Electroforming Sculpted Beads with Klew and Terry For Artists and Mad Scientists

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Instructors: Terry Henry and Karen Lewis
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.

Skill Levels: All
Dates/Times: July 28, from 4:30pm to 8:30pm
Fees:
$80 » workshop fee
$35 » lab fee will be paid to each instructor at the beginning of class. First half of the class has a fee of $15 for polymer clay materials and the second half of the class has a fee of $25 for electroforming materials.

This class explores electroforming polymer clay. Klew (aka Karen Lewis) will share her techniques for sculpturing polymer clay into beautifully textural interesting beads and Terry Henry will provide instruction for electroforming and finishing your sculptured creations. The results are extremely lightweight metallic beads that can be used in earrings, necklaces or wherever your creative muse leads you. You will explore working with polymer clay and the endless possibilities of copper electroforming. Projects will need to process 24 hours* for proper copper deposition. * At 4pm the following day students return to Terry to complete their project by cleaning and finishing their bead. Should returning to complete finishing not be an option for a student, arrangements should be make to have it finished and shipped later in the week (small fee will apply).

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