Portland, OR 2020 Art and Soul Workshops

Workshop Details

Ruth Greening
9:00 - 4:30
Sunday March 22

Molten Magic

$ 160  


Learn to create beautiful texture by combining molten silver with copper sheet. Ruth will show you how to cut a shape from copper sheet for your project, then you will cover it with texture through the molten magic of melted silver! The result is a wonderfully rich surface texture of ridges and waves. Then, you will learn how to apply an iridescent patina with a torch by flame painting the surface. Ruth will also show you how to make a beautiful silver chain to hang it from. Students can expect to finish pendant and start on the chain during class, or 2-3 molten magic pieces.

Materials fee $50 paid directly to instructor at beginning of class includes:

copper sheet, scrap silver, silver wire and jump rings, use of torch and fuel and finishing tools and 1 face mask

Supplies You Need to Bring to Class in addition to materials provided by instructor:

Basic Jewelry hand tools; Jewelry pliers, flat noes, chain nose and round. Hand files with #2 and #4 cut. Chasing hammer and small steel bench plate Safety glasses.