Wire Work and Soldering Workshop 2014, Ages 8-18, Sunday June 1 and Sunday June 8

The Wire Work and Soldering Workshop shows you how to create a beautiful 2-3’ hanging wall art out of copper wire. You begin with a drawing of your intended object, translate it into copper wire, soldering all the joints together. Solder and soldering irons techniques will be taught as well as safety techniques. This piece … Read more

Copper Repousse Workshop 2014, Ages 10-14, Saturday May 31 and Saturday June 7

2014 Workshop Copper Repousse

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 … Read more

Mosaics Workshop 2014, Ages 10-18, Sunday June 1 and Sunday June 8

Girl with a Pearl Earring

The Mosaics Workshop is a fun, hands-on workshop will teach how to plan, design, prepare the tesserae, create and grout a mosaic tile plaque. Different types of glazed tiles will be used while we discuss so many other types of material suitable for mosaic use. Safety and tool use will be explored as well as … Read more