Winter 2020 Metals II Classes (Instructor: Daniel Valencia)
- Tuesdays 11am-2pm 12/1/20 thru 1/19/21 OR
- Tuesdays 6pm-9pm 12/1/20 thru 1/19/21 OR
- Saturdays 9am-12pm 12/5/20 thru 1/23/21 OR
- Sundays 1pm-4pm 12/6/20 thru 1/24/21 OR
Late-Winter 2021 Metals II Classes (Instructor: Daniel Valencia)
- Tuesdays 11am-2pm 2/2/21 thru 3/23/21 OR
- Tuesdays 6pm-9pm 2/2/21 thru 3/23/21 OR
- Saturdays 9am-12pm 2/6/21 thru 3/27/21 OR
- Sundays 1pm-4pm 2/7/21 thru 3/28/21 OR
Special Intensive (3) Day Metal I and Metal II classes available in late August. Limited size, register now.
To see description of workshops and to register go to the Workshop page. Masks will be worn during sessions, if you do not have a mask one will be provided. Gloves will be worn when using common equipment. If you do not have gloves a pair will be provided. Benches have been spaced out, with plexiglass installed, and the studio will be cleaned after each session. Demos will be shown on a big screen.
Registration for summer workshops and Fall classes open now. Classes are limited to just (7) students, register now.
Summer classes begin week of 6/25/20 Masks will be worn during sessions, if you do not have a mask one will be provided. Gloves will be worn when using common equipment. If you do not have gloves a pair will be provided. Benches have been spaced out, with plexiglass installed, and the studio will be cleaned after each session. Demos will be shown on a big screen.
Prerequisite: Metal I or comparable experience. Metals II has different projects each semester. Students have creative freedom in the execution of these projects. Explore further the techniques introduced in Metal I. Forging, fusing, hollow forms, and advanced stone setting are the focus. All Metal II students learn to flush set faceted stones. Practice heavy bezel settings with hammer and punch. Fabricate hollow rings, Develop and create your own ideas. Metal II students are encouraged to attend open studio sessions each Sunday 9-1, free of charge.
$510/8 weeks plus $75 materials fee (includes sterling and semi precious stones) Total: $585.00
Classes are filled on a first come first serve basis.
– We can only hold your place upon payment in full.
– You can register by email, mail, or in person. Checks payable to Jewelryclassdc. Credit card or PayPal payments accepted via online registration.
Open Studio Added Hours!
Non-directed studio time is available 9am–1 pm every Sunday, and every Tuesday 2-6 pm during the regular 8 week session for Metal II, and Metal III students or students with equivalent experience. Students work on their own designs. Visiting metalsmiths will enjoy the use of a completely equipped studio featuring forming tools, bench shear, rolling mills, ultrasonic, steam cleaner, dual tank torches, microscopes, power gravers, laser, hydraulic press, and much more.
Space is limited, available on a first come first served basis. To reserve an Open Studio session, you must send a request to firstname.lastname@example.org in advance.
Current Metal II, and Metal III students may sign up for Open Studio free of charge.
Private Instruction is available. For fees and to discuss your design ideas, contact Daniel Valencia.
1502 Massachusetts Ave. SE
Washington, DC 20003