Upcoming Retreats

Virginia Beach 2017 - October 2- 8, 2017

Portland OR 2018 - February 11-18, 2018

Minneapolis 2018 - May 2-9, 2018

Virginia Beach 2017 Registration is NOW OPEN

VA128 - Altered Surface Talismans Jewelry

Susan Lenart-Kazmer
9:00 - 4:30
Wednesday October 4

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$ 150  

Challenge what is commonly held notions of what is considered jewelry. Gain knowledge of my studio style, tools and techniques for altering sheet metal and incorporating personal mementos and found objects to create wearable works of art. Learn metal techniques such as hand hammering, shaping, stamping, build dimensional pieces by dapping, folding, forming and manipulation. finishing and a variety of oxidizing methods.
Add color, layer and style to your metalwork. Learn personal methods, formulas and techniques for altering, patterning and coloring the surface of sheet metal. Work with hand made traditional and nontraditional formulas to create colorful patinas and emulate artifacts from a lost civilization. Use these altered metal pieces to build a unique charm bracelet. Jewelry techniques include clean up, polishing, design, color and layout of ideas.

KIT Fee- $25.00 payable to instructor at beginning of class includes:
bronze 20 gauge sheet metal, bronze 16 gauge wire, all patinas, jump rings, small link chain (unless you build one in Wire links 3 hour) sandpaper 

Supply List to bring:

ESSENTIAL TOOLS- tin snips, wire snips, needle nose and chain nose pliers, small hammer, anvil, metal file, (drill if you have one- 52 drill bits)

Optional- beads, tin scraps, found or small precious objects.

 

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