What do the Statue of Liberty and Paul Revere have in common? Repousse!
Repousse is a metalworking process in which a malleable metal is shaped by hammering from the reverse side to create a design in low relief. Chasing is the opposite technique to repoussé, and the two are used in conjunction to create a finished piece. This workshop will teach the techniques and applications of repousse. Each student will be using copper to create a finished piece of art using their new knowledge. Taught by Joanne and Bruce Hunter.
For ages 10-14, this class is limited to 8 students.
Saturday May 31 1-3 pm The River Room
Saturday June 7 1-3 pm The River Room
Joanne and Bruce Hunter own The Art Spot, a Fine Arts School in Connecticut, teaching children and adults watercolor, pastels, oils and many other art and hand craft techniques. Other programs include Artist in Residence programming in schools throughout the east coast, private art lessons and portfolio development for high school students. They are award-winning artists, have pieces in many private collections, and show in galleries and regional shows. They are well known for their collaborative pieces of community and school driven public art works created in mosaic mural medium.
Register for the Copper Repousse Workshop
Please Note: You will receive an email confirmation of your place in class. If you select a class with two parts, please make sure you are able to attend both workshop dates. Finished workshop pieces will be kept for a Gallery Exhibit on Saturday, June 28th.