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Guided Open Studio

with Kylie Weinzierl

Next session: May 7th to June 11th, 2024

$450 More Info

This course is designed for students that have completed at least 2 Jewelry Courses who want to continue studio time with limited instruction. Prior authorization required to enroll.

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Advanced: Exploring Welding and Fabrication

with Grey Hillard-Koshinsky

Next session: May 13th to June 24th, 2024

$800 More Info

Build upon your welding foundation from our Introduction to Welding course in this advanced class. Enhance skills in SMAW ('Stick'), GMAW ('MIG'), and/or Oxy-acetylene welding while exploring new areas such as GTAW ('TIG') welding, steel and iron fabrication, and finishing techniques. Perfect for those interested in metal sculpture, working with found metal, or honing welding skills for personal or professional projects.

Prerequisite: Completion of Stonybrook Fine Arts' Introduction to Welding within the last two years, with regular utilization of learned skills. Outside welding experience at Stonybrook Fine Arts in relevant processes may qualify for evaluation.

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Creative Drawing Class

with Kalamu Kieta

Next session: May 12th to June 16th, 2024

$500 More Info

Creative drawing concepts are explored in this 6-week class. The course focuses on the sparks of imagination and endless creative potential that we recognize in our childhood like second nature that through life becomes harder for us to explore the further we progress into adulthood. Join us in reconnection with our imagination and finding wonder that we can draw from to create images.

The instructor for this course is Kalamu Kieta, click here to find out more about him or to see more of his work.

 

Custom workshops are available as well, including wedding ring workshops.

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Jewelry 2

with Kylie Weinzierl

Next session: April 17th to May 22nd, 2024

$650 More Info

In this 6 week intermediate course, students expand on the topics and skills learned in Jewelry 1. The curriculum is flexible based on what students want to make and learn. Some techniques learned in this course are hinge making, hollow forms, rivets, advanced soldering techniques, and prong settings. Jewelry 1 or prior approval from the instructor required to take this course.

Custom workshops are available as well, including: wedding ring workshops, teen welding intensives, and more!

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Jewelry 1

with Kylie Weinzierl

Next session: May 20th to June 17th, 2024

$500 More Info

In this 5 week introductory class, students learn the fundamentals of jewelry-making to create their own wearable designs. We start with sawing, filing, soldering, polishing, and other traditional fabrication skills to make a custom sterling silver bezel-set ring. Using these skills, students design and create a final project under the guidance of the instructor. 

Mondays 6-9pm

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Creative Welding

with Walter Clark

Next session: June 5th to July 17th, 2024

$650 More Info

The instructor for this course is Walter Clark, click here to see more of his work.

All safety gear is included, however, students are welcome to bring their own ANSI-approved safety glasses/face shields, welding hoods (minimum Shade 9), and gloves.

Students should wear durable closed-toe leather shoes, non-frayed jeans, a long sleeve natural fiber shirt, an old cap or bandana and tie back long hair.

Student Showcase: TBD

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Welding 1 (Introduction to Welding)

with Grey Hillard-Koshinsky

Next session: April 23rd to June 4th, 2024

$675 More Info

Explore the world of welding in this introductory class suitable for artists, hobbyists, and professionals alike. Discover manual and arc welding techniques, including oxy-acetylene, SMAW (Stick), and GMAW (MIG). Gain proficiency with essential tools like the angle grinder, sand blaster, and more. Perfect for those curious about welding or seeking to embark on personal or professional projects. No prior experience required.

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