our students and we are pleased that the artists have accepted our invite to teach at Annealed. Have questions? Send us an email at ContactUs@annealedstudio.com.
Taking It to the Next Level - Metal Clay Workshop
It’s time to take off the training wheels. In this work-shop, the novice student will further explore the unique qualities of PMC. Learn to hone your skills with assembled hollow forms, both with cores (bees-wax over organic material) and without cores (rocker bead), and add a new dimension to your repertoire. This is a 2-day workshop from Jan 18-19, 2020 (Bad Weather Date: Jan 25-26, 2020) Time: 9am-5pm. Click here to learn more.
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.
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.