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Portland, OR 2023 FALL Registration is NOW OPEN

Picture This

Ruth Greening
9:00 - 4:30
Fri Oct 13

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$ 185  

Have you ever imagined drawing with silver? In this class you will learn how to create a beautiful picture combing positive and negative space with your jeweler’s saw, silver wire and sheet.
You will be making miniature works of art to wear as a piece of jewelry! Consider adding a small cabochon stone for accent using bezel wire. Your imagination is your only limit!

Materials Fee $65 in cash  paid at beginning of class includes:

enough silver for two pendants, Flux, solder, sanding papers, polishing supplies. Butane, patina and applicators and other disposables.
I will also have additional silver and a small selection of stones for sale.

Supplies Needed  to bring for Class:

please bring a small cabochon stone if you wish to add one.
Basic jewelry tools; flat, needle nose, half round with flat pliers. 6” to 8” flat and half round jewelry files, cut #2, these are jewelry files for metal not diamond files**Please no ‘Harbor freight specials’** check Otto Frei for good files. Jeweler’s saw with 1/0 or 2/0 blades. Ruler or digital measuring calipers.
Large butane torch (like a Big Buddy) I will have butane gas available.
Portable bench pin. Because of the way the tables are made it is a good idea to have some extra strips of wood to help the fit, maybe a stack of popsicle sticks? A Steel bench block, tweezers
Rawhide hammer, ball peen hammer, texture hammers if you want
Nice to have but not necessary are ring forming pliers with plastic inserts, optical assistance and lighting.

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Proud Sponsors for Art & Soul

For your convenience, you may pre-order your materials for classes! Your materials will be waiting for you at the retreat. And you can always purchase additional materials at the retreat.

Runaway Art and Craft Studio

Runaway Art and Craft Studio is our onsite store and sponsor for Portland, OR Retreats.
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