If your schedule doesn’t permit you to commit to a class of 6-weekly sessions, then this intensive 3-day workshop is for you. Students will explore the art of jewelry design and metalsmithing from start to finish. Topics covered include design considerations, the various metals used in jewelry, basic metalsmithing tools and their uses. Thursday through Saturday, March 10-12.
Brookfield Craft Center is pleased to welcome legendary woodturner Jimmy Clewes to our turning studio for a full-day demo. Jimmy will share his outstanding techniques with turning enthusiasts, and allow them to get an up-close look at his bag of tricks on the lathe. Lunch is included during a mid-day break. Saturday, May 7 9a – 5p: space is limited to 25 participants.
We’re happy to announce the return of blacksmithing and bladesmithing to our curriculum. Accomplished blacksmith Matthew Parkinson and master bladesmith Joe Szilaski share their talents with you in these weekend workshops in our forge.
Create beautiful pieces in glass while learning from one of our masters of the craft, David Licata. Work with torches and fire, melt glass, and learn to create colorful artwork. Three courses are being offered: sign up now!
More ways to build your skills on the weekend! Learn metal surface etching and wireweaving techniques with Gina Dunlap and Joy Raskin, two of our most popular jewelry instructors.
Work on new woodturning skills with talented craftsmen Jim Degen and Keith Tompkins. Space in each class is limited to 6 students, so sign up soon to save your spot.
This class is for students who have recently taken a beginning level class and want to continue with bowl turning, or students who have turned in the past. All aspects of bowl turning will be covered: lathe safety, wood preparation, tool selection and use, basic design, sanding and finishing. A great way to brush up on your woodturning skills!
In this workshop, Morgan HK Schwartz will demonstrate proper techniques of flameworking borosilicate glass. Flower pendants, implosions, marbles, honeycombs, and working with dichroic glass are some of the skills that will be covered. Beginners welcome!
NC Black’s Andréa Kennington and master engraver Les Bryant return to our metals studio with another chance for you to learn their special techniques. Advanced students can really build skills in this intensive workshop–register now!
We have two jewelry classes starting this week: one on Wednesday mornings and the other on Thursday evenings. Both of these classes are appropriate for beginners: begin exploring the endlessly fascinating journey of creating a wearable work of art!
We have a variety of classes available for everyone, beginner to expert, at Brookfield Craft Center. We want to know what interests you most so we can serve you better in the future.
Take this poll and let us know which craft medium inspires you!
With the new year underway, why not celebrate by learning something new? We have plenty of classes and workshops coming up that are geared for beginners; take a look and register online!