Kinetics for Jewelry with Deanna Pastel

Friday - Sunday, March 22-24, 10-6p

Prerequisite: Students that have taken our 201 course or equivalent- this class is for you!


"We all want to create the impossible - this class is designed to help you do just that, by setting the intention that you can."

- Deanna Pastel.     

Learn how to make your own mechanisms to fine-tune and elevate your designs. This class is designed to take your “out of the box ideas” and turn them into tangible work.

Students will practice:

  • pin backs
  • clasps and latches
  • rivets
  • pressure fitting techniques
  • pulleys and hinges
  • advanced soldering techniques  
Class will begin with a review of mechanisms and a slide show featuring examples of conceptual art and jewelry that moves. Once your creative juices are flowing, you will have time to work on your design as well as receive an individual consultation and critique by your instructor. You will then unleash your concepts into metal and receive specific demos for any additional techniques required to achieve your goals.    


*Students are asked to bring in materials they may have for their desired projects. Other materials may be purchased through CSJA for an additional cost. 



Tuition: $495 - $40 kit fee- Payment plans available | Additional materials paid last day of class

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Reserve your spot today in one of our many inspiring workshops or classes by calling the Creative Side | Jewelry Academy of Austin 512-799-0731 or feel free to email us with any questions at info@creativeside.org.

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