Virginia Beach 2017

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VA164 - Freida's Bird

Jean VanBrederode
9:00 - 12:00
Wednesday AM

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$ 85  

Make a distinctive piece of wearable art while paying tribute to artist Frieda Kahlo. This workshop was inspired by a self-portrait of the artist wearing a necklace of thorns and a single bird focal piece. Practice some torch enameling including a back counter coat, plus learn to layer transparent and opaque enamels, and apply a ceramic decal to an enameled piece. You may choose from several sized bird templates and many enamel colors. The instructor will provide all materials. Students will leave with a finished necklace. FYI - Be prepared for many admiring comments!

Kit fee - $20.00 payable to instructor at beginning of class includees:
All materials provided including written directions, use of shared tools, marker, sanding block, bird templates, copper, enamels and supplies, torches, tripods, trivets, decals, embellishments, jump ring, rubber choker.

Students may wish to bring their own dust mask, apron, and metal shears. Please wear natural fiber clothing, closed-toe shoes, and have long hair tied back.

Many of the required supplies may be pre-ordered from Artistic Artifacts.  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,  please visit:

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