Class Schedule

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Class Schedule — September 2017 and Beyond

Silver Metal Clay Basics
Sunday, September 10, 2017
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Jonna’s Home Studio
Escondido, CA

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Learn many basic techniques for working with silver metal clay while creating several charms, small pendants or earring components in this workshop.  Techniques covered include rolling clay to a desired thickness, two-sided texturing, appliqué layering, use of molds, simple stone setting, decorating with syringe-type metal clay, kiln firing, firing with a small, hand-held torch, and finishing.

All skill levels.
$100 plus materials 
Contact Jonna at jonnafaulkner@gmail.com for questions or to register.

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Open Studio
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Jonna’s Home Studio
Escondido, CA

Every month I host an open studio day for a maximum of 8 students. This provides an opportunity for participants to work on their own projects using my equipment.  Of course, I will be on hand to answer questions and help students on an individual basis.  Given sufficient notice, I can also demonstrate specific metal clay and other jewelry-making techniques.  If you’re interested, please register early as there’s usually a wait list for these sessions.

All skill levels.
$100 plus materials as needed
Contact Jonna at jonnafaulkner@gmail.com for questions or to register.

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Wrap Your Wrist in Silver, Gold, Color and Sparkle
Saturday & Sunday, October 7 & 8, 2017

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Pat Weilbacher’s Studio
Arroyo Grande, CA

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In this workshop, each student will make beautiful panels of fine silver to create a dramatic bracelet.  Decorations on the panels are maker’s choice.  You can embellish with pearls, small cabochons, flat-backed treasures, cubic zirconia or other sparkly stones that can withstand the heat of the kiln, and accents of 24k gold.  In my case, “more is more,” and I’ve included everything in my sample but you get to choose in creating your bracelet.

Some silver metal clay experience preferred.
$185 plus materials 
Contact Pat Weilbacher at 805-598-9030 for questions or to register.

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Open Studio
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Jonna’s Home Studio
Escondido, CA

Every month I host an open studio day for a maximum of 8 students. This provides an opportunity for participants to work on their own projects using my equipment.  Of course, I will be on hand to answer questions and help students on an individual basis.  Given sufficient notice, I can also demonstrate specific metal clay and other jewelry-making techniques.  If you’re interested, please register early as there’s usually a wait list for these sessions.

All skill levels.
$100 plus materials as needed
Contact Jonna at jonnafaulkner@gmail.com for questions or to register.

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Wrap Your Wrist in Silver, Gold, Color and Sparkle
Saturday & Sunday, October 28 & 29, 2017

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Jonna’s Home Studio
Escondido, CA

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In this workshop, each student will make beautiful panels of fine silver to create a dramatic bracelet.  Decorations on the panels are maker’s choice.  You can embellish with pearls, small cabochons, flat-backed treasures, cubic zirconia or other sparkly stones that can withstand the heat of the kiln, and accents of 24k gold.  In my case, “more is more,” and I’ve included everything in my sample but you get to choose in creating your bracelet.

Some silver metal clay experience preferred.
$185 plus materials 
Contact Jonna at jonnafaulkner@gmail.com for questions or to register.

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Open Studio
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Jonna’s Home Studio
Escondido, CA

Every month I host an open studio day for a maximum of 8 students. This provides an opportunity for participants to work on their own projects using my equipment.  Of course, I will be on hand to answer questions and help students on an individual basis.  Given sufficient notice, I can also demonstrate specific metal clay and other jewelry-making techniques.  If you’re interested, please register early as there’s usually a wait list for these sessions.

All skill levels.
$100 plus materials as needed
Contact Jonna at jonnafaulkner@gmail.com for questions or to register.

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Silver Metal Clay Basics
Saturday, November 18, 2017
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Jonna’s Home Studio
Escondido, CA

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Learn many basic techniques for working with silver metal clay while creating several charms, small pendants or earring components in this workshop.  Techniques covered include rolling clay to a desired thickness, two-sided texturing, appliqué layering, use of molds, simple stone setting, decorating with syringe-type metal clay, kiln firing, firing with a small, hand-held torch, and finishing.

All skill levels.
$100 plus materials 
Contact Jonna at jonnafaulkner@gmail.com for questions or to register.

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Open Studio
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Jonna’s Home Studio
Escondido, CA

Every month I host an open studio day for a maximum of 8 students. This provides an opportunity for participants to work on their own projects using my equipment.  Of course, I will be on hand to answer questions and help students on an individual basis.  Given sufficient notice, I can also demonstrate specific metal clay and other jewelry-making techniques.  If you’re interested, please register early as there’s usually a wait list for these sessions.

All skill levels.
$100 plus materials as needed
Contact Jonna at jonnafaulkner@gmail.com for questions or to register.

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Two Worlds Collide: Copper Cuffs with Silver Metal Clay Embellishments
Saturday & Sunday, January 13 & 14, 2018
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Jonna’s Home Studio
Escondido, CA

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In this workshop, we will explore a variety of jewelry making techniques, beginning by patterning copper blanks in the rolling mill.  We will also discuss other ways of patterning the blanks for those who do not have easy access to a rolling mill.  After shaping the patterned copper into the cuff form, we’ll make silver metal clay embellishments to decorate the bracelets.  After firing and finishing the silver metal clay, we will rivet the pure silver decorations to the copper cuff.  Each bracelet will be unique and all will be beautiful.

All skill levels.
$185 plus materials 
Contact Jonna at jonnafaulkner@gmail.com for questions or to register.

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Open Studio
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Jonna’s Home Studio
Escondido, CA

Every month I host an open studio day for a maximum of 8 students. This provides an opportunity for participants to work on their own projects using my equipment.  Of course, I will be on hand to answer questions and help students on an individual basis.  Given sufficient notice, I can also demonstrate specific metal clay and other jewelry-making techniques.  If you’re interested, please register early as there’s usually a wait list for these sessions.

All skill levels.
$100 plus materials as needed
Contact Jonna at jonnafaulkner@gmail.com for questions or to register.

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To sign up for a class, request information about individualized instruction or join Jonna’s mailing list, please e-mail jonnafaulkner@gmail.com.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10 Responses to Class Schedule

  1. John E. Faulkner - Dad says:

    Thanks for keeping me up to date, Jonna

    Dad

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  3. Kamal says:

    Hi Jonna, The website is beautiful. I wondered if you have considered a class for bronze clay – without firing time. Since many of us have kilns at home, perhaps you could do a design/construction class and we can fire at home. Just a thought. Love you, Kamal

  4. Sylvia Jimenez says:

    I would also be interested in bronze clay but I don’t have a kiln.
    Sylvia Jimenez

    • Jonna Faulkner says:

      Hey, Sylvia, No worries! I have one and do firing for students at a minimal cost. I still think about the fabulous work you did in Pauline’s class. See you tomorrow!!! Big hugs, Jonna

      • Sylvia Jimenez says:

        Thank you for your kind compliment. I would love to take another class with Pauline some day.
        I am interested in a bronze clay class but unfortunately I am not available this weekend. Maybe next time around. I love the pendant you made!
        See you later today.

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  7. Sharan says:

    Had an awesome weekend at your studio! Loved the class and my classmates. Can’t wait until the next one. Big hugs,

    Sharan

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