SCHEDULE

Welcome to the Soigne Schedule Page. If you would like to see the full list of classes we offer, please look at the list on the right hand side of the website.

What makes us unique ?

We offer classes at your convenience. If our schedule doesn’t work for you, just send us an email at beata.kc@gmail.com and we will do our best to accommodate you within your schedule ( We offer the most flexibility you’ll find for classes in Vancouver) – exclude Social Shopper, Groupon and Living Social promotions

    • All the tools and supplies are provided (You can see if you like a technique, before investing in a ton of tools and supplies)
    • Small classes of up to 4-8 students (You get more individual attention than anywhere else) ( Groupon or Social Shopper Promotions –  12 students)
    • We are Vancouver based, 2 blocks east of Gastown (No need to travel to the suburbs to take cool classes)

ATTENTION – SOAP MAKING CLASS!!!!!

We booked over 1300 people for soap making classes so please be patient with dates, we will add more all the way till end of the year. If you contact us with already expired voucher you can still use it with additional cost to the full class price.  If your voucher is soon to expire don’t worry about it just book the date which suits you.

In order to book please email your voucher number Groupon (under barcode) Social Shopper (mix of letters and numbers) If you are booking for more than 1 person please send us the other person email address. Please send us your phone number too, as sometimes my replies bounce back.

Please email us at beata.kc@gmail.com to book your spot.

There will be more dates all the way till  DECEMBER

 

June 7th: 11-2:00pm ( 1 spot left);                     Tuesday

June 8th: 11-2pm;  3-6pm,                                  Wednesday

June 10th: 11-2pm;    2:30-5:30pm                      Friday

June 16th: 11-2pm;                                                 Thursday

June 22nd: 11-2pm;                                               Wednesday

June 24th: 11-2pm;    2:30-5:30pm                      Friday

July 2nd: 11-2pm; 2:30-5:30                                  Saturday

July 7th: 10-1pm;    1:30- 4:30                                Thursday

August 4th: 11-2pm;    2:30- 5:30                          Thursday

August 10th:  1:30-4:30, 6:30- 9:30                       Wednesday

August 13th: 11-2pm; 2:30-5:30                            Saturday

Our cancelation policy  for soap making classes per person:

1. NO SHOW  – you can still use your voucher with additional coast to full price class. ( additional 39$ per person) – yes we are generous as nobody does that in town
2. CANCELATION with in 48 hours before the class – you can use your voucher to reschedule with additional 20$ per person  ( That is min what cost us to reschedule you ) Except groups bigger  than 3 the cancelation policy with in 4 days before the class.
3. CANCELATION 48 hours before the class – you can reschedule your class. Except groups bigger  than 3 the cancelation policy is more than 4 days before the class.
We only allow 1 time class reschedule. 

ENAMEL ON METAL NEW

if you don’t see dates on the calendar above please email us 

July 9th and 23rd from 10am – 2:30 pm

9 hours course|$220 plus 5% GST

Why join our classes?

tools and materials provided | max. 5 students | 

For more details and jewelry pictures click HERE

In this introductory course, two types of glass enamel, transparent and opaque are used. Four groups of enamelling techniques are taught, dry application, wet charging, and painting. With these techniques we will make pendants or earrings employing the styles of stencilling, scraffito and grisaille. The decorative applications of foils, glass rods, and millefiori are shown so they can be incorporated into your artwork. It is helpful to have some previous jewellery making experience, but not necessary to create jewellery and small works of art.


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SPINNER RING with Andrea Roberts

if you don’t see dates on the calendar above please email us 

 to schedule at beata.kc@gmail.com

7 hours course|$175 +   $9.25 gst

For more details and jewelry pictures click HERE

This course is offering a creative approach to making Meditation­ or Spinner Rings that were inspired by the ancient Tibetan Mandalay prayer wheels. One or multiple rings are in motion while the base ring is resting on your finger. They are beautiful, interactive and fun! They also encourage a peaceful state of mind to support stress relieve that will bring you back to the present moment.

During the 7 hours you will learn how to fabricate your own individual Meditation Ring applying basic goldsmithing skills like measuring, design transfer, texturing, soldering and finishing techniques. Each student will leave with a meaningful and unique ring that will not only reflect your design vision but also include a one­of­a­kind piece of jewellery to be loved and cherished. Students are encouraged to bring a ring that might be included as the ‘spinning’ ring as a recycling project.

We’ll have lots of fun exploring your own individual texture with various tools and the rolling mill!

 



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NO SOLDER CHAIN MAKING, with Dana Reed

if you don’t see dates on the calendar above please email us 

 to schedule at beata.kc@gmail.com

4 hours course|$105 + $5.20 gst

For more details and jewelry pictures click HERE

Learn how to make handmade chains for necklaces and bracelets without soldering. This class will teach you how to make several different styles of chain. You’ll learn how to create chains and clasps and add decorative elements such as beads or pearls. You’ll also learn how to forge wire to add strength to the chain as well as decoration.

After this course, you’ll be able to make these chains at home with just a few hand tools. You can create your own designs and make a wide range of jewellery with just wire. In addition to several samples, you’ll take home a completed necklace and bracelet.

