"Flame Painting" Saturday September 2, 2023 10:00am - 3:00pm
This class is so much fun to watch the colors develop as you use a torch to paint on metal, it is truly an amazing process. You will learn how to use a torch flame to create colorful patterns on copper to create two beautiful cuff bracelets or maybe earrings, even a pendant it you so desire. The results you achieve with flame painting is astonishing.
Instructor: Julie Boudreaux
Date: Saturday September 2, 2023
Time: 10:00am - 3:00pm
Skill Level: All Levels
Age Limit: 16 and Over
Maximum Class Size: 6
Class Fee: $ 80.00
Kit Fee: No additional cost.... Included in Class fee
ABOUT YOUR TEACHER:
Julie began creating jewelry over fifteen years ago. She is talented, creative and qualified to teach just about anything: all types of metal and silversmithing, Precious Metal Clay (PMC), wire works, sheet metals, wire wrapping, fused glass, lampwork glass, wire and beading techniques. She has studied at the prestigious William Holland School of Lapidary Arts, at Rio Grande, and she is a certified PMC artisan. Her work can be seen at Gallery 782 in Biloxi, MS
You will use a torch to paint by fire a wide varity of colors on copper, you will then attach the flmed painted copper to a copper cuff using a cold connection process, thereby creating a one-of-kind patterned copper bracelet. Flame painting is an amazing process and Julie will show you all the secrets of painting with fire.
Flame Painting is a type of craftsmanship that paints vivid colors on to metal using a flame from a torch. Using copper as your canvas and a torch as your paint brush you will obtain amazing & vibrant colors... The color is done without chemicals or paints. The color transformation is awesome to watch as you glide your torch flame over the metal.
You will Learn:
You will learn to prepare the copper, how to use a torch flame to create a wide variety color on copper, learn how to use cold connection techniques to complete the two bracelets, and you will learn polishing/finishing techniques. You will also learn how to seal your bracelet to preserve the beautiful colors you have created from disappearing. Julie will teach you what gauge metal to use, best torch to use, type of metal works best and she will teach safety tips.
Design, shaping, preping and cleaning metal, torch skills, combining two copper cuff's using cold connection skills, painting with flame, using a torch, sealing metal, do's and don't for perfect color, what type of metal to use, what gauge metal works best, what torch to use, safety tips and so much more.
None...Students will use Studio tools.
What to Wear:
You will be using a torch so please wear closed toe shoes and old clothes. Apron, latex gloves, safety glasses, apron and mask will be provided if needed.
Kit To Include:
Everything needed to complete this project
SAS by Design Studio
6170 Larkwood Ln
Long Beach, MS 39560
One seat per person per class. Space is limited so please do not bring any guests or children with you to class.
Classes will start on time.
No refunds are provided if you cannot attend your scheduled class. You may send someone in your place if you let us know to expect them. We reserve the right to cancel a class at anytime. If that happens, for any reason, you will receive a full refund. In case of inclement weather, we will reschedule the class or give a full refund.