Upcoming Jewelry Classes

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Jewelry Department

Allison Sattinger

Allison Sattinger

Allison Sattinger

Instructor: Allison Sattinger
April 27–29, 2018 (Friday–Sunday, 9:30am–4:30pm)
All levels


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You may register online until two weeks prior to class start date. After that date, please call the registrar:
707 937-5818, ext. 10 or toll-free 800 653-3328, ext. 10


Using vegetable tanned tooling leather, create a multi-dimensional work with putty, hand tools and hammers. Learn the basics of tooling leather in a non-traditional way (think ‘fine art’ and not venerable saddle florals) and experience the wonderful way color interacts with the tanned hide. After this workshop you will be familiar with a new canvas that opens a world of wonderful possibilities and three-dimensional fine art!

Sunny Rising Leather is ALLISON SATTINGER’s unexpected life’s work, a studio where function meets art and beauty resides with practicality. Allison specializes in custom leather bags inlaid with gemstones set in sterling and brass. Her fine leather art (leather on wood panel) saw its first exhibition in Prescott, Arizona, in the spring of 2017. Allison lives in Washington State with her husband and son where the natural world provides all the inspiration she could dream of. 

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Current MAC Members: $310
Non-members: $345 plus a $45 non-member registration fee

There is a registration fee of $45 for each class for non-members. Current Mendocino Art Center members do not pay a registration fee and may take 10% off each class registration. The discount is reflected in the prices above. Not a member yet? You may sign up below.
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Cancellations must be made in writing, either by mail or email. If you notify us at least 21 days prior to the first class meeting, you will receive a refund of tuition less a $45 cancellation fee. No refunds will be made after that date for any reason due to our contractual obligations and material acquisitions. If the Art Center is compelled to cancel a class you will receive a full tuition refund. Memberships are non-refundable as they are considered a donation to the Art Center.

Instructor materials fee: $100 (includes leather, granite tile, poly mallet, leather swivel knife, basic tooling kit, modeling spoon, leather dust putty, rubber cement, mixing bowl, spray bottle of water)

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