WORKSHOPS

VIRTUAL WORKSHOPS

Virtual workshops are here! Register below, or email me for special arrangements (jericahahn@gmail.com). I'll mail you a kit, and schedule a Zoom meeting, or if you'd prefer, send a link to a pre-recorded video. I'll email you a PDF handout with information about our topic--plus history, lore, and scientific background. Make a cool, magical creation from the comfort of wherever you're located. 

 

HERBAL CRAFTING WORKSHOPS

 

Herbal Dream Pillows - Dec. 19th, 2020 10-11:30 AM PST

$35 for one pillow  (kit & shipping incl.)

$50 for two pillows  (kit & shipping incl.)

In this 1.5 hour workshop, you'll learn the lore and remedial qualities of some herbs associated with relaxation, prophetic dreaming, and intuition. We’ll discuss dreams and the importance of personal gnosis in discovering meaning.  Registration includes an herbal supply kit. You supply your own fabric, thread and needle. Go to my home page to register!

Meditation Herbal Bath Salts - Dec. 26th, 2020 10-11:30 AM PST

$30 (kit & shipping incl.)

In this one hour workshop, you'll learn about natural ingredients for your own meditative bath salts. The kit includes enough materials (salts, herbs, and more) to make 2 baths or 4 foot-soaks. We’ll discuss the
use and lore of the herbs and explore our personal connection to some so that we craft mixtures with personal meaning. Go to my home page to register!

 

JEWELRY MAKING WORKSHOPS

 Individualized lessons, $40/hour. Various lessons include sawing and piercing metal, soldering, hammering and forming metal, making hoop earrings, etching, and more. Email me at jericahahn@gmail.com to work something out!

In December 2020, I'll teach nine online workshops through Blue Door Beads in Oakland.  Click here for the registration link https://www.bluedoorbeads.com/classes

Deluxe Stamped Dog Tags 

($50 for new students; 25% discount for any returning students with Jess)

Date/Start Time: December 9, 2020  9:30-10:30 am

Description: Whether you're a dog owner or just want your own dog tag, get creative by stamping words and numbers on metal! In this one hour online workshop, you’ll learn how to make the coolest dog tag on the block! With all materials available at Blue Door Beads, and a convenient Zoom class, this is a treat for anyone who wants to learn the techniques of metal stamping, utilizing their new tools and setting up a space for future work. After you register, make sure to stop by Blue Door to get the included kit of one copper dog tag, shaped like a bone with a ring on top. Woof! 


 

Hammered Hoops & Handmade Earring Wires - Virtually!

($50 for new students, or 25% discount for returning students with Jess)

Date/Start Time: December 16, 2020 9:30-10:30 am

Description: In this 1-hour interactive online workshop, Jess will show you how to hammer texture onto a pair of flat, die-cut copper hoops with drilled holes, and then how to fashion handmade earring wires. You’ll learn about the metal, the tools and the techniques. This is a great class for any level. This class comes with a kit of two die-cut copper hoops, which you can pick up from Blue Door.


Soldered Maple Leaf Stud Earrings 

( $75, or 25% discount for returning solder students with Jess)

Date/Start Time: December 13, 2020  1:30-3:30 pm

Description: In this two-hour online workshop, you’ll learn how to set up a home soldering station, and the ins and outs of using a handheld torch to create a pair of stud earrings. You’ll also use a hammer to texturize your earrings. This class goes over safety, metal properties, tool usage, and clean up. After you register, make sure to get the included kit from Blue Door Beads: two sterling silver earring posts, and two 24-gauge copper leaves.  

The new student might ask, what is soldering? It’s when you join two pieces of metal with solder by using a handheld torch and a substance called flux. Soldering is an essential skill for the metalsmith, so this class should prove very useful to you. 


Virtual Soldering Skills: Sterling Silver Stack Rings 

($60, or 25% discount for returning students)

Date/Start Time: December 13, 2020  9:30-11:30 am

Description: In this 2-hour online workshop, you’ll learn how to set up a soldering station, and how to solder sterling silver stack rings. Soldering joins two pieces of metal with solder, an alloy, by using a torch and a pasty substance called flux (which absorbs oxygen). The solder is placed on the seam between where the pieces of metal touch, and the whole piece is heated up, which begins to loosen the crystalline structure of the metal, until the solder flows. Soldering is an essential skill for the metalsmith, so we hope this class proves useful to you. 


Beaded Feather Earrings - Virtually! 

$35

Date/Start Time: December 23, 2020  9:30-10:30 am

Description: In this 1hour interactive online workshop, Jess is excited to share what she knows about utilizing feathers to make lightweight, beautiful earrings with color, soft textures, and layers. Jess will also share some magical lore about feathers and birds, and discuss the ethics of sourcing feathers for future projects. Magical and airy, these are great earrings for gifts and first-time earring wearers! 

