Class Schedule

Sparks Studio of Creative Arts 509 W. Main St. Arlington, TX  76010

Introduction to Soldering - Sign Up and Pay for Class

Friday Evening  4/19/19

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM  Class Fee $95   All supplies are furnished. 

Learn to Tackle the Torch. If you’ve ever wanted to work with metal but are intimidated by the torch, this is the class for you.  In this beginning solder class you will learn to cut, file, texture, patina and solder while designing and creating a unique pendant using sterling silver and copper.  All you need to bring is your imagination. Class fee includes: Sterling silver, copper, sterling components, copper wire, jump rings, 20” sterling chain, use of torch and all tools needed to complete your unique creation.  Feel free to bring your own tools clearly marked with your name. 

We are offering an “Early Bird Special” of $85 if you sign up by 4/15/19.

 

More Colorful Fun With Enamel  Sign Up and Pay for Class

Friday Evening 3/22/19

6:00 pm - 9:00pm  Class Fee $85

We are offering an “Early Bird Special” of $75 if you sign up by 3/4/19

Enameling on copper is a hot technique! You will learn the techniques of applying powdered glass onto copper and see the magic of enamel come alive.  This class will show you how to prepare the copper, apply enamels and torch fire your pieces to create your own wearable art. The class fee includes copper, enamel, chain, use of torch and all tools needed to complete your colorful creations.  Feel free to bring your own tools clearly marked with your name. Just show up with your imagination and a love for color.

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Introduction to Electro Etching Sign Up and Pay for Class

TBD  $90  All supplies are furnished.

This class will teach you how to etch copper using a common household battery.  This eliminates the need for messy chemicals.  Etching is a great way to add depth and dimension to your copper jewelry. You will create a beautiful piece of jewelry while learning a clean and chemical free technique to etch copper.  You will also texture, sand, file, patina and finish your etched piece so it is ready to show off.   The class fee includes copper, leather cord, and use of instructor’s tools. Each student will get to keep the electro etching kit you use in class. All you need to bring is the desire to learn something new and have fun creating your own piece of jewelry.

 

Bezel Making and Stone Setting - Sign up and Pay for Class

TBD  $120 

Take your jewelry to the next level! You will design a sterling silver pendent, make a bezel that custom fits a cabochon which is soldered onto the pendent and then set the stone to create a one of a kind necklace.  You will impress yourself with your new skill! Prior soldering experience is necessary.  All materials and supplies provided. Materials include sterling silver sheet, fine silver bezel wire, sterling silver chain, and cabochon. Feel free to bring your own tools clearly marked with your name.

 

Spinner Ring - Sign up and Pay for Class

 TBD  $90 All supplies are furnished.

Round and Round! Come take a spin. Learn to make spinner rings! You will create a sterling silver and copper spinner ring that is fun to wear. Your friends will be impressed! Basic soldering knowledge is required. All materials and supplies provided. Supplies include: Sterling silver sheet and Copper sheet, use of torch and all tools needed to complete your Spinner ring.  Feel free to bring your own tools clearly marked with your name.