New Guest Artist Workshops Scheduled for 2019
The Craft Guild proudly continues our 70-year history of bringing the nation's top artists to Dallas for guest workshops with new workshops just announced for next year. This is your opportunity to learn directly from nationally-known artists in a hands-on learning environment.
Guest artist workshops fill up very quickly; sign up today if you're interested! Workshops are open to both members and non-members. Find the full workshop descriptions and sign up online
Large Soft Glass Hollow Beads
NEW DATE: February 23-24, 2019
Learn to make very large, soft glass, hollow beads with the use of a 'puffy' mandrel.
Linda Kindler Priest
Chasing & Repousse for Jewelry
March 14-17, 2019
Learn how to create wonderful little sculptural reliefs in metal with a process called chasing and repoussé, where you will be sculpting the metal itself. (This workshop is already full but you're invited to sign up online for the waitlist.)
All Fired Up: Who Knew a Torch Could Do All This!
April 25-28, 2019
Using a torch, create wonderful imagery within your enamel piece using techniques such as sgraffito, graphite, acid-etching, painting, and more. (This workshop is already full but you're invited to sign up online for the waitlist.)
September 12-13, 2019
Learn how to enrich your jewelry with gold through the art of Keum-boo, a beautiful and cost-effective technique of bonding pure gold to the surface of silver jewelry
Tools & Jigs for Multiples
September 14-16, 2019
Learn how to make tools and jigs to save you time forming three dimensional shapes including ear wires, linkage systems, and clasps. This workshop is back by popular demand!
Embellishing with Handmade Prong Settings
November 8-10, 2019
Learn to create wire prong settings to capture beautiful objects of all sizes and shapes in your jewelry. You'll also learn a variety of soldering techniques (including sheet & wire applique and open filigree wire work) to add surprising and delightful details to your work.