Woodland Fairy Cuff Copper Electroforming for Artists and Mad Scientists

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Instructor: Terry Henry
After a career as a scientist Terry Henry answered her hearts call to turn to art full time and since November 2011 she hasn’t looked back! Terry is a native of California from the community of Los Gatos, she attended college at San Jose State University where she started out as and art student, however her concern for making a living resulted in a career path change to earth science; though all the while nourishing the desire to be and artist. Terry’s art embraces science, as she is best known for her electroforming work, which combines real flowers, insects, fossils with inorganic materials and her lampwork floral designs. Terry’s extensive teaching experience to adult learns in the field of art and science makes her class easy to understand and follow. Teaching experience: Teaching experience includes a State Single Subject Teaching Credentials in Art and Science and a Lifetime Community College Teaching Credential. I started teaching science in 1976 at State and Community College level, and art and science at the K-8 level. I teach flameworking, wire wrapping, and electroforming to adult learners across the country.

Currently not available.
Skill Levels: All
Dates/Times: July 27, from 9:00am to 4:00pm
$125 » Class Fee
$75 » Kit fee is payable to instructor at beginning of class and includes: heavy copper bangle, electroformed flower, dichroic glass cabochons, glass micro-beads, 6mm and 3mm CZ’s, Victorian stamped brass charms, copper wire, conductive paint, injection wax, glue, sealed organic material, tutorial containing detailed instructions, resources and photographs, and use of electroforming and buffing equipment and chemicals.

Interested in the newest trend in copper jewelry? Come join me as we turn found objects into copper. Explore the endless possibilities of copper electroforming in an easy to understand format. In this class we will be making a customized copper bangle cuff using electroformed flowers, stamped brass charms, dichroic glass gems, and cubic zirconia gems. The cuff will be custom fit. Techniques for setting gems will be covered. Skills covered include basic electroforming, texturing and gem setting along with gluing techniques. Class will break twice during the day to provide time for bonding, and drying. Projects will need to process 18-24 hours for proper copper deposition. In addition to class resources, students are invited to bring small gems to use in their creations. Students will need to return to the classroom roughly 24 hours later to clean and pick up projects unless other arrangements have been made during class to ship projects.

Class Equipment List for Students to Bring:
Required items: Optional Supplies:
• Magnifying glasses or readers
• Pliers (round nose, chain nose, etc.)
• Tweezers • Additional gem stones, cut and uncut
• Beads and glass cabochons
• Notebook and pen
The class will use liver of sulphur (LOS) to darken final project.

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