weekly classes

Student work images are found within each weekly class gallery

*CO-VID 19 update - my FALL quarter classes are currently scheduled to start October 12, 2020. For the latest Spruill class info please go to:

www.spruillarts.org

Updated: 9/13/2020

Beginning Jewelry and Metalsmithing

 

  • Come learn the art of jewelry and metals in a fun, relaxed,  focused and encouraging environment.

  • Project-based instruction! Projects change every quarter. A bezel setting for a cabochon covered every quarter.

  • Learn the basic techniques of jewelry fabrication and metalsmithing by making pieces such as earrings, bracelets, pendants, and rings. Students will learn hard silver soldering with a torch, piercing, finishing, forming, forging, and bezel stone setting.

  • $270 non-member

  • 3 hour 20 min. class weekly- 9 weeks 

 

  • Thursday nights -Thursday, October 15, 2020 to December 17, 2020. Exception date: 11/26/2020

  • 6:20 pm to 9:40 pm

  • Thursday mornings- Thursday, October 15, 2020 to December 17, 2020. Exception date: 11/26/2020

  • 10 am to 1:20 pm

 

Beyond the Basics

 

  • The next step in utilizing and reinforcing beginning skills and adding new techniques

  • Reticulation, keumboo, tube setting, hydraulic press, step-bezels, cold connections, spiculums, wire construction are just some of the additional techniques that we explore while adding additional fabrication and soldering skills.

  • $270 non-member

  • 3 hour 20 min. class weekly- 9 weeks

 

  • Monday night -  Monday, October 12, 2020 to December 14, 2020. Exception date: 11/23/2020

  • 6:20 pm to 9:40 pm

  • Monday morning-  Monday, October 12, 2020 to December 14, 2020. Exception date: 11/23/2020

  • 10 am to 1:20 pm

 

 

Advanced Jewelry Design and Fabrication

 

  • Gain confidence and satisfaction in your work by deepening your skills and focusing on personal aesthetic through one-on-one guidance on your independent projects as well as design/technique projects, group discussions and class demonstrations. Topics will include design, the creative process, taking your work to the next level, technical developments, and making a living as an artist.

  • $300 non-member

  • 3 hour class weekly- 10 weeks​

  • Tuesday night - Tuesday,  October 13, 2020 to December 15, 2020. Exception date: 11/24/2020

  • 6:20 pm to 9:40 pm

 

 

  • Tuesday morning - Tuesday,  October 13, 2020 to December 15, 2020. Exception date: 11/24/2020

  • 10 am to 1:20 pm

All photography by Joanne M Hernandez. Except those with *, which are by Bart Caston.

All designs, art objects and fabrications by Joanne M Hernandez, and she reserves ALL OF HER RIGHTS, except for works labeled "student work" which were created and belong to the specific individuals, including as well as any other artists, individuals, businesses, institutions, etc. We need some team work to make the dream work.

©2014- 2020 by Joanne M Hernandez.