Lemont Center for the Arts

To enrich the cultural landscape of Lemont by fostering the production and appreciation of the arts.

Jewelry Classes

We are pleased to offer a variety of jewelry classes this summer.

Stamped Jewelry for Two!          Age level: 7+ (and Parent)

Kids and adults create art together!

This class offers the unique opportunity for some quality time with your child and a private lesson to create a hand stamped sterling silver pendant. Your creation will be one-of-a-kind. Your child will draw shapes and hand stamp words or phrases on the pendant for a timeless keepsake. This class requires no experience and all supplies and tools will be provided.

Date: By appointment on Fridays

Instructor: Heather Knies 708 829 3009

or heatherk28@comcast.net

Fee: $10 (materials for this project start at $35, chain not included)

I Love You Pendant - (c) Heather Knies

I Love You Pendant – (c) Heather Knies

 

Basic Wire Wrapping                                         Age Level: 12+

Create unique jewelry by learning basic wire wrapping techniques. All you need is your imagination, some simple tools, your favorite beads and the possibilities are endless. This class is great for beginners as an introduction to the art of jewelry. A supply list will be provided prior to class.

Date: June 15                                                   Time: 1-3 p.m.

Instructor: Heather Knies

Fee: $20

Wire Wrapping - (c)Heather Knies

Wire Wrapping – (c)Heather Knies

 

Stamped Jewelry is all the Rage!                     Age level: 12+

Create a copper and/or brass piece of jewelry using stamps, rivets, wire and chain. Capture important dates, kids’ names or memorable words or phrases. Stamping allows the artist to create personalized and unique pieces of wearable art that can be worn with pride or given as gifts. This class requires no experience and all supplies and tools will be provided for a nominal fee.

Date: June 22                                                   Time: 1-3 p.m.

Instructor: Heather Knies

Fee: $20 (plus $15/supplies payable to instructor at class)

Bloom – Stamped Pendant (c)Heather Knies

 

Domed Metal Earrings                                       Age level: 12+

You will learn to dome a metal disc (copper or brass) and then incorporate it into a pair of fun earrings. You can personalize it by texturing the metal and a adding a favorite bead. This class requires no experience and all supplies and tools will provided for a nominal fee.

Date: July 27                                                    Time: 1-3 p.m.

Instructor: Heather Knies

Fee: $20 (plus $10/supplies payable to instructor at class)

Domed Earrings – (c)Heather Knies

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This entry was posted on May 17, 2012 by in Uncategorized.

This program is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.