This class concentrates on copper, brass and sterling silver rings made to decorate the hand. Participants will learn basic fabrication techniques used to make handmade rings such as piercing, forming, soldering, hollow forms and surface finishing. In addition, there will be demonstrations on various stone setting methods, for example: bezel wire, prong and hammer setting. Discussions will include applying the principles of design to ring making, and a brief history of rings to gain an appreciation for their use and meaning in world cultures. This class is open to beginning + intermediate students.
TUITION: $240 + FEES: $45
Mon | 6:00-9:00PM | 2/19-4/9 | Room: 407 | 8 Weeks
Kate Katomski is a multi-media artist and educator whose inter-disciplinary experience includes sculpture, printmaking, performance, video and installation. She received a BFA in Ceramics with a minor in Textiles from the University of Washington, Seattle, WA (1985). She received a MFA in Studio Art at Maine College of Art, Portland ME (2002).
Supplies provided with additional supplies available for purchase.
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