Metal + Glass 4 day Camp! August 15 to August 18th 1pm to 4pm daily. $200pp
This intensive workshop teaches students how to work with hand tools, design concepts, subtractive and additive sculpting, kiln-forming glass, painting with glass, etching metal .. have fun learning new skills.
Everyday covers a different technique
Safety in the studio and working with various materials is covered with each new process.
Day 1: Work with vitreous enamel painting/sifting images on copper that will be fused in a kiln.
Day 2: Draw pictures onto brass or copper and learn how to etch metal (like circuit boards) and turn these images into pins/brooches.
Day 3: Working with found items: flat rocks, drift wood, twigs, bottle caps, broken ceramic bits students learn how to hand drill and rivet with metal tubing and turn their finds into charm necklaces/bracelets.
Day 4: Finish up projects.
Copper for forming, rivets, and making bracelet blanks
Brass for etching
Glass for kiln forming
Various copper, brass and bronze wire
Use of tools and equipment.
* Salt solutions are used for etching. The studio works with green alternatives whenever possible. Students will not come into contact with any harmful chemicals. Particulate masks are worn when working with glass powders. At no time are the students working with fire, or dangerous materials.
Parental consent forms are sent via email upon registration. Recommended for ages: 12-100+