January 31 - March 21
Class Description

In this 8 session introductory wax working class, you will learn to complete designs utilizing different wax carving and forming techniques. You will start by designing and carving a ring in hard wax while learning to use files, burs, and carving tools for subtractive sculpting. Further projects will introduce soft wire and sheet wax, modeling methods, joining, and hot tools. After having your designs cast in metal, you will be introduced to metal finishing skills including casting clean-up and patina.

This course is open to beginning students. Introductory jewelry techniques will be taught.

Metal casting for this class is outsourced and will be the responsibility of the student.

Maximum class size 12 students.

Taught by MJ Tyson
Prices for Classes
All students receive a 50% discount on hourly and daily bench rentals throughout the duration of their course.
Refunds & Credit

Withdrawals from class 7 days prior to the start of the class will receive a full refund for the class minus a 5% processing fee. If cancellation occurs 3-6 days prior to the class, we will provide a 50% refund. Cancellations 48 hours or less receive a 25% refund. Refunds will not be provided for no-shows or same-day cancellations.

We do not refund tuition for classes that students miss due to their own circumstances. Students enrolled in multi-session studio courses (excluding workshops and intensives) may make-up missed class sessions during open studio hours for up to two weeks after the last class meeting.

We reserve the right to cancel or discontinue any class, in which case you may choose to receive a refund, apply the class credit towards a different course, or receive a tuition credit for future use. Tuition credits are valid for up to one year. Refunds will be issued within 30 days.