 



 

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NO ACID COPPER ETCHING, with Dana Reed  

April 23rd – 9:30-3:30

 to schedule at beata.kc@gmail.com

6 hours course|$150 + $ 7.5 gst

For students work click HERE

For more details and jewelry pictures click HERE

Electrochemical etching is a safe, non toxic way to etch copper and other non ferrous metals. Using metal salt solutions and low voltage electricity, you can create crisp, clean etchings with precise detail. This involves no acids or toxic chemicals and is safe to do even on your kitchen table.
In this 4 hour class you’ll learn how to apply resists, including photocopy transfers, etch copper with patterns or images, cut out shapes for your jewellery using basic metalsmithing techniques, attach findings and apply a patina to bring out the details.
Each student will have time to complete several pieces of jewellery including pendants and earrings.



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WAX CARVING/LOST WAX with Andrea Roberts

May 1st and 8th from 10am -5pm

14 hours course|$320 + %16 gst ( that includes silver for 2 projects and casting)

For students work click HERE

For more details and jewelery pictures click HERE

Learn the age old technique of lost wax carving – a fascinating way of making silver and gold jewellery by carving jewellery out of wax, then creating a mold of the wax, melting the wax and pouring molten silver or gold in to make a solid silver version of your wax mold. A great class for anyone interested in making jewellery.
In the class, all students will learn to carve and shape the wax into different shapes and design whole pieces of jewellery in wax. Students will be able to make 2 designs throughout the course as well as learning the techniques.
The classes are all run by expert tutor Andrea Roberts with years of professional experience, friendly, knowledgeable and approachable. The size of the classes is kept small to allow plenty of one-on-one attention and the maximum number of students for this class is 4.

 This class doesn’t teach  spruce and casting, we sent all the project to casting company.




 

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SCULPTED SOFT WAX/LOST WAX with Andrea Roberts  NEW

if you don’t see dates on the calendar above please email us 

 to schedule at beata.kc@gmail.com

For more details and jewelery pictures click HERE

4 hours course|$140 + $7 gst ( students take their pieces for casting by themselves)

Besides different harder waxes there is a great option to ‘sculpt’ your projects by using a softer, stickier wax. This kind of wax is applied where harder wax won’t be able to ‘do the job’. Sculpting wax can moled to  give you more of an organic look. You will be able to create little miniature objects by hand without a mold directly or create molds by using templates from objects like: shells, buttons, textured templates or even carve patterns directly into the hardened polymer clay mold by using wax carving tools or burs attached to the flexible shaft machine.




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LEATHER WORK level 2 with Beata Kacy  

if you don’t see dates on the calendar above please email us 

 to schedule at beata.kc@gmail.com

4 hours course|$120+5% gst

For students work click HERE

For more details and class pictures click HERE

Please call for other class dates or choose day and time which suits you.

During the class students will use their knowledge of cutting leather, riveting, texturing and combining 2 surfaces together. Small mixed media bag  ( felt and leather) will be the final product of the class.




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METAL CLAY MARATHON with ENAMELING with Beata Kacy

if you don’t see dates on the calendar above please email us 

 to schedule at beata.kc@gmail.com

( 2 days course)

10 hours course|$220 + $11 gst

For students work click HERE

For more details and jewelry pictures click HERE

Please call for other class dates or choose day and time which suits you.

The Ten hour course gives you an opportunity to learn about a large spectrum of metal clay. From mixing and conditioning, to making jewelery, learning firing programs and finishing your pieces. You will learn different techniques in metal clay as well as leaning how to enamel your pieces, and makes molds. You will leave the course with few ready to take home pieces (depending on their complexity). You will have the choice of using copper, bronze or white bronze during the class and make mixed pieces.

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METAL CLAY FOR BEGINNERS with Beata Kacy

July 7th  6:00 – 9:00pm

 ( 2 days course, second session will be decided in the class)

6 hours course|$120 + $6 gst

For students work click HERE

For more details and jewelry pictures click HERE

Please call for other class dates or choose day and time which suits you.

In the 5 hour course you will learn the basic techniques in making metal clay pendants. You will learn how to texture surfaces with various techniques and you will also make your own molds for your pendants. At the end of the class you will have 2 pieces ready to take home. You will have the choice of using copper, bronze or white bronze during the class.

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FINGERPRINTS IN METAL CLAY with Beata Kacy

if you don’t see dates on the calendar above please email us 

 to schedule at beata.kc@gmail.com

 

4 hours |$110 + $ 5.50 gst

For students work click HERE

For more details and jewelry pictures click HERE

Please call for other class dates or choose day and time which suits you.

Babies and Adults Fingerprints – Preserve your dearests finger prints by turning it into pendant or charm.

New parents can now splash out on keepsakes which incorporate an impression of their baby’s fingerprints. We will send you a kit first, to make the mold of your child’s fingerprints, which you will then bring to the class. Or a perfect gift to give to your loved one with a personal message and your fingerprint forever imprinted in pendants, key chains or charms.

