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WINTER/SPRING 2017

www.durhamarts.org

| 919-560-2726

Calligraphy

Gothic Calligraphy, the art of writing in the

Gothic font

Create inspirational pieces and works of art in Gothic

calligraphy. Students will learn the basic strokes of lettering

in the Gothic font. Each student will need to bring a pencil,

a ruler, a medium (2.5mm) felt tip calligraphic pen, and

unlined copier paper to each class. A folder for your classwork

is suggested.

17W151.1

Saturdays, 10:00 AM– 12:00 PM

February 4- March 11 (6weeks)

Anne Baugh, Instructor

$108 or two payments of $54

Jewelry

Chainmaille Jewelry Workshops (Ages 12 & Up)

The process of creating chainmaille involves using two pairs

of pliers (one in each hand), wielding them like a crab, and

opening and closing split rings to create intricate patterns.

The process is simple and addictive, although people with

arthritis or other hand sensitivities may have difficulty.

During these workshops, we will utilize anodized aluminum

jump rings, a material that is lightweight, easy to work with,

durable, waterproof and cleans up with soap and water. It

also comes in a rainbow of 25 colors – you will be able to

select your own custom mix of colors to create your pieces.

Take one workshop or take them all!

Erin Hathaway, Instructor

Helmsweave Necklace

Come out and learn one of the truly classical chainmaille

weaves: Helmsweave. In this 2.5 hour workshop, you’ll get

to make a necklace in this delicate, lacy weave that weaves

flat on the neck. Once you learn this basic weave, you’ll find

that this is just the beginning and that there are many other

variations of Helmsweave that you can pursue. A materials

cost of $8 is due to instructor at class meeting.

17W376.1

Saturday, 2:30 PM-5:00 PM

January 21 (1 day)

$22.50

Captured Bead

While chainmaille by itself is fun, expand your horizons by

incorporating beads into your work! In this class, you will

create a bracelet and a pair of earrings to accentuate a variety

of glass beads and semi-precious stones. A materials cost of

$7 is due to instructor at class meeting.

17W376.2

Thursday, 6:30 PM-9:00 PM

February 2 (1 day)

$22.50

Shaggy Loop Bracelet and Earrings

In this 2.5 hour workshop, we will make a bracelet and pair

of earrings using the Shaggy Loops weave, a fun pattern that

jingles slightly when you wear it. This is a very simple weave

and a great way to try out chainmaille to see if it’s your new

favorite hobby. A materials cost of $5 is due to instructor at

class meeting.

17W376.3

Saturday, 2:30 PM-5:00 PM

February 18 (1 day)

$22.50

Barrel Necklace

Come learn the versatile and classic barrel weave as youmake

a stunning, one-of-a-kind necklace. This easy-to-construct

necklace can be as classic or colorful as you like when you

weave this lovely pattern. The barrel weave can look like

beads or set stones depending on your choice of colors. This

is a great introductory project to chainmaille and you will be

proud to wear your finished creation. A materials cost of $8 is

due to instructor at class meeting.

17W376.4

Wednesday, 6:30 PM-9:00 PM

March 1 (1 day)

$22.50

Byzantine Bracelet

In this 2.5 hour workshop, you will learn the Byzantine weave,

a style of chainmaille from the Byzantine Empire (4th Century

AD to ~mid-1400s). This piece is bold and vibrant, with an

intricate braided pattern that is much simpler than it looks.

Byzantine is a great pattern on its own, but also comes with

many variations you can build upon with your new skills

to make a variety of bracelets, necklaces, pendants, and

earrings. A materials cost of $5 is due to instructor at class

meeting.

17W376.5

Saturday, 2:30 PM-5:00 PM

March 18 (1 day)

$22.50

Pendant/Keychain Class

Indulge yourself in nearly-instant gratification in this

workshop focused on making pendants and keychains. In

this 2.5 hour workshop, you’ll learn the Celtic Star weave and

the Dodecahedronweave, either of which can bemade in one

of two sizes and either attached to a chain as a pendant or to

a keyring as a keychain. Students should expect to leave with

at least 2 pieces. A materials cost of $5 is due to instructor at

class meeting.

17SP376.1

Saturday, 2:30 PM-5:00 PM

April 1 (1 day)

$22.50

Earring Extravaganza

Indulge yourself in nearly-instant gratification in this earring

extravaganza workshop. Learn to create four different earring

patterns and leave with four pairs of sparkly, intricate and

vibrant earrings. In this 2.5 hour workshop, we’ll learn

to make Stacked Scale earrings, Interlocking earrings,

Concentric earrings, and Mobius earrings. A materials cost of

$7 is due to instructor at class meeting.

17SP376.2

Tuesday, 6:30 PM-9:00 PM

May 9 (1 day)

$22.50

European 4 in 1 Bracelet Workshop

Most of the time, when people refer to knights in shining

armor, this is THE pattern of chainmaille to which they are

referring. European 4 in 1 wears flat and can be expanded

in many different ways to create many different shapes,

including clothing. While we will not be that ambitious in this

class, we will make a gorgeous flat cuff bracelet. You’ll be able

to create a one of a kind piece that just might get you anxious

to start creating your own suite of maille! A materials cost of

$5 is due to instructor at class meeting.

17SP376.3

Wednesday, 6:30 PM-9:00 PM

May 31 (1 day)

$22.50

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