 

Soldered Crescent Moon Studs 

($80, or 25% off for returning solder students with Jess)

Date/Start Time: December 27, 2020  12-2 pm

Description: In this 2-hour online workshop, you’ll learn how to solder brass crescent moon stud earrings. What is soldering? It’s joining two pieces of metal with solder, by using a handheld torch and a substance called flux. Soldering is an essential skill for the metalsmith, so this class should prove useful to you. Plus, these earrings are beautiful and lightweight! After you register, make sure to pick up the included kit from Blue Door Beads, or have it shipped to you. 

 

Beading Hoops with Chain - Virtually!

 $35

Date/Start Time: December 30, 2020  9:30-10:30

Description: In this 1-hour interactive online workshop, you will learn how to create a pair of unique hoop earrings with gemstone beads and short sections of chain that layer, hang, and drape. With all materials available to purchase at Blue Door Beads and a convenient Zoom class where you can work out of the comfort of a living room, this is a great gift for anyone who wants to learn the easiest techniques of jewelry making.  Great for using up those scraps of chain!

 

Soldered & Hammered Copper Rectangle Studs

($75, or 25% off for returning solder students with Jess)

Date/Start Time: December 30, 2020  12-2 pm

Description: In this two-hour online workshop, you’ll learn how to set up a home soldering station, and the ins and outs of using a handheld torch to create a pair of stud earrings. You’ll also use a hammer to texturize your earrings. This class goes over safety, metal properties, tool usage, and clean up. After you register, make sure to get the included kit from Blue Door Beads: two sterling silver earring posts, two earring backs, and two 24-gauge copper rectangles.  

The new student might ask, what is soldering? It’s when you join two pieces of metal with solder by using a handheld torch and a substance called flux. Soldering is an essential skill for the metalsmith, so this class should prove very useful to you. 

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Virtual Sawing Skills 

($60, or 25% off for returning sawing students with Jess)

Date/Start Time: Dec 23, 2020  11 am - 1 pm

Description: In this two-hour online workshop, you will learn to saw metal with a jeweler’s saw. You’ll learn how to load a saw blade, place designs on metal, saw straight lines and curves, how to pierce metal and saw interior shapes, and how to file off the rough edges. There is a lot to learn in a short amount of time, so come with the expectation that you may need to take this class two or three times. This class, like any of the others, can be repeated as many times as necessary, and the price goes down by 25% for subsequent sessions. 


ONLINE CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOPS 

SPRING 2021 AT THE BERKELEY ADULT SCHOOL

 

Creative Writing Workshop: Love and Longing

This one-day creative writing blast focuses on the mythology of love and longing.  Get inspired by myths like Orpheus and Eurydice, have a chance to write in response to prompts, and share your writing with the group.  

1/27 W 6:30 - 8:30pm $25

 

Creative Writing Workshop: Myths for the Modern Writer 

Welcome to this workshop that delves into the heart of global myths, to inspire you as both a writer and a reader.  We'll take the resonance of varied myths as the inspiration for our own poetry and short stories. 

2/10 - 3/10    W 6:30 - 8:00pm $65 

4/14 - 5/19      W 6:30 - 8:00pm  $65 

 

Creative Writing Workshop: A Traveler on Horseback

Join our one-day creative writing blast focused on passages in A Traveler on Horseback in EasternTurkey and Iran by Christina Dodwell. We’ll explore her work and have time to write in response to it and to share.  Open to writers of all genres and experience.

2/6 S 10:00 - 12:00 $25

 

Creative Writing Workshop:  Riding the Rails

Woody Guthrie, Jack London, and Gypsy Moon all hopped freight trains in search of work or freedom. We’ll use our reading and discussion of passages in their work to prompt our own creativity and share what we write during class. 

4/3 S 10:00 - 12:00 $25

 

Creative Writing Workshop:  Writers with Wanderlust 

Have you ever felt the call to just pick and go? Let’s explore creative writing that focuses on setting, narration, and characters on a journey. We’ll take inspiration from writers with wanderlust to fuel our drive for crafting poetry and short stories.

 

2/10 - 3/10 W 9:30 - 11:00am $65

4/14 - 5/12 W 9:30 - 11:00am $65 

 

 

 

 

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UPCOMING EVENTS 

Punk Metal Flea Market
San Francisco, CA
Dec. 12, 2020
12pm-6pm
1665 Folsom Street (Between 12th and 13th)
Old Catheads parking lot
All Ages, Free

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