Metal Arts

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Jewelry Design

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This is an introductory jewelry design course exploring cold connections in metal arts. This class features contemporary methods to create unique jewelry designs. By the end of this class, students will learn varying methods of creating jewelry, including hand-sawing, metal-forming, mixed metal, and concepts in fabrication and design. Through a series of hands-on demonstrations and exercises, students will learn the basics of contemporary cold-connection jewelry design, allowing them to produce one-of-a-kind works of art. We will be covering the essential components of jewelry design as it relates to wearable art and metal arts.

Some materials are included in the course fee. Students are required to purchase some materials and tools for this class. The instructor estimates this cost at approximately $135 for those supplies.

Course Title Instructor Date(s) Schedule Fee
Jewelry Design Dara Rosenwasser 1/11/2020 - 1/25/2020 Saturday, 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. $189
Enroll (Spring 2020) - Jewelry Design
Course Title Instructor Date(s) Schedule Fee
Jewelry Design Dara Rosenwasser 4/4/2020 - 4/18/2020 Saturday, 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. $189

About the Instructor

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Dara Rosenwasser, Cal Poly Extended Ed Instructor

Dara Rosenwasser is a practicing Central Coast artist with a background in strengthening community through visual storytelling and oral history projects. She received her MFA in photography from the San Francisco Art Institute and her BFA from Seattle University. She has worked as a professional artist since 2005, and continues to exhibit her work on a national level.