Beginning Metalsmithing Intensive
Come and immerse yourself in a fun 2-day workshop of basic and intermediate metalsmithing techniques! This workshop is heavily technique driven in teaching the How & Why of what we are doing and encouraging creativity. All you need is interest and patience as you’ll be guided along. Learn how to manipulate metal to create jewelry through demonstrations and hands-on work focusing on the proper techniques needed to build a strong foundation for the metal arts. Fabricated metal work will be designed on paper and translated into copper and/or brass with the guidance of the instructor. Participants will use hand and power tools and will learn the fundamentals of sawing, filing, hammering, shaping, texturing, torch control, multiple soldering techniques and patination. You will leave with at least 3 finished pieces and possibilities are pendants, medallions, earrings and experimentation with metal. This workshop has a maximum of 4 students and will include all materials/consumables and use of all tools/equipment.
Participants must be at least 18 yrs old. No prior experience is necessary. Workshop sign-ups are per person. Please sign up at least 48hours in advance or email to see if theres availability. If you are signing up with friend(s) it’s recommended to purchase together to confirm availability of spots open. Once sign up is received you will be sent additional workshop info to the email you signed up with on PayPal. Please respond to that. Please Contact the studio if you don’t see a date that accommodates your schedule or for any other questions.
Tuesday & Wednesday or Saturday & Sunday
$230 ~ 8hrs
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Located in Los Angeles, Ca 90031 exact address is given out with appointment or workshop sign up