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C169 - Hinges, Doors, Books & Lockets

Mary Hettmansperger
9:00 - 4:30
Wednesday - May 30

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$ 150  

Using copper sheeting, students will design a hinged locket. Students may bring a personal photo, image or favorite paper to place in the locket, or use papers and images that Mary has selected. Mica is used to protect the image and cold connections hold it in place. Students will make one locket with a copper back and a sterling silver front and will have material to make more books and lockets using just the copper. Patinas, texturing, and metal applications, including embossing will also be covered. The focus of this class is to master the hinge using tabs to create a variety of moveable doors. It is a low-tech process with fabulous results. Students will make several different designs.

$48.00 - material fee paid to instructor at beginning of class covers all materials for projects in class


Tools needed to bring  for class:
Hammer
Bench block
Texturing hammers if desired
Needle nose pliers
Bent Nose pliers
Metal scissors or snips
Wire cutters

 

Many of the required supplies may be pre-ordered from Blue Twig Studio.  They will be ready and waiting for you to pick up when you arrive at the retreat.  For further info and to place your order, contact:

Deb Prewitt
Blue Twig Studio
Cottonwood Center for the Arts
427 E. Colorado Ave
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
719-648-6611

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