Classes

  • Create a Sterling Ring with Silver Metal Clay $135 May 2022
    May 15, 1:00 PM – May 22, 4:30 PM
    Artisan Gallery 218, 218 5th St, West Des Moines, IA 50265, USA
    Beginning level class. This is a 2 week class on Sundays. The first Sunday you will design, plan and form your metal clay. The second Sunday you will shape your metal into a ring and give it a final polish.
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  • Ear Wires and Clasps $50  June 2022
    Tue, Jun 07
    Artisan Gallery 218
    Jun 07, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Artisan Gallery 218, 218 5th St, West Des Moines, IA 50265, USA
    Previous Wirework experience required
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  • Draw Along Studio Class for Kids 8-10 yrs
    Sat, Jun 11
    Artisan Gallery 218
    Jun 11, 12:00 PM – Aug 13, 2:00 PM
    Artisan Gallery 218, 218 5th St, West Des Moines, IA 50265, USA
    SORRY THIS CLASS IS NOW FULL. Class will be offered to 8 to 10 year olds and will be held on Saturday afternoons from 12-2 PM beginning on June 11th and continuing to August 13th for 10 consecutive Saturday classes. Cost $160 per student limited to 6 students.
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  • Intro to Etching on Metal $85  June 2022
    Sun, Jun 12
    Artisan Gallery 218
    Jun 12, 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM CDT
    Artisan Gallery 218, 218 5th St, West Des Moines, IA 50265, USA
    This fun and easy beginner class will teach you how to etch on metal using laser toner as the resist and ferric chloride as the etchant.
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  • Intro to Wire Working $47  June 2022
    Tue, Jun 14
    Artisan Gallery 218
    Jun 14, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Artisan Gallery 218, 218 5th St, West Des Moines, IA 50265, USA
    Learn how to design and construct a bracelet and a pair of earrings using basic wire working techniques: simple loops, wrapped loops, and attaching clasps and ear wires.
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  • Fold Forming with Copper $47  June 2022
    Tue, Jun 21
    West Des Moines
    Jun 21, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    West Des Moines, 218 5th St, West Des Moines, IA 50265, USA
    Beginner Class - Introduction to Fold Forming using a butane torch. Make either a pair of earrings or a pendant.
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  • Intro to Cold Connections/Riveting $60  June 2022
    Jun 26, 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM CDT
    Artisan Gallery 218, 218 5th St, West Des Moines, IA 50265, USA
    In this fun beginning class you will learn how to make and use rivets and eyelets to create a pair of earrings.
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  • Create a Sterling Ring with Silver Metal Clay $135  July 2022
    Jul 10, 1:00 PM – Jul 17, 4:30 PM
    Artisan Gallery 218, 218 5th St, West Des Moines, IA 50265, USA
    Beginning level class. This is a 2 week class on Sundays. The first Sunday you will design, plan and form your metal clay. The second Sunday you will shape your metal into a ring and give it a final polish.
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  • Intro to Bead Stringing $50 July 2022
    Tue, Jul 12
    Artisan Gallery 218
    Jul 12, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Artisan Gallery 218, 218 5th St, West Des Moines, IA 50265, USA
    In this class you will learn how to design and create a necklace using beads of your choice.
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  • Intro to Silver Soldering $70 July 2022
    Sun, Jul 24
    Artisan Gallery 218
    Jul 24, 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM
    Artisan Gallery 218, 218 5th St, West Des Moines, IA 50265, USA
    In this beginning class, you will learn how to safely handle a small butane torch to solder sterling silver wire to make links and join the links together to form a bracelet.
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  • Step Two The Classic Portrait - Getting a Likeness With Gin Lammert  $125
    May 21, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Artisan Gallery 218, 218 5th St, West Des Moines, IA 50265, USA
    This class builds on her Step One Class offered in March. Gin Lammert is best known for her ability to capture the likeness and essence of individuals in portrait work. Learn her technique for creating portraits using soft pastels.
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  • Intro to Bead Stringing $50 May 2022
    Tue, May 10
    Artisan Gallery 218
    May 10, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Artisan Gallery 218, 218 5th St, West Des Moines, IA 50265, USA
    In this class you will learn how to design and create a necklace
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