Workshops

Introductory Metalsmithing Workshops

Discover how to create metal adornments using tools and materials that you can easily utilize at home. Two separate workshops will take place, one on June 29th and one on the 30th. Both are designed for complete beginners who would…

Experimental Enamel on Steel

This workshop will cover various enameling techniques for mild steel, including steel champlevé, ground coat applications, and alternative steel materials, such as whiteboard and enamelware. Metalsmithing techniques for steel will be introduced, such as piercing and scoring and bending, but…

Session 6 Metals: Cloisonné Enameling & Haiku

Cloisonné enameling is essentially drawing with wires and filling in around them with glass. Several processes will be discussed and demonstrated, but cloisonné will be the primary technique covered. It can be simple or complex. Everyone will learn how to…

Session 4 Metals: From Ferrous to Fine: Steel for Jewelers

This workshop focuses on using steel, typically considered a non-precious metal, to fabricate jewelry and small sculptures. Participants will learn about the working properties of steel and what makes it similar yet different from working with non-ferrous or precious metals….

Session 1 Metals: The Goohaus

Jillian Moore will share her methods for creating lush, dynamic surfaces in non-traditional materials gleaned from nearly two decades of studio research. Participants in this workshop will use slow curing epoxy resin as a jumping off point with additional time…

Mi-Sook Hur: Mastering Drawing: A Creative Journey on Vitreous Enameled Copper

In this exciting two-part drawing-focused enameling workshop, you’ll have the chance to learn essential techniques such as line drawing, shading, perspective, anatomy, composition, toning, layering, and texture rendering. Explore practical ways of drawing with ink, pencil, and brushes, creating expressive…

Kristina Glick: The Alchemy of Copper Oxides: Two Enamels, Infinite Colors

This workshop will explore the dynamic interaction between white and clear liquid enamel, copper, and heat. The range of colors you can create using just these two enamels and the naturally occurring oxides in your metal will amaze you! We…

Mokume Gane Boxes: Patterning to Patinas

Mokume Gane Boxes: Patterning to Patinas In-person at Touchstone Center for Crafts, western Pennsylvania June 24-28, 2024 Mokume gane is an ancient Japanese technique that uses fused layers of different metals to form organic patterns. Starting with fused mokume gane…

Pocosin Arts June Online Workshops

Live demonstrations led by experienced artists, from the comfort of your home. All workshops are interactive, and are recorded for viewing at your own pace. Participants have recording access for 45 days. Nanette Pengelley – Intro to Sand Casting w/…

Pocosin Arts May Online Workshops

Eric Burris – Mini-furnace Mokume Gane May 1 & 8, 3:00 – 5:00 pm ET Jan Harrell – DIY Screen making for Enamelist & others May 2 & 9, 12:00 – 2:00 pm ET Katy Cassell – Electroforming + Enameling…

Peters Valley School of Craft Jewelry & Metal Workshops

Join us in the beautiful Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area for immersive, hands-on jewelry and metal workshops. This year’s line-up includes vessels, enameling, casting, scrimshaw, chasing & repousse’, bezels, tool making, engraving, solder and much more! Amazingly talented instructors…

Fluent in Japanese? Study mitsuro hikime with me in Japan.

I am looking for someone to join me as a fellow student and translator at a three-day mitsuro hikime workshop in Tokyo, Japan. Our arrangement could be that I pay for the course for you, and in return you help…

Pocosin’s 2024 Summer On Campus Workshops

Session 1: June 3 – 7 Enameling on 3-D Forms Sarah Perkins sold out Session2: June 10 – 14 Practical Chasing and Repoussé Jeff de Boer Session3: June 17-21 Lasercut Landscapes Kelly Jean Conroy Session4: June 24 – 28 Micro-sculpture:…

The Nuts & Bolts of Running Your Business

The Furniture Society has launched two series of virtual professional development programs that offer insights, guidance, and practices for all levels of makers, giving you the information and tools you need to advance your career and business. SNAG members receive…

Jewelry/Metal Arts Workshops at the Mendocino Art Center

Registration for our summer 2022 jewelry/metal arts workshops is open, and we are excited to welcome folks back to our studio by the sea! Visit our website for more information on course offerings, or get in touch for information on…

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