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Silversmithing - RP01300

The beginner silversmith will work with copper and sterling silver to learn techniques including chasing, sawing, filing, soldering and polishing. Each student has the opportunity to complete a band ring, pair of earrings or pendant. Returning students who have satisfactorily completed the beginning course requirements may work on other projects with the approval of the instructors. Silver, extra copper and stones must be purchased, as needed, for each project at an additional fee. Students may be permitted to repeat classes provided their activity is consistent with regular class routine. Students must furnish their own basic tools or purchase ($37) them the first night of class. Please go to www.WestSuburbanLapidaryClub.com (click on School) for more information on projects and required tools.

  Activity Description Dates Times Days Locations Ages Fees: R/NR or M/NM  
RP01300-01
Silversmithing
03/20/2017 -05/22/2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
M
Crestview Park Recreation Building
16 years and up
$90.00/$113.00

Cutting & Polishing Stones - RP01301

This class is designed for all levels of experience. Beginners will learn to cut and polish various shapes. Returning students who have satisfactorily completed the beginning course requirements may work on other projects with the approval of the instructors. Some material will be available for purchase. The fee includes a protective apron and stones. Please go to www.WestSuburbanLapidaryClub.org (click on School) for more information on projects and required tools.

  Activity Description Dates Times Days Locations Ages Fees: R/NR or M/NM  
RP01301-01
Cutting & Polishing Stones
03/21/2017 -05/23/2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tu
Crestview Park Recreation Building
16 years and up
$90.00/$113.00

Wire Jewelry - RP01302

Create beautiful custom jewelry using wire, beads and cabochons. No solder, glue, fire, machinery or dangerous chemicals will be used. You will learn basic wire jewelry techniques including hand tool usage, wirewrap, use of wire jig, making components, adding beads and cabochons. You will create rings, chains, bracelets and earrings with and without stones or beads. Wire, stones and beads must be purchased, as needed, for each project at an additional fee. Students may be permitted to repeat classes and work on more advanced techniques provided their activity is consistent with regular class routine. Students must furnish their own basic tools (file, pliers, etc.) or purchase ($36) them the first night of class. Please go to www.WestSuburbanLapidaryClub.org (click on School) for more information on projects and required tools.

  Activity Description Dates Times Days Locations Ages Fees: R/NR or M/NM  
RP01302-01
Wire Jewelry
03/22/2017 -04/19/2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
W
Crestview Park Recreation Building
16 years and up
$40.00/$50.00
RP01302-02
Wire Jewelry
04/26/2017 -05/24/2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
W
Crestview Park Recreation Building
16 years and up
$40.00/$50.00

Recreating the Masters - RP01305

Art schools have for many years encouraged student to copy the works of Masters as a way to experience the techniques and colors they used. We will be doing the same! Everyone can do this and you will amaze yourself! WE will be working in acrylics, on canvas. All materials will be provided, as well as information about the artist, his life, history and other works. The March class will be painting "Trees Before Trees" by Kipniss and the April class will recreate "Morning Sun" by Arthur Dove.

  Activity Description Dates Times Days Locations Ages Fees: R/NR or M/NM  
RP01305-02
Arthur Dove
04/21/2017 -04/21/2017
9:30 am -11:30 am
F
The Abbey
18 years and up
$15.00/$20.00

Spring Shadow Box - RP01306

Get ready for spring in this fun and relaxing class. You'll make a rose flower arrangement out of spiral cut paper and mount it within an 8x10 wood shadow box. This project is easy enough for anyone to do and you'll leave with a beautiful piece of artwork to decorate your home.

  Activity Description Dates Times Days Locations Ages Fees: R/NR or M/NM  
RP01306-01
Spring Shadow Box
04/06/2017 -04/06/2017
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Th
The Abbey
18 and up
$34.00/$39.00

Ceramic Fairy House - RP01307

This ceramic fairy house will add joy to any garden. It can also be used on a table as a fun piece of home decor. You will paint your fairy house with ceramic paints and then it will be taken to be fired. Pieces will be available to pick up at The Abbey a week after class. This is a great way to learn some basic ceramic painting or get creative with painting skills you may already have.

  Activity Description Dates Times Days Locations Ages Fees: R/NR or M/NM  
RP01307-01
Ceramic Fairy House
05/18/2017 -05/18/2017
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Th
The Abbey
18 and up
$34.00/$39.00

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