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METAL CLAY LEVEL 2 with Beata Kacy

if you don’t see dates on the calendar above please email us 

 to schedule at beata.kc@gmail.com

 

6 hours course|$120 + $ 6 gst

For students work click HERE

For more details and jewelry pictures click HERE

Please call for other class dates or choose day and time which suits you.

 

Level 2 Metal clay is build of multi sessions designed to your needs. Explore new metal clay techniques like Inlay using 2 kids of metals in high fire schedule or 2 kids of metal for mid fire schedule. Learn to make hollow form, and pendants with hinges. Use paper clay with metal clay to achieve hollow parts in designs. Use mocume gane techniques and many more. Pin us and we will design class to your needs.

6 hour level2 technique is just a beginning i a long level2 metal clay journey.


Metal Clay Classes




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METALSMITHING LEVEL 1

June 5th and 12th from 12:00pm – 7:30 pm

 to schedule at beata.kc@gmail.com

15 hours course|$ 280 +  $14 gst

For students work click HERE

For more details and jewelry pictures click HERE

Please call for other class dates or choose day and time which suits you.

Hungry for jewelery? Is there already an idea in your mind? Or do you just want to deepen your skills? No prior jewelery making experience necessary only fun and passion.

Create your own pieces of jewelry – We will teach you the basics of traditional metalsmithing.

Learn sawing, drilling, filing, annealing, forming, soldering, milling and forging on different surfaces and learn to combine the learned skills to construct your design.

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METALSMITHING LEVEL 2 with Demer

if you don’t see dates on the calendar above please email us 

 to schedule at beata.kc@gmail.com

15 hours course|$ 280 +  $14 gst

For more details and jewelery pictures click HERE

Please call for other class dates or choose day and time which suits you.

Dive into the world of jewelry and make an elaborate one of a kind! We will show you the advanced metalsmithing techniques. Use cold connection ( hinges, rivets and interlocking), construct bezels and set your own stone. Discover etching techniques and more.

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SILVER SOLDER PENDANT Level 1

if you don’t see dates on the calendar above please email us 

 to schedule at beata.kc@gmail.com

3 hours course | $80 +$4 gst

For students work click HERE

For more details and jewelery pictures click HERE

Please call for other class dates or choose day and time which suits you.

During the course you will be lead through basic of soldering using hot iron and led free solder. Technique is based on stained glass course meaning you will discover basic stain glass process including straight glass cutting, using copper tape, solder, flux, and aging techniques using black patina.

You will be provided with detailed handouts with pictures, and all the info where to buy fordable supplies and set up your own studio at home. All the supplies during the course are provided. You can bring your photographs if you want to use them for your pendants other wise you can use pictures from my personal gallery.

Silver Solder Classes

Silver Solder



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SOAP MAKING & BATHBOMBS with Beata Kacy

dates above the calendar

3 hours course|$75 + $3.75 gst

For students work click HERE

For more details and soap pictures click HERE

Please call for other class dates or choose day and time which suits you.

Using all natural ingredients, pure essential oils and olive oil you will learn how to make your own handmade soaps. You will be provided with handouts and additional soap recipes.


Classes Options



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POLYMER MAGIC with Beata Kacy

 

September 16th 6:30pm-9:30pm

October 17th 2 pm-5 pm

 

3 hours course|$ 70 + $3.5 gst

For students work click HERE

For more details and jewelery pictures click HERE

Please call for other class dates or choose day and time which suits you.


Would you ever believe you could use a pasta machine to make polymer clay beads, or extrude thin spaghetti shapes to decorate beads.  In the Soigne Polymer Magic Course that’s exactly what you will do.  During the course you will make 3 different kind of beautiful beads in various sizes. We will be using a Millefiori [The term millefiori is a combination of the Italian words “mille” (thousand) and “fiori” (flowers)] technique for all the beads. During the course you can either spend the entire three hours making your beads, or spend time making beads and then building your own necklace with them.


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COZY FELT LAB with Beata Kacy

if you don’t see dates on the calendar above please email us 

 to schedule at beata.kc@gmail.com

4 hours course|$ 120 + $6 gst

For students work click HERE

For more details and felt pictures click HERE

Please call for other class dates or choose day and time which suits you.

During Cozy Felt Lab you will learn both dry and wet method in felting.  You will make  poncho using lattice method with your choice of design and colors . Making shawl as a second piece you will discover how to mix silky chiffons with felt and yearn using laminated method. Make felt with drape and fluidity. Discover the limitless design possibilities of nuno felting, a technique in which one felts into a previously established fabric. In this class you’ll start with a plain silk background as your “canvas” and transform it using  wool fiber and non-felting materials such as fabric pieces, yarns, ribbons and fibers for a collage effect.

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SILVER SOLDER PENDANT Level 2 with Beata Kacy

if you don’t see dates on the calendar above please email us 

 to schedule at beata.kc@gmail.com

3 hours course|$ 80 + $4 gst

For students work click HERE

For more details and jewelery pictures click HERE

Please call for other class dates or choose day and time which suits you.

During both courses demos will have place such as using rolling mill for textures, aging process using patina, enamel, how to make cement blocks, or how to use found objects in our designs. Instructor will be providing constructive feedback about technique, composition and ideas.


Metal Clay Classes



 

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