Workshops, Classes, and Private Lessons:

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Email Becky Waehner at  with any questions about classes, workshops, or private lessons.

*** Wear long hair pulled back and closed toe shoes to all classes. ***

 Becky has over ten years of experience in silversmithing/metalwork, forging/forming, soldering, stone setting, hollow form construction, enameling, keum-boo, wax carving and more. She can create a one on one private or small group class that meets your needs. 

  If you would like a supply list in order to buy larger quantities of the supplies to use in class one can be provided prior to the workshop. Extra supplies are also available for purchase during the workshop if you run out of your kit supplies. Feel free to bring any supplies you would like to play with or have questions about. All workshops listed below are taught at ANVIL metals studio in Raleigh, North Carolina. We are located just minutes from downtown Raleigh.

**Private lessons are $40 an hour plus supplies. Two hour prepaid nonrefundable minimum due at time of signup to reserve your time slot.**

As this is our home studio, address is available after payment for class or private lesson. We are located approximately 1 miles inside the beltline off of Poole Rd. between Wake Med (New Bern Ave. location) and Walnut Creek Amphitheater.


Enameling 101

Learn the basics of kiln fired enameling. Prepping our metals, kiln procedures and safety will all be covered. We will explore opaques, firing temperatures, layering of colors, sgraffito and more.        


Saturday August 5th 10am-1pm    $60


(Basic supply kit included, extra supplies available for purchase.)

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Enamel Texture

Orange peel, sugar fire, seed beads, stencils, and surprise add ins. We have many fun materials to play with.  We will discuss and learn ways to make both tactile and visual texture. Enameling experience is not required. (Bring a bag lunch.)

Saturday July 29th     10am-5pm  $120 FULL

(Plus $20 supply kit. Extra supplies available for purchase. Feel free to bring extra copper to enamel on.)     

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Make Your Mark in enameling

In this advanced class we will explore painting with China Paints, drawing with graphite, enamel crayons, sgraffito, stenciling, scrolling, painting with dry enamels, liquid enamels, and more. This is a great way to sample lots of fun things and find out what you love.  Enameling experience is not required but is helpful.* (This workshop incorporates the use of some leaded enamels. Extra safety equipment is required. There are mandatory safety items that will be on your supply list.) Bring a bag lunch.    

August 26th-27th       10am-5pm   $295

(Bring your own copper to enamel on and any enamels and supplies that you would like to use/experiment with. Community enamels, paints, pencils, enameling crayons, stencils, etc. will be included. A safety supply list will be emailed to you. Email no less than 10 days in advance if you need to purchase copper sheet from Anvil for the workshop.)

*If you don't have enameling experience please note that I will teach as if you do and then once everyone is started on their own I will show you the basics of enameling.

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