etched and pierced design ball rivetedpendant

March 23, 2017 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

For Beginners and 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.

Recommended -bring your own safety glasses.

REGISTER BY March 17, 2017

SNOW DATE: March 30, 2017

Cost: $60 non-museum members/$54 museum members

Workshop 3

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.