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Beginning Metal Smithing ( Formerly Jewelry Courses 1 and 2)

This journey into jewelry, metal sculptures and vessel making includes an introduction to tools and materials with an emphasis on a variety of cold joining techniques. In this hands-on class, students work with sheet metal, wire and beads as well as with found objects. Techniques include sawing, piercing, adding texture, metal forming, cold-connection fabrication, wire working and photo resist acid etching. A $30 lab fee covers the cost of use of tools, studio chemistry, and metal wire and supplies to begin the course. Additional metal and wire will be available for purchase. Class size is limited to 10.

Intermediate Metal Smithing – (Formerly Jewelry Courses 3 and 4)

We’re turning up the heat in this jewelry class that is open to students of all levels. This course will start with a review of the basics in cutting and shaping metal and then move to the use of torches to explore soldering, annealing, bezel setting, enameling and more. Each week will allow students the opportunity to learn “hot” techniques” as well as design their own sculptural work or jewelry. A $30 lab fee covers the cost of studio chemistry, fuel and supplies for torches, plus sheet copper and wire to begin the course.  Additional sheet metal and wire are available for purchase. Class size is limited to 10.

Introduction to Jewelry Studio

Learn the basics of jewelry design by exploring the various ways of working with beads,other manufactured parts and pieces as well as found objects. This class will explore off loom bead weaving techniques and various design approaches to stringing and knotting to create necklaces, ear rings, bangles and bracelets. A $30 lab fee covers the cost of supplies for class projects.

Special Projects in Metal Smithing (Intermediate and Advanced)

This course is designed for the student that is ready to work independently but needs a mentor to continue guiding them through the process of creating works of art in metal. Demos and discussions will be focused around group and individual needs. More critique sessions will be held as students work towards creating a small series of work for a student exhibit. A $30 lab fee covers the cost of studio chemistry, fuel and supplies for torches, plus sheet copper and wire to begin the course.  Additional sheet metal and wire are available for purchase. Class size is limited to 10.

Necklace by Sarratt Art Studios Instructor, Nancie Roarke

http://weavespindye.org/pages/images/moody_Stencil.jpg Examples of enameled work by Sarratt Art Studios Instructor, Susan Moody

 


Sarratt Art Studio Updates

Sarratt Art Studios

Save the Date! November 8 for our first "pop up" event!
Hope to see all of you Sarratt Art Studios fans and students on Saturday from 10 am - 5 pm!

Oct 25th 6:23pm • No Comments

Sarratt Gallery at Vanderbilt University is currently accepting applications for exhibition.
The call is available on CaFE and exhibitions will be scheduled for 2015 - 2016. Artists will apply individually but jury committee may offer solo, duo and small group exhibits. The call is open to all mediums accept video and film. Application fee is $25.00 and can be found at callforentry.org.
Visit www.vanderbilt.edu/sarrattgallery for more information about the gallery.

Sarratt Gallery | Vanderbilt University

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Home. Sarratt Gallery is located in the main lobby of the Sarratt Student Center. Gallery Hours are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday and Sunday. During the summer months, as well as holiday and semester breaks, the gallery closes at 4:30 p.m. each weekday and…

Oct 20th 8:25pm • No Comments

This Friday is our second FREE Creation Station event of the semester from 6-10 in the Sarratt Art Studios! We have 4 spots remaining! Below is the link to RSVP and an example of string art!

RSVP here: https://anchorlink.vanderbilt.edu/organization/sarrattartstudios/calendar/details/447307

Sep 22nd 10:09pm • No Comments