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Copper and Alternative Book Covers

Mary Hettmansperger
9:00 - 4:30
Friday May 29

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$ 170  

Using canvases as the base for both books, boxes and wall art, students will create several wall art pieces incorporating copper sheeting, wire, screen, foil and other interesting materials. Students will collage using papers and woven elements. Several book styles will be options using papers, mica and canvas and creating a metal door and hinge. Patinas, texturing, and metal applications will also be covered. The focus of this class is to create interesting wall collages and learn to utilize copper for book covers. It is a low-tech process with fabulous results. Students should make several during class.

Materials Fee $50 paid at beginning of class includes:

24 gauge copper sheeting
Findings and embellishments
All wires and cold connections
Mica, paper and embossing materials
All patinas

Tools Needed  to bring for Class:

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


Many of the required supplies may be pre-ordered from Meininger. They will be ready and waiting for you to pick up when you arrive at the retreat. To order supplies, contact Meininger.

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