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In-Person Classes take place at MAGG Studio.

IN-PERSON

8 Weekly Classes

$320

Beginner Metalsmithing and Jewelry (DAYS)

Instructor

Piper Espey

Learn the ancient craft of making silver and copper jewelry by hand. You will learn how to design, saw and pierce, texture, form, forge, make cold connections, and use a torch to solder.

Wednesdays
March 29 - May 24, 2023
10:00 am - 1:30 pm EDT

SOLD OUT

IN-PERSON

8 Weekly Classes

$320

Beginner Metalsmithing and Jewelry (EVENINGS)

Instructor

Piper Espey

Learn the ancient craft of making silver and copper jewelry by hand. You will learn how to design, saw and pierce, texture, form, forge, make cold connections, and use a torch to solder.

Tuesdays
March 21 - May 23, 2023
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm EDT

SOLD OUT

IN-PERSON

8 Weekly Classes

$340

Intermediate Metalsmithing and Jewelry (TUESDAYS)

Instructor

Susan Wachler

Create a small jewelry collection emphasizing, texture, connections, movement and form.

Tuesdays
March 21 - May 16, 2023
10:00 am - 2:00 pm EDT

IN-PERSON

8 Weekly Classes

$340

Intermediate/Advanced Metalsmithing and Jewelry (THURSDAYS)

Instructor

Susan Saul

Explore designing around larger cabochons and integrating them into well thought-out statement pieces.

Thursdays
March 23 - May 18, 2023
10:30 am - 2:30 pm EDT

IN-PERSON

8 Weekly Classes

$320

Intermediate Metalsmithing and Jewelry (EVENINGS)

Instructor

Lisa Winn

Go beyond the basics of jewelry making. Learn how to bezel set stones and how to fold form metal. You will make a ring with a spinning stone and a silver posey pin to hold your favorite flower.

Mondays
March 20 - May 15, 2023
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT

IN-PERSON

6 Weekly Classes

$250

All About Gemstones and How to Set Them (ADVANCED)

Instructor

Kathy Kinev

Don't miss this exciting and informative class that will cover advanced jewelry fabrication skills, stone setting, and gem identification. Kathy is a graduate gemologist with years of experience as a fine jeweler who will guide you through the intricacies of gemstones and how to set them.

Fridays
March 24 - May 5, 2023
10:30 am - 2:30 pm EDT

IN-PERSON

6 Weekly Classes

$285

Wax Carving for Stones

Instructor

Cassidy Kento

Learn how to take your design from sketch to ready to cast wax piece with a focus on adding gemstones.

Thursdays
April 13 - May 18, 2023
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT

IN-PERSON

8 Weekly Classes

$320

Lost Wax Casting (EVENINGS)

Instructor

Dallas Vinson

Learn how to create carved wax models that you will turn into sterling silver jewelry with the art of Lost Wax Casting. You will learn how to mix and pour investment, how to calculate how much silver you need, kiln usage, and the burnout process.

Wednesdays
March 22 - May 17, 2023
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm EDT

SOLD OUT

IN-PERSON

8 Weekly Classes

$320

Metal Clay Madness (EVENINGS)

Instructor

Katherine Larrabee

Have you heard of precious metal clay? It's particles of metal such as silver, gold, bronze, or copper mixed with an organic binder. Come learn how to use this amazing material to sculpt unique fine silver jewelry.

Fridays
March 24 - May 19, 2023
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm EDT

IN-PERSON or VIRTUAL

1 Day Workshop

$180

Let's Twist Again: Variations on the Pineapple Twist at Jewelry Scale

Instructor

Alex Boyd

Learn variations on the Pineapple Twist, a classic blacksmith technique scaled down for jewelry. Students will learn the fundamentals of the technique, how to vary it (the options are infinite) and how to incorporate the twist into a cuff and a ring.

Friday
April 21, 2023
10:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT

IN-PERSON or VIRTUAL

2 Day Workshop

$380

Prongs, Hinges and Gold, Oh, My!

Instructor

Alex Boyd

Make a prong setting for a tablet style stone in 22k gold and sterling silver, and attach the setting via a hinge to a bezel set cabochon with a hidden bail.

Saturday - Sunday
April 22-23, 2023
10:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT

IN-PERSON or VIRTUAL

2 Day Workshop

$325

Gold and Silver Grillz 101

Instructor

Rita McMorris

Learn to take molds for upper and lower jaw, create a wax model, and cast teeth in silver or gold.

