Bead Fest Santa Fe 2017
 

Workshops by Sara Lukkonen

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03/23/20178:30 am - 12:30 pm Thursday, March 23, 2017
428, Enameling and Black Paint Etching - $170
  
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Level: Intermediate Description of Workshop Levels
Technique: Enameling, Etching, Lampworking, Torchwork

Fundamentals, skills, and techniques covered:
• Enameling larger spheres
  • Understanding using the heat of the flame
  • Black paint etching on a 3-D object
 
 
We will be enameling and then etching off a design of your choice with both a flat surface and a sphere, oval or orbit shape large bead. This technique is just like when we were kids and made those fun little crayon etched pictures for our parents! You can make several pieces to use in you work later. You WILL complete this project in class.

Prerequisites/Skills Needed: Enameling experience helpful but not necessary

Materials you are required to bring: 1- canister of Mapp Gas, safety or Didymium glasses, scratching tools----such as dental picks, exacto knife, t-pin or small awl, wear cotton or natural fiber clothing or bring a welders apron. No bare legs!!!!

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428, Enameling and Black Paint Etching - $170 [More Info]
Sara Lukkonen
03/23/20174:30 pm - 8:30 pm Thursday, March 23, 2017
800, Mosaic Bangles - $160
 
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Level: All Levels Description of Workshop Levels
Technique: Assembly, Basics, Design, Enameling, Metalwork, Torchwork

Fundamentals, skills, and techniques covered:
• Basic enameling
  •Understanding the heat of the torch
  • Applying enameled mosaic tiles to metal

Learn the basics of torch enameling with Sara Lukkonen, the owner-artist of C-Koop Beads. Using a Hot Head Torch™ learn safely to add colorful enamel powders to copper. You will learn how to cut and finish the enameled tiles to be applied to the bangle each student will have his or her own workstation. You WILL complete this project in class.

Prerequisites/Skills Needed: It will be helpful to know how to use a torch and some enameling experience

Materials you are required to bring: One canister of Mapp gas, safety glasses, wear natural fiber clothing that cover legs or bring welders apron, metal scissors-Fiskers work the best

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800, Mosaic Bangles - $160 [More Info]
Sara Lukkonen