San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
The Art of Metalsmithing for Jewelry Design
You may be starting out for the first time, or feeling the need to move deeper into the creative world of wearable art or you just may feel the need for a brush up. There is an on-going workshop for you!
METALSMITHING 02 – Intermediate Workshop. Four 3 hour sessions meeting 1x per week. Class Meets: Evenings: 6:00P - 9P Thursdays
Cost: $195 Materials fee: $25 to the instructor. The 4 session workshop enables you to expand upon basic metalsmithing skills as you learn new techniques in metal fabrication, such as: surface enrichment (i.e., etching; patina, stamping) forging, 3D forms and more. You will employ one or more of these techniques in your personal design utilizing sterling and fine silver (provided through the materials fee).
Please register through Eventbrite and bring the paper registration ticket with you to the first class.
Workshops are limted to 6 students. The minimum enrollment is 1 student. If class enrollment only meets the minimum enrollment, individual instruction will be offered at an increased book rate or tuition will stay the same but the number of hours each session or the number of days will be reduced. Registered students can cancel prior to attending the first session via Eventbrite (according to Eventbrite's policy). For cancellations after attending the first workshop session - the full registration fee will not be returned. Rescheduling is at the discretion of the instructor.
Questions?: Please feel free to contact me via email or by calling the studio: 415.412.6997
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Nyya Lark - Metalsmith Artist / Instructor
Nature and contrasting combinations are the things that feed my imaginaton.
I have been a metalsmithing artist creating wearable art since 1983. The passion began as an avocation while living in New York City, a city of striking contrasts. As I was drawn to create using nature and metal as a medium, I discovered it to be a natural gift and have studied various metalsmithing techniques over the course of my career.
The creative process involves taking the raw materials of precious metal sheet and wire and semi-precious stones and creating works that reflect contrast; soft embracing hard, finished and polished with the raw and uncut - always in balance in the final piece.