Words From The Heart

Words From The Heart​ – $100.00

Friday, March 24, 2023 | *10am-5pm (*With Lunch Break)

Instructor: Erin Keck

Level: All Levels.

Technique: Cold Connections/Etching/Metalwork/Stamping.

Skills and techniques taught: Chemical etching, cold enameling, metal stamping, cold connections.

Description: In this informative class students will be creating a unique heart shaped brooch. Using several different metal working techniques students will learn the process of altering metal. Techniques covered will be, chemical etching, cold enameling, texturizing, stamping, and jewelry design. Students will also be taught several different cold connections. Each student will leave with a finished fashionable pin and a wealth of knowledge to use in future metal working.

You WILL complete this project in class.

Kit: $25.00 – This cost is in addition to the class fee and is paid directly to the instructor in class

Kit includes: Everything – All metal for project, etching solution, cold enameling products, use of tools for texturizing and stamping, all embellishment Findings. Skills Required: Finger dexterity, bring glasses if needed

Instructor Will Bring: All tools – Stamping tools, hammers, rivet setters, metal shears, _heat tools, bench blocks, protective surface

Materials You are Required to Bring:  Apron, lap towel, safety glasses, vinyl gloves. Basic jewelry tool kit if they have it, consisting of chain nose pliers, round nose pliers, flush cutter. Teacher will also have extras to share. .

 

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About Erin Keck

The Eye’s On You

The Eye’s On You – $80.00

Sunday, March 26, 2023 | 9am-1pm

Instructor: Roxan O’Brien
Level: All Levels
Technique: Cold Connections/Metalwork/Coloring Metal
Skills and techniques taught: Students will learn how to rivet, set a cabochon, metal stamping, and patina.

Description: If you always wanted to work with metal but have been intimidated, this is an easy and fun class using an eye cabochon as a focal point. Learn how to rivet, use metal stamps, set a cabochon and patina copper. Choose from a variety of animal or human eyes to create a unique copper pendant.

You WILL complete this project in class.

Kit: $25 – This cost is in addition to the class fee and is paid directly to the instructor in class

Kit includes: All copper to complete this pendant, jump ring, eye cabochon, rivets, and cabochon cup.

Skills Required: None

Instructor Will Bring: All tools, metal stamps, patina, sanding pads, pliers, and files.

Materials You are Required to Bring: None

 

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