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2-Day Foldforming for Jewelry Making Workshop with Charles Lewton-Brain

  • Saturday, February 29, 2020
  • 10:00 AM
  • Sunday, March 01, 2020
  • 5:00 PM
  • 5353 Buford Highway NE Doraville GA 30340
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2-Day Workshop

Foldforming for Jewelry Making

instructed by

Charles Lewton-Brain


February 29 - March 1, 2020

Saturday - Sunday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm daily

          

This workshop is an overview of the whole system.  Foldforming is an easy learned way of shaping sheet metal with hand tools.  Learn to use foldforming in a smaller scale, aiming for jewlery making, concentrating on techniques that work for jewelry, and the mosot appropriate foldforming approaches for textures, shapes and designs for small work.  Bracelets, brooches and earrings are addressed.

ABOUT CHARLES LEWTON-BRAIN

Charles learned and worked in Germany, Canada and the United States.  His work is concerned with nature and structure.  His jewelry and research into compositional systems for metal working has been published internationally.  He invented and disseminated foldforming, a system of working sheet metal new to the field.  He received Canada's highest honor for Craft, The Saidye Bronfman Governor Generals Award.  Charles co-founded the Ganoksin Project with Dr. Hanuman Aspler in 1996, now the worlds largest educational website for jewelers.  He has over 1000 pages of his writing there.


Material List:

  • Copper sheet, 24 gauge 6" x 12"
  • Brass wire, 22 gauge, 1' or so round
  • 18 or 20 gauge iron binding wire
  • Hammers and mallets.  Best are forging and raising hammers
  • Safety goggles and ear plugs or muffs
  • Notebook, pens, camera or recording samples

Questions, email artist assistant: Alan Bremer, alanscottbremer@gmail.com

Cost

$350 Members

$375 Non Members


Where

MAGG Studio, 5353 Buford Highway NE, Doraville, GA 30340

Registration

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Register for the workshop with the participation fee payable in advance via the MAGG website at www.metalartsguildga.org

If your payment is accepted, you are registered for the workshop.  If the workshop is sold out and you want to be added to the wait list, email info@metalartsguildga.com.

Cancellation / Refund Policy

If you need to cancel your registration, please notify the workshop contact as soon as possible.  A cancellation fee of 20% of the workshop tuition will be charged on cancellations received more than 28 days before the start of the workshop.  Cancellations received less than 28 days but more than 7 days before the workshop will receive a 50% refund; cancellations received 7 days or less before the start of the workshop will receive no refund.  If your seat in the workshop can be filled, only the cancellation fee (20%) will apply.

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