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Saturday, August 8th | 10:00AM-1:00PM | Metalsmith Techniques: A Foundation Course

Saturday, August 8th | 10:00AM-1:00PM | Metalsmith Techniques: A Foundation Course


Are you a jewelry designer ready to take the next step into metalsmithing? This techniques class, with a maximum of four students, will have you using metals hand tools such as a saw, bench pin, files, texture hammers and more.  Learn about safety,  metal gauge and "hardness," and basic design using copper sheet. Although this is a techniques class, most students complete one or two basic designs.

Please note: Soldering is not included in this class. Please bring a pair of safety glasses or purchase from the instructor ($5). 

This class is appropriate for ages 16+. 

This class will take place at Studio 34 Creative Arts Learning Center, located at 34 Elton St, Rochester, NY 14607 Suite 202. The studio is located on the second floor of the largest of the three brick buildings on Elton St. Please use the entrance on the right side of the building under the awning labeled #34. Additional parking is located at the corner of Atlantic and Elton.

About the teacher:
Marilynne Lipshutz is the executive director of Studio 34 Creative Arts Center, located in Rochester's Neighborhood of the Arts for more than 16 years. Marilynne retired as a psychotherapist and took up glass blowing, glass fusing, and casting as a hobby which grew into a successful teaching studio, now home to 28 local faculty and visiting artists from around the globe.

For details on our class cancellation policy, parking, and more please visit our FAQs.