Birds of a Feather

Birds of a Feather – $70.00

Friday, April 1, 2022 | 2pm-5pm

Instructor: Roxan O’Brien
Level: All Levels
Technique: Metalwork/Stamping/Patina/Coloring Metal
Skills and techniques taught: Metal stamping, coloring on metal and use of patina

Description:
Create this whimsical bird with the look of an enameled piece without the use of a kiln! This amazing technique uses colored pencil and permanent ink to color a copper surface. In this workshop you will learn how to create this “birds of a feather” by preparing copper to accept hand-applied color for a permanent effect, and how to use metal stamps, fluid color and patina to design a beautiful pendant you can be proud of. Beginners welcome! No prior skills or experience is needed.

You WILL complete this project in class.

Kit: $25 – This cost is in addition to the class fee paid directly to the instructor in class
Kit includes:
Copper, several grades of sand paper, turpentine, alcohol, liquid prep, jump rings, cotton, patina. And all supplies needed and written instructions. All tools needed to complete this project like hammers, pliers, etc.

Skills Required:
None

Materials You are Required to Bring:
Students should bring 1-12 pack of Prsimacolor premiere colored pencils (in tin only); no other colored pencils will work, or share the  teacher’s colored pencils with the group. 

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Stamp Your Art Out – Handstamped Bracelet

Stamp Your Art Out – Handstamped Bracelet – $70.00

Saturday, April 2, 2022 | 2pm-5pm

Instructor: Amanda Leonhart

Instructor: Amanda Leonhart
Level: Beginners
Technique: Stamping
Skills and techniques taught: Handstamping, lashing metal to leather

Description: In this class you will learn how to handstamp an aluminum or copper blank, shape it and attach it to a leather bracelet with wire, while learning tips and tricks along the way

You will complete this project in class.

Kit: $20 – This cost is in addition to the class fee paid directly to the instructor in class

Kit includes:  Aluminum or copper blank, leather, magnetic clasp, wire, incidentals. Instructor will provide tools needed such as hammer, steel block, ruler, stamping tape, sharpie, wire and will have multiple style font stamps and design stamps for the class to share

Skills Required: Steady hands and able to hold and swing a 16oz hammer

Materials You are Required to Bring: Flush cutters, your favorite stamp set or metal stamp designs if you have any that you would like to use

 

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