Metalsmithing

necklace_stuentMetalsmithing Basics/Jewelry Workshop

Thursday, October 5, 2017  10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Learn the fundamental techniques used in metalsmithing to create jewelry.

Participants will use metal sheet and wire to create earrings or a pendant.

In this workshop participants will learn the basic skills of texturing metal, forming, sawing and piercing, assembly, filing and hand and  mechanical finishing.

Intermediate levels will learn etching and riveting.

You will be able to wear your creation home!

All tools needed for fabrication of projects will be provided by the instructor.

Recommended: Safety glasses

Register by September 30!

$60 non-museum members/$54 museum members


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Wednesday, November 8, 2017  Etching/Metalsmithing Workshop

10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

For Intermediate Levels. Learn the fundamental techniques used in metalsmithing to create jewelry. You will take your design skills further by learning how to enhance your designs by incorporating the techniques of etching and riveting.

In this workshop participants will learn the basic skills of texturing metal, forming, sawing and piercing, assembly, filing and hand and mechanical finishing.

Participants will use metal sheet and wire to create earrings or a pendant. You will be able to wear your creation home!

All tools needed for fabrication of projects will be provided by the instructor.

 

REGISTER BY  November 5, 2017

Cost: $70 non-museum members/$63 museum members


Metalsmith Class fees



 

Biography: Sukey Rankin, Artist and Cultural Advisor Sukey Rankin is a regional Japanese-American artist and museum volunteer who has been instrumental in helping museum staff to plan, organize, and promote the exhibition and its associated educational programs and events within the community.  Ms. Rankin is also active with the Washington County Free Library where she has presented several workshops on Japanese culture.