Course Details
Price:
$230 2 seats left
Start Date:

Thu, Jun 17, 6:00pm - 8:00pm Eastern Time

Location:
Navy Yard, Brooklyn
Brooklyn Navy Yard, Bldg. #280 Studio #613
At Flushing Ave & Cumberland St Gate
New York, New York 11205
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Description
Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 2
Teacher: Michelle Greene

What you'll learn in this welding class:

What makes this Course Unique is that is is taught by an artist who has experience teaching both sculptors and welders. She is a Part-Time Associate Professor at Parsons School of Design, teaching Metal Fabrication. This class is an empowering experience for both beginners as well as people who have experienced welding in the past. The class is also unique because it will be "limited to 2 people" and we will were masks. The class structure is adhering to the current situation. You will receive individual help. The Studio has a wall of open windows for excellent ventilation.

In this class you will :  set the machine, tack, and run a bead. While learning these skills, you will create a unique small sculpture to take home. We will discuss the many advantages of Mig welding when setting up your own shop, creating furniture, art, fabrication. etc. 

WHAT TO WEAR:  Wear closed toe leather or suede shoes and cotton socks. Do not wear clothes you care about. Cotton jeans are best. Bring a long sleeved sweat shirt and wear a  long sleeved cotton shirt. Welding gear and glovesare supplied and included with session. There is no fee for metal.


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Refund Policy
Cancellation Policy: Since the class is limited to 2 people, cancellation must be made 14 days prior to session.

Refunds: If you cancel 14 days prior to class you can sign up for another time if available. Due to limited class size no refunds.

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- Class is in a professional Metal Fabrication Studio. - If Driving, enter at The Flushing Ave, and Cumberland Gate. - First stop in Brooklyn by subway. There is a free Navy Yard shuttle that stops by both the F and A train in Dumbo. It comes every 10 minutes and will let you off by Building #280

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Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
6:00pm - 8:00pm Eastern Time Michelle Greene 1 $230

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Hi, do you plan on holding this class in the future? I'm just concerned due to Coronavirus.
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Reviews of Classes at Michelle Greene Sculpture (43)

(43 Reviews)
Mig Welding
Reviewed by Jesse on 5/8/2021
Michelle was very helpful, she is an excellent teacher and welder. Her classes are small, just two people, so she can really gear the time towards your particular interests and needs. She is extremely knowledgable and answered all my questions thoroughly and patiently. The class is totally hands-on. After every try at running a bead she would go over it with us explaining what was good and what was not, and what to do differently. In just those two hours I feel like I got much better at MIG welding and learned a ton. It was a lot of fun. I plan on taking her TIG welding class next.
Mig Welding
Reviewed by Willie G. on 5/1/2021
Great class. Instructor was thorough abd focused on technique and safety. Feel much more capable of trying on my own. Looking forward to yaking the brazing class.
Mig Welding
Reviewed by Anonymous on 4/17/2021
Though I had done some research, I had not welded before taking Michelle's class. By the end of our time, I had a great understanding of the basics and clear instruction as to how to improve once I left class. Michelle's broad experience in the field drew me to this course, but from the outset it was also immediately apparent that she's a great teacher. As someone who had just done some reading she took me through each step carefully and efficiently. Beginning with prep and safety she helped me understanding how to organize my workspace. When we got to welding she demonstrated technique in a comprehensive way before turning it over to me. I made my fair share of mistakes, but I steadily improved because Michelle helped me evaluate my work and usually offered more than one way to correct any mistakes. By the end of class I understood how to run an ideal bead, but also how to recover from my mistakes. This was a very informative class and I can't recommend it enough for beginners or anyone who is looking to reacquaint themselves with the basics.
Mig Welding
Reviewed by Mamoun on 3/5/2021
Class was great! I now feel confident using the facilities at my job to MIG weld sculptures. 10/10!
Mig Welding
Reviewed by Joseph Matunis on 2/28/2021
I've been meaning to learn to weld for decades and I can't think of a better introduction than the one I got with Michelle. She's remarkably knowledgeable and experienced in a wide range of welding and metal working techniques, and, (more importantly for a beginner student), a skilled, patient and enthusiastic teacher. Her class was a great combination of information about the machinery and mechanics involved, (not only in MIG but in other welding techniques) and well paced and hands-on practice of well scaffolded skills. I feel like the lesson got me exactly the practical skills and information I needed to move forward, carefully, into the world of welding.
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