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C245 - Copper and Alternative Book Covers

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

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$ 155  

Using copper sheeting, wire, screen, foil and other interesting materials, students will design book covers. Several book styles will be options using papers, mica and canvas. Patinas, texturing, and metal applications, including embossing will also be covered. The focus of this class is to learn to utilize copper for book covers. It is a low-tech process with fabulous results. Students should make several during class.

$50.00 - material fee  paid to instructor at beginning of class includes:

everything needed for the class
24 gauge copper sheeting
2 canvases
Findings and embellishments
All wires and cold connections
Mica, paper and embossing materials
All patinas

Tools you need to bring for class:

Bench block
Texturing hammers if desired
Needle nose pliers
Metal scissors or snips
Wire cutters

Most of the required supplies for your classes can be pre-ordered from Collage. 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:

Maria Raleigh



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