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Tiny Glass & Copper Journal

Thomas Ashman
9:00 - 4:30
Thur March 20

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$ 185  

Do good things really come in small packages? Well, this tiny little glass and copper journal is absolutely jam-packed with charisma and charm and will surely become a cherished treasure once you fill it with your photos, writing, or art.

Students will fabricate "from scratch" a tiny little 4" x 3" glass and copper journal. I just love the way the vintage photo transparencies look against the metal, but the images on the front and back covers are entirely up to you, just bring 4 transparency images 2"x3". I will even give you several other design choices as you construct this tiny version of my original all-metal, no-sew binding. We'll attach the copper and baroque swirled glass covers with delightfully rusted hardware. Just a few of the things you will be learning are: glass cutting, alteration of metal with torch and patina, hardware applications, hand tools, shop safety, metal fabrication, wire wrapping, basic book binding, and lots of other cool tips and tricks for a mixed media artist!

For more pictures of my journals and other information please visit www.blacksheepartist.com
 

Materials Fee $40 paid at beginning of class includes:

* illustrated instruction book
* copper plumber's tape
* baroque glass
* transparency photos (or bring your own 2"x 3")
* all needed hardware
* copper or brass wire
* chain
* beads & pins
* patina
* clearcoat (if we have time to spray it)

Supplies Needed  to bring for Class:

16 pieces of 90# hot press watercolor paper torn or deckled at 5.75" x 3.75"
* tin snips or shop shears
* sharpie
* ruler
* wire cutters
* chain nose pliers
* round nose pliers
* Phillips screwdriver
* scissors
* disposable paintbrush
* torch (optional)
 


Click here for a printable page

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