CLASS OFFERED: Art of Wire Jewelry Design

jewelry class 017May 2 Saturday 10am to 3pm
(w/ ½ hour lunch break) not provided

Gallery artist member, Pamela Hecht will be teaching this basic beginning class (no beading) jewelry class.

Topics:

– learn about WIRE….
gauge sizes, hardnesses, shapes and what type of materials wire comes in
– what type of tools are needed for wire wrapping
– learn different wire wrapping techniques
– learn techniques of altering wires finish

– CREATE the following:

^ wire bracelet
^ wire/bead ring
^ wire design earring (2 sets)
^ wire design pendant
^ free form wire wrapped stone pendant
^ free form wire designs

Class Fee: $20 PLUS

Materials Supply Fee: $55 **
this includes a basic starter 4 piece tool kit ($37 value)
and the needed supplies to create 7 jewelry items
**Do not want tool kit then materials fee is $20
IF you took the jewelry class on April 25th from me you do not need to purchase the tool kit again for this class.

Class is limited to 12

Sign up by April 17th (to order needed tool kit)

MUST pay for supplies at time of registering for class.

Contact Pam Hecht at 337-2274 or email: steverox@pasty.net for more information and to register for her class.

CLASS OFFERED: Basics to Jewelry Creation

jewelry class 015April 25 Saturday 10am to 3pm
(w/ ½ hour lunch break) not provided

Gallery artist member, Pamela Hecht will be teaching this basic beginning class (no beading) jewelry class.

Topics:

– learn standards in jewelry industry
– what type of tools are needed
– learn about stones & gemstones
– learn how to alter metals
– learn techniques to create the following:

^ O ring pendant
^ wire chip stone bracelet
^ simple loop on headpin earring designs (2 sets)
^ simple loop on headpin pendant designs (2)
^ bead line crimping suncatcher

Class Fee: $20 plus
Materials Supply Fee: $55 **
this includes a basic starter 4 piece tool kit ($37 value)
and the needed supplies to create 7 jewelry items
**Do not want tool kit then materials fee is $20

Class is limited to 12
Sign up by April 17th (to order needed tool kit)

MUST pay for supplies at time of registering for class.

Contact Pam Hecht at 337-2274 or email: steverox@pasty.net for more information and to register for her class.

FACE PAINTING during Copper Dog 150 weekend

The CCAA Gallery will again be open during Copper Dog Sled Dog Race weekend for kids of all ages to come have a doggie face or paw painted on their face.

Friday evening, February 27 6 to 8:30 the Hancock Girl Scout troop will be painting with any donations going to the Copper Country Humane Society.

Saturday afternoon, February 28 during the Copper Dog Saturday events on the snow road in Calumet. Students from the CLK High will be face painting.

February’s 1st Friday Event @ CCAA Gallery

PHOTOGRAPHY with Mark Upton

Local photographer and CCAA Gallery Artist Member from Allouez MI will present a “How To” on Photography.

February  6th  at the Gallery from 6am to 8pm

6 – 6:30 Camera basics, equipment and use

6:30 – 7 Action photography – Copper Dog

7 – 7:30 Long Exposure photography – Northern Lights

7:30 – 8 Open Questions and Answers

All ages are welcome to join us at the Gallery for this event.
No reserved seating is required – join the fun !

Bring your camera along for any questions you might have.

Need more information you may contact- Pamela Hecht
337-2274 CCAA 1st Friday Program Chair

The Gallery is closed during the winter months EXCEPT for 1st Friday Events…..

CCAA Gallery ARTIST-MEMBER Exhibit in Houghton

CCAA Gallery MEMBER/ARTIST, Fredi Taddeucci is the FEATURED ARTIST at the Portage Lake District Library for the months of January and February.

We at the CCAA Gallery are excited for her to be the guest artist at the Library…….if you… have a few extra moments while in Houghton please stop by and view her very unique artwork.

Here are a few of her works that are at the CCAA Gallery in Calumet.

Special THANKS to the Copper Country Community Art Center for organizing this event for Fredi’s artwork.

1st Friday Event – Janaury DRYWALL CARVING

Drywall Carving is the featured technique for January at the CCAA Gallery – Pam Hecht will be teaching you how to work with drywall to create a unique piece of art.

NOTE: due to the use of craft knives & other sharp objects used in this technique we are limiting this event to adults and youth older then 16 years old (with parent present).

January 2 2015 6pm to 8pm

need more information Pam at 337-2274

Explore Watercoloring with Clyde Mikkola

WATERCOLOR CLASS being offered…….October 25th
Clyde Mikkola, watercolor artist will be teaching techniques in water coloring class
from 10am to 4pm with a lunch break (lunch not provided).

Class cost is $40 payable at the time of sign up.

HURRY……Seating is limited so register soon !

Participants need to bring their own supplies, a list will be provided to you at the time you register for the class.

Need more information or to sign up please call:
Bob Dawson at 337-2413 or (906) 288-3604

 

1st Friday Event – October 3 ‘Fall Leaf Collage Printing’

Pick up a few leaves on your way to Calumet’s 1st Friday at CCAA Gallery.

We will be inking & painting leaves, then pressing them onto paper.

You then can create an autumn message design that is ready to framed or bring a 5×7 or smaller photo you wish to design a leaf print matt frame around.

All supplies will be provided. You are welcome to bring your own leaves.

All ages are welcome, 6pm to 8pm no reservations required – if you need more information contact Gallery at 337-1252 or 1st Friday Chairman, Pam at 337-2274.

1st Friday in September Art Event

1st Friday Event – September 5 ‘Art on a Rock’

Pick up a rock at the beach & learn how to express that stone into an ‘ART’ piece.

Peg McNinch of Silver Rae Studio in Houghton will be our guest instructor on September 5th at the CCAA Gallery. She will teach those attending that evening how to express themselves with their stone & embellishments. All supplies will be provided. You are welcome to bring your own rock for this event, less then fist size is recommended.

All ages are welcome, 6pm to 8pm no reservations required – if you need more information contact Gallery at 337-1252