Glass Art: Vitrigraph Stringers (1 weekend)

Painting with glass. Learn how to shape and manoeuvre a stream of flowing glass "stringers" from a vitrigraph kiln. Kiln safety, setup and loading are integral components of this course. Each student will complete a one-of-a-kind vitrigraph painting and/or functional piece of glass art to be picked up the following week.

1 Weekend Workshop
Saturday and Sunday: 9:00am - 4:30pm
Oct. 28th to Oct. 29th
Room 117 - RJD Williams Building
221 Cumberland Ave N (the old School for the Deaf)
$475 includes all materials

Instructor: Elisabeth & Bob Miller of Fractured Glass Studio

Silversmithing: Basic Skills for Silver Jewelry (1 weekend)

Design and create your own silver jewelry while learning the basics of using traditional hand tools.

This workshop covers:

  • Annealing and soldering
  • Using a jewelers saw
  • Layout, drilling holes, measuring etc
  • Using a rolling mill
  • Testuring; by hand, burs, rolling mill etc
  • Tool care
  • Finishing and polishing
  • Design concepts with a slide show of some contemporary jewelers pieces
  • Safety in the jewelry studio

1 Weekend Workshop
Saturday and Sunday: 9:00am - 4:30pm
Oct. 21 and Oct. 22
Room 117 - RJD Williams Building
221 Cumberland Ave N (the old School for the Deaf)

$175 - tuition
$175 - tool kit (paid for at the time of registration)
$50 - silver (paid for at the time of registration)

Instructor: Doug Frey

Silversmithing: Advanced Skills for Silver Jewelry (1 weekend workshop)

Prerequisite: Silversmithing: Basic Skills for Silver Jewelry
Comparable experience will be considered, please contact the program. community.arts@usask.ca

Design a more complex piece of one-of-a-kind silver jewelry building on skills from the beginner class with a focus on finishing your design. Techniques for making simple settings and how to secure gemstones and pearls will be introduced.

1 Weekend Workshop
Saturday and Sunday: 9:00am - 4:30pm
Nov. 4 and Nov. 5
Room 117 - RJD Williams Building
221 Cumberland Ave N (the old School for the Deaf)

$175 - tuition
$50 - silver (paid for at the time of registration)

Instructor: Doug Frey