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Metal Tag Earrings, Jewelry Workshop at Petaluma Arts Center

“The Best of Luck to You”, brass tags, glass, anodized aluminum on niobium ear wires

“The Best of Luck to You”, brass tags, glass, anodized aluminum on niobium ear wires

Session 4: May 19, “Metal Tag Jewelry”: Earrings, 10-2pm
Saving the best for last in the jewelry classes, Metal Tag Jewelry uses all the fundamentals of jewelry making. Students create earrings in brass or copper, using all the fun tools from a jewelry bench. Students learn to file, sand and stamp designs in metals. Oh, the earrings you’ll create! All tools and materials are provided by instructor.  A light vegetarian lunch will also be provided. 

Artist Denise Ward has been designing jewelry for over 25 years. Her work is sold in contemporary crafts galleries, museum gift shops, and stores on the West Coast, as well as The Kennedy Center for Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. Inspired by the ancient jewelry designs, her jewelry reflects antiquity in a modern mood with bright colors and intriguing imagery. Each piece is handcrafted by Ward from earrings to cufflinks. Denise Ward also teaches jewelry design, currently instructing future jewelers at Spring Hill Montessori School and Cinnabar Elementary School, Art Escape in Sonoma and Petaluma Arts Center.

Contact Denise Ward: dwardclasses@gmail.com, website: www.wardworksart.com

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to Jun 6

Summer Art Camps for Kids at Petaluma Arts Center and Art Escape Sonoma

Jewelry Art Camp for Kids at Petaluma Arts Center

Students will make bracelets, necklaces, pendants and more. They will enjoy learning how to use jewelers’ tools and tool safety, and working with copper, brass, stones and mixed materials. There is lots to make in this 4-day camp, with fun projects every day! For the experienced and the novice, everyone will learn new jewelry design and metalsmith techniques.  Students should wear old clothing and bring a lunch. Healthy nut free snacks will be provided. All tools and materials provided.

Contact Denise Ward: dwardclasses@gmail.com or visit her website:  www.wardworksart.com

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Jewelry Classes with Denise Ward at Petaluma Arts Center

“Color Pencil on Metal”: Pendants and Earrings

$125/members, $115/members

A beautiful new way to color metal, color pencil designs on copper or brass. Students will design a pendant and earrings using art tools: gesso, fixatives and color pencils will set their designs. Students will get an elementary jewelry design class on earrings. Working with jewelry tools and materials to create a new art work in the smallest of forms.  All tools and materials are provided by instructor.

A light vegetarian lunch will also be provided. 

18+ Adults Seniors        Time: 10:00-2:00

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