Classes & Open Studio -
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Painting with Fire Studio offers a broad range of classes and workshops for all ages and skill levels. Sign up for a PWF express course and learn the basic technique of torch-fired enamel or take the Floral Cascade and learn how to enamel on brass, make your own headpins, and put together a personally handmade necklace. If you are not interested in the "hot" side of the store take a tour of the "cold" side where you can learn basic and advanced metalworking, learn how to wrap your own genuine sea glass or learn how to shape, rivet, and etch metal to make wearable art. We've also have a fully operating Lost Wax Casting are where you can carve pieces out of wax and then cast them into sterling silver. If you see something in the store you like we also make custom classes designed around your schedule.
We offer classes in:
- Torch-fired enameling on brass, copper, and iron and using decorative accents such as, 6/20 enamel, decals, and stencils
- Jewelry Making
- Wire and sea glass wrapping
- Riveting and cold connections
- Lost Wax Casting
And much more!
Open Studio - Starting October 2015 come join us every Thursday from 11:30 a.m. -8:30 p.m.. Mingle with like-minded people, create, and have a blast! Open studio time is provided for those who have taken a previous class with us, one of our Certified PWF teachers or have previous metalworking experience. However, please feel free to bring your friends to observe and chat. Spaces are limited so please call ahead to reserve your space. If Thursday is not a good day for you we also offer open studio by appointment. The enameling Open Studio is $12.50/ HOUR where we provide the basic set-up including the gas and any of the workshop enamels ( about 90 different colors). Just bring or buy your own metal. The metalworking studio is $15/ DAY where you have your own bench, bench tools, and flex shaft as well as access to all metalworking equipment such as Niagara metal shear, buffing machine, soldering stations, drill press, rolling mill, hydraulic press and other assorted tools. All you'll need to bring with you is your metal and disposables or purchase them at PWF. We also have many take home kits for any day that you can't make it to open studio :-)