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Leather Sandbag Formed Pendant

Denver School of Metal Arts

Saturday, March 18, 2017 - Sunday, March 19, 2017
Denver School of Metal Arts 6810 N. Broadway, Unit L Clear Creek Business Center DenverCO  80221
Saturday, March 18, 2017 - Sunday, March 19, 2017
Denver School of Metal Arts 6810 N. Broadway, Unit L Clear Creek Business Center DenverCO  80221

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What's Included

Leather Sandbag Formed Pendant Instructor: Judy Brown Prerequisite: Metalsmithing I Class Limit: 10 Class Duration: 16 Hours This two day class will give you the opportunity to create beautiful dimensional designs in a pendant, reminiscent of chasing/repoussé, without the expense or mess of using pitch! The depth and design elements learned in this class will provide a new way to take your jewelry making techniques to a spectacular design that has the appearance of what a hydraulic press can do (or chasing/repoussé). It will become your mobile creativity technique without the cost of expensive equipment. Design is an important part of the process, and this class will teach you a fun innovative way to achieve design quickly and efficiently. You will have the opportunity to explore design by first making multiple pieces out of copper. Your final piece, in Sterling silver, will be created from the techniques you used to create your one of kind copper pieces. Techniques learned on day one: -Design a basic desired shape -Layout of design using cut and shaped brass wire prototypes -Techniques in moving the metal to your desired design outcome -Exploration of small hand tools to achieve dimension, transferable to any of your jewelry designs -Planning for the final design to be completed in Sterling silver on day two Techniques learned on day two: -Creating your final design in Sterling silver -Shaping the final design from techniques learned in the day one process -Cutting, filing and fitting parts to the final design -Clean up and polishing

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The Denver School of Metal Arts is a dynamic jewelry making school that specializes in year round classes, workshops and summer intensive courses for jewelers and metalsmiths. Our classes are taught by experienced jewelry artists and teachers, who provide a stimulating environment in which our students are able to explore their design potential and hone their technical skills.

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Denver School of Metal Arts 6810 N. Broadway, Unit L Clear Creek Business Center DenverCO  80221
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