Classes

Julia Lowther teaches at these locations:

Pratt Fine Arts Center – Seattle, WA
North Seattle College – Seattle, WA
NW Rockhounds – Seattle, WA
Schack Art Center – Everett, WA
BARN – Bainbridge Island, WA
Tacoma Metal Arts Center – Tacoma, WA

 

Upcoming Classes:

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Put A Ring On It! – 10 weeks – Seattle, WA

Intermediate level: students are expected to have jewelry making experience and must be able to solder unattended.

Apr. 13 – June 15, 2017, 10 sessions, Thursdays, 6:30pm–9:30pm – North Seattle College

Every finger deserves a beautiful ring, for the wearer to enjoy in contemplative moments, and to draw the eyes of a world of admirers. Seven stunning sterling silver rings will pop out of 10 evenings of energizing and engaging fun at the bench, working up from simple stack rings, through spinner rings, to split shank rings, double shank rings, and filigree rings. Naturally stones will be involved, nestled neatly into explorations of gallery wire and pierced settings. ALL sterling silver and stones are provided in the materials kit (along with some nifty space age materials to improve soldering technique!).

A $99 materials fee is due to instructor on the first day of class.

Intermediate level: students are expected to have jewelry making experience and must be able to solder unattended.

Apr. 13 – June 15, 2017, 10 sessions, Thursdays, 6:30pm–9:30pm, class #7006
Fee: $245 plus $99 materials fee
North Seattle College – Put A Ring On It!

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Expressive Spinner Rings – Seattle, WA

Apr. 15, 2017, Saturday, 11am – 5:30pm – NW Rockhounds

Stamp a name, message, or mantra on your spinning band.

Bring an unadorned finger to class, and take it home decked out in a fabulous sterling silver spinner ring hand made by you! Personalize your spinning copper band with meaningful words, names, or dates. All materials and tools provide, including use of the torch. Bring nothing – go home with new jewelry. Have a blast in the process! (Making a ring for a lucky someone else? Measure the destination finger in advance with a strip of paper or a piece of string, and bring that to class.)

Beginners welcome!

Fee: $130+Materials Fee ($25 for ring w/ copper spinner, $35 for ring w/ sterling spinner. Paid to Instructor on Class Day.)
Apr. 15, 2017, Saturday, 11am – 5:30pm
NW Rockhounds – Expressive Spinner Ring
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 Beginning Jewelry Fabrication – 8 weeks – SEATTLE, WA

Apr. 17 – June 12, 2017, 8 sessions, Mondays, 6:30pm–9:30pm – North Seattle College
(No class on 5/29/17 due to Memorial Day)

ammonite-back.jpgLearn basic metal fabrication and silver soldering techniques used in creating finished jewelry pieces. Work with non-ferrous metals & stones to produce your own jewelry design. Price includes lab fee. Supply list will be provided at first class.

Students who take this class are invited to participate in North Seattle College’s Summer CE Student Art Show.

No experience necessary. Beginners welcome!

A $35 materials fee is due to instructor on the first day of class.

Apr. 17 – June 12, 2017, 8 sessions, Mondays, 6:30pm–9:30pm, Class # 7041
(No class on 5/29/17 due to Memorial Day)
Fee: $195.00 plus $35 materials fee
North Seattle College – Beginning Jewelry Fabrication
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Beginning Jewelry/Metals – INTENSIVE! – Seattle, WA

April 21-24, 2017, Friday-Monday, 9:30am – 5:30pm – Pratt Fine Arts Center

Soldering is a big part of this “Tumbling Bats” bracelet, and is something we will defuse and demystify in this class!

This compact intensive will have you working at your bench soon after you arrive on the first day. You?ll be introduced to the fundamentals of jewelry making through demonstrations, individualized instruction, and practice time. Learn how to control and manipulate metal so that you can confidently make a piece from start to finish.

Prerequisite: none! Beginners welcome.

April 21-24, 2017, Friday-Monday, 9:30am – 5:30pm
Tuition: $458 + $30 (Supply Fee)
Pratt Fine Arts Center – Beginning Jewelry/Metals Intensive

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Sweet Silver Knot Rings – Seattle, WA

May 13, 2017, Saturday, 1-5pm – NW Rockhounds

Sweet Silver Knot Rings – for you and a best friend?

Mother’s Day is around the corner, do you have your gift? Come take our Sweet Silver Knot Rings Class and make a gift. You, Yes, you can make TWO silver rings in less than a day! Make one for you and one for your mom or better yet take the class with her! These sweet silver knot rings look fabulous either stacked together on one hand or separated on the hands of a pair of friends. Plus you get to do metal magic, because making metal stick to itself with metal glue? Totally magic! If you have never used a torch before, this is the class for you. The instructor will be with you every step of the way in this short and highly productive class. All materials and tools provided. Bring nothing – go home with new jewelry. Make a sweet gift for you and a friend (or your mom)!

Beginners welcome!

May 13, 2017, Saturday, 1-5pm
Fee: $80+Materials Fee ($15 – Paid to the Instructor on Class Day)
NW Rockhounds – Sweet Silver Knot Rings

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Sublime Silver Stack Rings – Everett, WA

May 20, 2017, Saturday, 12-4pm, Schack Art Center

Soldering is magic. Making metal stick to itself with metal glue? Totally magic! Come learn some magic and go home with 3 lovely sterling silver stack rings to prove it. If you have never used a torch before, this is the class for you. Short, sweet, and highly productive. The instructor will be with you every step of the way.

Class Level: Beginners (including students 16 and up).

May 20, 2017, Saturday, 12-4pm
Fee: $80
Schack Art Center – Sublime Silver Stack Rings

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Sublime Silver Stack Rings – Seattle, WA

June 3, 2017, Saturday, 1-5pm – NW Rockhounds

Soldering is magic. Making metal stick to itself with metal glue? Totally magic! Come learn some magic and go home with 3 lovely sterling silver stack rings to prove it. If you have never used a torch before, this is the class for you. Short, sweet, and highly productive. The instructor will be with you every step of the way.

Class Level: Beginners and students looking to refresh their soldering skills.

June 3, 2017, Saturday, 1-5pm
Fee: $80+Materials Fee ($30 Paid to the Instructor on Class Day)
NW Rockhounds – Sublime Silver Stack Rings

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