Learn how to use the torch to fuse glass to metal! Working on copper, you will learn the basics of how the enamel medium works and how to fuse using the torch. We will go over metal preparation, enamel application, and the special considerations of using a torch for fusing. You will leave with several completed projects, including a pair of earrings and a pendant.
Class Time: 10am-2pm (4 total hours)
Instructor(s): Holly Carter
Age Group: Ages 16+
Entry Level Class (No prerequisite required)
Students who withdraw at least seven days prior to the first scheduled session of a class will receive a full refund, minus the non-refundable $50 registration fee. No portion of tuition will be refunded or transferred if a withdrawal is made less than seven days before the class start date. Classes are subject to cancellation based on enrollment. If you are interested in taking a class, register early so we know you’re interested! There are no make-up classes. No exceptions. While it is infrequent, instructors are subject to change.
What to wear:
At The Crucible, you must dress safely and appropriately. Arrive for class in all-natural fiber clothing, long pants, and closed-toe, closed-heel shoes with socks that protect up to the ankle. Long hair must be tied back. Nylon, polyester, spandex, or other synthetics are not allowed around machines, equipment, or processes that can produce hot fragments, sparks, or flames. Layers are encouraged as the studio can be very cold or very hot. Additional protective gear will be provided as needed. The CDC has a guide to acceptable cloth masks that help prevent the spread of infection. Bandannas will not be accepted inside The Crucible.
Health and Safety Guidelines
Please review our 2020 Adult Classes Health and Safety Guidelines that detail all our new policies due to the current public health crisis. Class modifications reflect Alameda County’s latest safety recommendations and will continue to adapt as things change.