Found Metal Figure Sculpture

Date/Time: 3 Mondays, July 8 – 22, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Tuition: $150 Member/$187 Non-Member
Material Fee: $50 payable to instructor
Age/Level: Adults, All Levels

Fabricate your own found metal figure sculpture. Wrenches, nuts, bolts, nails, pipes, tools, almost anything made of steel can be cut, ground, or welded together to form a sculpture. Public sculptor Jon Kamrath can help you learn how in this class.

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Silverpoint Drawing: The Delicate Line

Date/Time: Tuesday, May 7, 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Favored in the Renaissance before the invention of the graphite pencil, silverpoint steps into the 21st century with improved tools, materials and techniques. Trail a fine line of real sterling silver on paper you have prepared yourself in class. Silverpoint is an elegant choice for small, detailed work, realistic or abstract. Learn how to apply the surface ground, along with stroke techniques. Trace provided images, or draw your own to create a suite of small drawings which fit into your own hand-painted origami portfolio.

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Rosa Mystica

Date/Time: Sunday, May 19, 12:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Greg Kraft
In this class you will create welded a steel rose. You will learn hands-on cutting, grinding, sanding and welding steel. Safety first: Wear jeans, closed toe leather shoes, a long sleeved cotton shirt, hair tie, and insulated leather gloves. You will be cutting 3 metal discs with a hand shear into rose petals, cutting a steel rod with an angle grinder for your stem and sanding it all with an angle grinder or pad sander. The discs will be welded to the steel rod and once cooled the steel petals will be systematically bent and pounded with hand tools into a rose that will always bloom.

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