Bead Fest Santa Fe 2017
 

Workshops by Susan Lenart Kazmer

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03/25/20178:30 am - 4:00 pmSaturday, March 25, 2017
399, Altered Surface Talismans Jewelry - $180
  
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Level: Intermediate Description of Workshop Levels
Technique: Metalwork 

Challenge what is commonly held notions of what is considered jewelry. Gain knowledge of my studio style, tools and techniques for altering sheet metal and incorporating personal mementos and found objects to create wearable works of art. Learn metal techniques such as hand hammering, shaping, stamping, build dimensional pieces by dapping, folding, forming and manipulation. finishing and a variety of oxidizing methods. Add color, layer and style to your metalwork. Learn personal methods, formulas and techniques for altering, patterning and coloring the surface of sheet metal. Work with hand made traditional and nontraditional formulas to create colorful patinas and emulate artifacts from a lost civilization. Use these altered metal pieces to build a unique charm bracelet. Jewelry techniques include clean up, polishing, design, color and layout of ideas. You WILL complete this project in class.

Prerequisites/Skills Needed: Basic metalworking skills

Materials you are required to bring: Tin snips, wire snips, needle nose and chain nose pliers, small hammer, anvil, metal file, (drill if you have one- 52 drill bits) Optional- beads, tin scraps, found or small precious objects.

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399, Altered Surface Talismans Jewelry - $180 [More Info]
Susan Lenart Kazmer
03/26/20178:30 am - 4:00 pm Sunday, March 26, 2017
915, Making connections-Riveting II step in Talismans - $180
 
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Level: Intermediate Description of Workshop Levels
Technique: Metalwork

Fundamentals, skills, and techniques covered:
• Combine layers of metal sheet, found objects and paper to create layers of negative and positive space
  • Focus on cold joining techniques such as riveting traditional, nut and screw
  •Learn to add height and dimension by incorporating technique using tubing which creates a hollow form

Combine layers of metal sheet, found objects and paper to create layers of negative and positive space to complete an unusual wearable charms, Talismans and pendants. Focus on cold joining techniques such as riveting traditional, nut and screw, bundled objects such as a small stack of paper. Also, learn to add height and dimension by incorporating technique using tubing which creates a hollow form. Learn clean up and finish work. Attach to a charm bracelet or create a pendant. Multiple pieces will be finished in class. Use of jewelers saw will be helpful. You WILL complete this project in class.

Prerequisites/Skills Needed: Good metalworking skills or Talisman Bracelet is the prerequisite

Materials you are required to bring: Please bring- jewelers saw, size 03 blades, (or tin snips) wire snips, chain nose and needle nose pliers, ball peen hammer, anvil, anvil pillow, flat metal files, photographs, transparency’s, personal objects

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915, Making connections-Riveting II step in Talismans - $180 [More Info]
Susan Lenart Kazmer