Raising Copper Hollow Forms
Feb 12

Raising Copper Hollow Forms

Raising Copper Hollow Forms

A Weekend Workshop with

Jay Burnham-Kidwell

February 11 & 12, 2017 - Saturday 9am-3pm - Sunday 9am-4pm

Class Location Fe Gallery/Fence World - 1100 65th Street, Sacramento, CA 95819 (just north of Hwy 50 on the corner of Elvas 7 65th St.

Workshop Fee: $265.00 includes (Saturday Lunch), oak rasing stake handouts, copper, demonstrations, group and one on one insturction.

Bring an open mind, notebook, eye and ear protection. Best, if you have themm, to bring your own raising hammer, stakes...Facility and some tool use will be available.

Jay Brunham-Kidwell has been a teacher and metalsmith since 1975. He demonstrates and teaches nationally, most recently at Adams Forge (L.A.)and Penland School (NC).

To reserve your space contact: Jay Burnham-Kidwell (928) 565-3796 or Stephen Lyman (916) 456 4455 or email art@fegallery.com

NOT A PART OF THE CLASS but may be of interest: Jay Burnham-Kidwell will demonstrate during the 2nd Saturday Art Walk @ Fe Gallery on 2/11/17 beginning approximetly at 7:00pm.

Nov 13

From Sheet To Patina

  • Fe Gallery

A Weekend of Chasing and Repousse, Formfolding and Color
Friday 9am-5pm, Saturday 9am-4pm, Sunday 9am-1pm


Repousse and Chasing with Heather McLarty

Learn the ancient techniques of repoussé and chasing to give life and three dimensions to a flat drawing and a piece of sheet copper. There will be a starter drawing for students to learn from or with instructor approval the student’s own drawing may be used, Student’s drawing must be approved prior to class - for approval email Heather at steelcrazy@roadrunner.com at least two weeks before the class. Students are encouraged to bring a smallish (1-2 pound) ball pein or chasing hammer.  If you have a heat gun or plumber’s torch, that would be helpful, also not required.


Foldforming and Color with Pat Downing

Working in copper, you will learn some of the basic techniques of Foldforming using the plasticity and elasticity of the metal to create 3-D pieces of art. Pat will go over the use of patinas both natural and from Sculpt Nouveau to finish off your creations.  Bring a favorite small hammer or two.

PRICE: $265 (includes materials, both groups, and one on one instruction)
Non-Participation Fee: $75 (includes observation of class and demonstration)

Materials:  Please bring a notebook, natural fiber clothing, work boots, gloves, and eye and ear protection.  Tools and facility use will be available. 

Lunchbreaks are one hour.  Bring a sack lunch or enjoy one of the nearby restaurants

Limited space available! 
Email: art@fegallery or call 916.456.4455 to reserve your space!

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