Saturday - Sunday
May 6-7, 2023
10:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT

IN-PERSON or VIRTUAL

2 Day Workshop

$325

Reticulation and Granulation

Instructor

Harold O'Connor

Learn the ancient method of granulation for surface embellishment, and create structures and patterns in metal surfaces with reticulation.

Saturday - Sunday
May 20-21, 2023
10:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT

IN-PERSON or VIRTUAL

1 Day Workshop

$130

Enamel Confidence: Basic Techniques and Science

Instructor

Ricky Frank

In this fast-paced, one-day class, students will learn some basic techniques to prepare, apply, and fire enamel onto copper. We will explore the relationships between enamel, metal, and heat and how this affects your results.

Saturday
June 24, 2023
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

IN-PERSON or VIRTUAL

5 Day Workshop

$650

Cloisonne´ Enameling: Explore Color, Layers, and Light

Instructor

Ricky Frank

This class will introduce beginning students to the technique of cloisonne´ enamel and challenge intermediate level students to create more personal enamel imagery.

Monday - Friday
June 26 - 30, 2023
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

IN-PERSON or VIRTUAL

3 Day Workshop

$480

Perfect Box Construction without Warpage or Binding Wire

Instructor

Tom Muir

Learn how to control warpage of sheet metal, refine your torch work, and perfect your filing, fitting, and finishing proficiencies - and all without the use of binding wire!

Saturday - Monday
July 22-24, 2023
10:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT

IN-PERSON or VIRTUAL

3 Day Workshop

$480

Stone Carving at the Bench

Instructor

Ryan Gardner

Learn the techniques involved for carving and drilling stones at your bench. No large lapidary equipment required!

Saturday - Monday
August 5-7, 2023
10:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT

IN-PERSON or VIRTUAL

3 Day Workshop

$480

Hydraulic Press Intensive

Instructor

Peter Gilroy

Learn all about hydraulic die-forming, a process empowering the artist with 20 tons of strength, increased productivity and the potential to create in ways other methods cannot.

Saturday - Monday
September 23 - 25, 2023
10:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT

IN-PERSON or VIRTUAL

3 Day Workshop

$480

Chisel and Stamp: Patterning Mokume Gane

Instructor

Anne Wolf

Learn to pattern mokume gane with stamps and chisels.

Saturday - Monday
November 4 - 6, 2023
10:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT

IN-PERSON or VIRTUAL

1 Day Workshop

$150

Introduction to Liquid Polymer Clay

Instructor

Lynn Yuhr

Explore a wide variety of surface techniques using liquid clay that will enhance your polymer skill set. Take this course on its own or with Layers and Levels in Polymer clay for a 2-day workshop experience!

Saturday
December 2, 2023
10:00 am - 4:00 pm EST

IN-PERSON or VIRTUAL

1 Day Workshop

$150

Layers and Levels in Polymer Clay

Instructor

Lynn Yuhr

Build layers in your work to provide a tactile quality and a depth of interest. Take this course on its own or with Introduction to Liquid Polymer Clay for a 2-day workshop experience!

Sunday
December 3, 2023
10:00 am - 4:00 pm EST

Registration

Not a current MAGG member?  Join today to receive your Member Discount. Membership is $50 annually.

 

Register for the course with the participation fee payable in advance. You will receive an email confirming your registration. If the course is sold out and you want to be added to the wait list, email click here.

If you need to cancel your registration, please email cancel@metalartsguildga.org as soon as possible.

Cancellation / Refund Policy

If a participant withdraws from a class or workshop more than 30 days prior to the first day of the class or workshop, Metal Arts Guild of Georgia will grant a refund less a 20% cancellation fee. If a participant withdraws from a class or workshop less than 30 days prior but more than 14 days prior to the first day of the class or workshop, Metal Arts Guild of Georgia will grant a refund of 50%. Metal Arts Guild of Georgia cannot issue a refund for cancellations received 14 days or less before the first day of a class or workshop due to contractual obligations with our instructors.

The Metal Arts Guild of Georgia, Inc., reserves the right to cancel any class due to low enrollment or unforeseen circumstances. You will be notified of class cancellation at least one week in advance of the class start date. If a class is cancelled, your registration may be transferred to the upcoming class of your choice. If there is no upcoming class offered which you wish to take, you will be issued a refund.

 

MAGG is not responsible for supplies purchased by enrollees for the class if the class is cancelled. MAGG will not reimburse students for supplies purchased in anticipation of a class.

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