Easy access right off the 5 freeway in Santa Ana. Conveniently located near Tustin, Orange and Irvine.

Located in the trendy artist loft area in the heart of Orange County. Easy access to the Santa Ana transit center.

New bright and unique environment enhances the Creative Place studio.

Learn all about metal clay and keep your skills growing with innovative new classes with Master Cindy Pankopf and guest instructors.

Classroom space, tools and equipment provided for creating, firing, cleaning and finishing your jewelry.

Creative Place is relocating to the Pearl District in Portland!

New! Online Metal Clay Education

Learning offerings have expanded to include:

* 1-on-1 Online Tutoring: interactive live training via webcam

* Webinars: each featuring a different metal clay subject with an opportunity for questions
* Video Courses: free, single rental, and subscription programs
It is even easier to learn from Cindy. Check out all the new offerings here. Stay tuned for even more. This exciting new concept is just beginning!

Featured on Beads, Baubles and Jewels Today’s Heirlooms: Vintage Spoon Rings with Cindy Pankopf

Author Cindy Pankopf shares her technique for using antique salt spoons and other found objects to create beautiful molds. Learn how to use silver metal clay to create unique Vintage Spoon Rings using those same molds. Katie creates a bracelet from knotted wire and beads in her Beading Lesson. Check it out on your local Public Television station.