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October-December Classes Are Here—Get Your Guide

By Cathy Niland | 08.07.2021

The fall is fast approaching which means October-December classes are about to open for early member registration. You can start exploring our upcoming classes before they go on sale this Tuesday, August 10. Browse rare finds like Forge Your Own Blacksmithing Tools, Indigo Dyeing and Shibori, and Spoon Carving By Hand. And our ornament-making, family-friendly classes return this November and December. Plus, don’t miss your chance to explore our Foundry department in the return of Foundry I: Ceramic Shell Process.

Guide To October-December 2021 Classes

If you’re not a member, public registration will go live the following Tuesday, August 17. But of course, that means your favorite class could fill up! Not only do members get first dibs on newly released classes, but they also get 10% off class tuition—always! And if you have your eyes on an upcoming lab session, those are a member-exclusive perk as well.

Become a member by registering online and your benefits will go into effect right away: Tap into your new VIP status to ensure you always get a spot in your favorite classes.

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Check out these October-December rare and popular classes

If you see something you like, make sure you register ASAP!

Guide To oct-dec 2021 Classes

Contemporary Embossing

You will learn to emboss using a traditional press, exploring a variety of materials and both traditional and experimental techniques.

Guide To oct-dec 2021 Classes

Exploring Liquid Enamels

Originally formulated to glaze steel in the 1800s, liquid enamels are referred to as industrial or porcelain enamels because of their similarity to ceramic glazes.

Exploration in Chainmaking

This class covers the classical skills needed to make woven and Etruscan chains.

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Forge Your Own Blacksmithing Tools

Learn techniques in double striking, heat-treating, and the power hammer, while making a punch and hammerhead.

Guide To oct dec 2021 Classes

Glass Flameworked Pendant

After a basic introduction to melting and shaping borosilicate glass with an oxy-propane torch, create elegant, organic and beautiful pendants for holiday gifting or for your own adornment.

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Indigo Dyeing and Shibori

Create unique patterns with natural indigo dye by using shibori techniques like folding, tying, and binding resist.

Guide To Oct Dec 2021 Classes

Metal Clay Forms From Nature

Create beautiful fine silver jewelry such as pendants, earrings, or charms from real leaves using metal art clay and paste!

Guide To Oct Dec 2021 Classes

Mexican Tin Nichos

Using the process of Hojalata (Tin Art) you will make a colorful and highly ornate wall shrine.

Guide To Oct Dec 2021 Classes

Sheet Metal Forming with Evan Wilcox

Learn how to form sheet metal into tanks, fenders, and fairings, using gas-aluminum welding, a planishing hammer, an English wheel, and hand forming tools.

Guide To Oct Dec 2021 Classes

Wooden Toy

Build a unique, customizable wooden toy! Learn to safely use woodworking tools and machines, then complete your project with colorful, foodsafe finishes.

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Crucible members get perks!

Members get early access to class registration, 10% off class tuition and Crucible merch, invitations to exclusive events, unique member gifts, and more.

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Family ornament-making classes return this fall

Join us this November & December for family-friendly ornament-making classes, just in time for the holidays! Parents and guardians with children ages 12 and up are welcome to register with their kids.

This is your chance to explore industrial arts together as a family. Don’t wait —register before these special classes fill up.

Enamel Ornaments

Layer colored opaque glass in stenciled designs over a pre-cut copper shape to make an enameled ornament to cherish for generations.

Cast Ornaments

Carve your designs into resin bonded sand to make a sand mold, then watch as molten aluminum is poured to fill your mold.

Ceramic Ornaments

Glaze your own ornaments to give to your loved ones! Pick from pre-fired ornaments to paint and glaze.

Glass Fused Ornaments

Learn to cut glass and assemble it into beautiful hanging glass fused ornaments.

Glass Flameworked Ornaments

Create elegant, icicle-inspired ornaments or miniature candy canes ideal for holiday gifting or for your own ornament collection.

Mexican Tin Ornaments

Learn to tool aluminum and create unique tin ornaments inspired by repujado and hojalata from Mexico.

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Youth Fall Weekend Classes

Your youth student can get creative this fall in one of our Saturday-Sunday youth classes.

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Still waiting for your dream class to come back?

Some of our departments are not yet ready to reopen, so please bear with us as we continue to adapt our studio. As always, you can register to be notified when your class becomes available using our Notify Me Form.

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3-Hour Tasters

Not ready to commit to a full class session? Try out one of our departments during a 3-Hour Taster class.

Running November 13 & 14 and December 11 & 12
Saturdays and Sundays, 10am-1pm and 2-5pm

Level Up Your Learning

Continuing level classes are your opportunity to keep developing in a department of your choosing.

Enameling II

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Work with master enamel artist Judy Stone to further develop the skills learned in Enameling I, including torch firing, basic enamel painting, and working with precious metals and...

Cloisonne

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Hone your artistic skills with renowned enamel artist Roberta Smith and the intricate, scientific process of cloisonné enameling. Use the rich, subtle, and distinctive colors of...

Glass Beads II

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This intermediate class explores new bead making skills, tools, and materials. Shape beads into hearts, flowers, or animals. Experiment with new techniques, including drawing with...

Raku

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Learn basic handbuilding techniques and play with a variety of raku decorating techniques. Raku firings, where ceramic pieces are taken out of the kiln glowing hot and placed in an...

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