“Introduction to Wire Wrapping and Wirework Jewelry ” presented by Anna Murfin
Classes: Tuesdays, 2/22-3/22
Location: Sandwich Arts Alliance Center
124 Rt 6A, Sandwich, MA
Cost: $120 members/$140 non-members
In this four-week introduction to wire wrapping class, we will cover the basic fundamentals of what you need to know to work with wire. You will learn about which wire to use for your project with an overview of wire types, gauge, characteristics and tools needed to start playing with wire. There will be an emphasis on color wheel theory and good design principles when making wire-wrapped jewelry.
Each week we will cover a different technique of wirework making a finished piece of unique jewelry by the end of the lesson.
At the end of 4 weeks, you will have a solid foundation in basic wirework with the skills needed to explore more advanced designs at home.
Equipment and cost per person for the class, excluding beads. (prices from Michaels website August 2021):
Instructor: Anna Murfin
Anna Murfin is a prize-winning internationally exhibited multi-discipline artist who has shown work in both the United Kingdom and the USA. She completed a degree in ceramics at the University of Central Lancashire in the United Kingdom before moving to the USA where she has taught pottery and worked for many years as full-time historical re-productions potter and educator at Plymouth Plantation Museum. Anna Murfin has also sold her ceramic work in the New England region in galleries and at fine art and fine craft shows; Berkshire art and craft show, Guildford Craft Expo and Artrider Westport to name but a few. Anna Murfin has exhibited paintings and mixed media work extensively in galleries in Connecticut including Hill-Stead Museum and New Britain Museum of American Art. She has been an Artist-in-Residence at Art League of New Britain, Farmington Valley Arts Center and Canton Clay Works.
Anna Murfin currently splits her time between teaching classes in ceramics, jewelry, egg tempera painting, and inspiration; and teaching horse riding lessons to nervous ridings using positive mind-set coaching techniques.
Class Registration closes 48 hours prior to the first class, as a courtesy to the instructor. Some classes have limited enrollment so please register soon so you don’t miss out.
To Register by Mail: Download registration form here