Past Workshops

Workshop Pics:  2017 Using Soldering Investment with Diane Falkenhagen

Workshop Pics: 2017 Using Soldering Investment with Diane Falkenhagen

A full house for Diane Falkenhagen’s “Using Soldering Investment to Position Small Parts for Soldering Workshop”! Many thanks to Diane for sharing her expertise and experience in teaching a creative solution to those very complex soldering jobs! Everyone enjoyed learning the process of working with sticky wax and soldering clay to hold multiple tiny pieces. […]

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Workshop:  Using Soldering Investment to Position Small Parts for Soldering

Workshop: Using Soldering Investment to Position Small Parts for Soldering

Diane Falkenhagen, Instructor Date: Saturday, October 7, 2017 Time: 9 am – 4 pm Cost $85.00 Location: Glassell Studio of Art Jewelry Studio 2450 Holcombe Blvd. #2 Houston, TX  77021 (Parking tokens will be validated at the school.) Soldering investment is a plaster-of-paris-like material used to hold small metal parts together in precise positions until […]

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Tools, Tools, Tools! with Val Link

Tools, Tools, Tools! with Val Link

Saturday and Sunday, May 20 – 21, 2017 10 am – 5 pm both days Cost $220 San Jacinto College, South Campus 13735 Beamer Rd. Houston, TX 77089 Sign up now! Learning to make tools is a process which improves one’s general skill level and helps one to more thoroughly understand the purpose and function of a […]

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Build-a-Lightbox Workshop Cancelled

Build-a-Lightbox Workshop Cancelled

July Workshop has been Cancelled Please accept HMAG’s apologies.   This workshop has been cancelled due to low enrollment. HMAG is pleased to offer another opportunity to assist you in preparing your best work for the “SPIRIT and MATTER” exhibition at the Jung Center on November. Join instructor, Nan Stombaugh, and other HMAG members for […]

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Workshop: Sondra Sherman at Houston Center for Contemporary Craft

Workshop: Sondra Sherman at Houston Center for Contemporary Craft

HMAG has partnered with Houston Center for Contemporary Craft and the Glassell School of Art to have  Sondra Sherman lead a workshop entitled “Intent, Chance and Happenstance.”   Sherman, whose work is featured through May 8, 2016 in the Craft Center’s exhibit,  Found Subjects: Works by Sondra Sherman, creates unique brooches and necklaces prompted by the individual […]

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Upcoming Workshop: Andy Cooperman’s Imaginative Captures (Zengineering)

Upcoming Workshop: Andy Cooperman’s Imaginative Captures (Zengineering)

WORKSHOP FULL- WAITLIST ONLY!   Seattle based metalsmith and writer, Andy Cooperman, is coming to Texas in January 2016 and HMAG has managed to snag him for a workshop! Andy will lead his 4-day Master Workshop, Imaginative Captures (Zengineering), for HMAG members January 23-26, 2016.  This workshop is the original ” imaginative captures” class as conceived and presented by Andy […]

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June Workshop and Artist Lecture: Mechanical Playthings with Gary Schott

June Workshop and Artist Lecture: Mechanical Playthings with Gary Schott

Students in Gary Schott’s fast-paced workshop will be introduced to fabricating and implementing simple mechanisms in a two-day project. They will explore and discuss bearings, shafts, levers, cams, followers, and linkages. Fabrication methods and joining (basic and intermediate metalsmithing techniques) will be demonstrated and discussed as they pertain to the subject matter. However, we will […]

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Workshop Pics: Val Link’s Tour of Tools

Workshop Pics: Val Link’s Tour of Tools

What a great turnout! Many thanks to Val for sharing his wisdom, and many thanks to you for coming. Also, congrats on y’all’s new homemade chasing tools!

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March Workshop: Stamping, Texturing, and Chasing Tools with Val Link

March Workshop: Stamping, Texturing, and Chasing Tools with Val Link

Click here to register! Tired of using texture tools that don’t quite work for what you need? Are you interested in learning how to customize your own tools? Do you just really love Val Link? We do too. That’s why we’re excited for his upcoming workshop late this March! This workshop will be a perfect introduction to […]

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Welding Workshop Session 1 Pics

Welding Workshop Session 1 Pics

The first session of John Barber’s welding workshop went smashingly well! Looking at these pictures, it definitely seems like John Barber is creating a robot army. With those welding helmets on, everyone looks like newly inducted members of electronic music sensation Daft Punk. Thanks to everyone who came out, and thanks to John for being such […]

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