Woodland Fairy Bracelet Copper Electroforming for Artists and Mad Scientists
A The Tucson Bead Show Workshop [select another show]
I grew up in Los Gatos, Ca. and graduated from Los Gatos High School as an art student. I began my formal art training at San Jose State University. After a few years of study I began to worry about making a living as an artist. I opted for a degree in geology as I was good at it and the colors and properties of minerals intrigued the artistic side of me. I graduated with a MS degree in geology and a teaching credential in art and science. I received local and national awards for mentoring and training. Working on the edge has been the biggest factor in my ability to grow as an artist. I believe It is important to live for today. 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.
Workshop currently full to capacity.
Location: The Tucson Bead Show
Skill Levels: All
Dates/Times: February 3, from 9:00am to 2:00pm
$75 » Workshop
$75 » Kit Fee. Includes: Premade adjustable heavy copper bangle, electroformed flower, dichroic glass cabochon, glass micro-beads, 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.
Class Equipment List for Students to Bring:
• Bead mat/work surface
• Magnifying glasses or readers
• Xacto knife with point
• Pliers (round nose, chain nose, etc)
• Hemostats 2-3
• 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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