This class provides an introduction to the techniques of Chasing & Repoussé, raising and sinking sheet metal to create texture and volume.
We will work in thin tin, without heat, using plastilina clay as a resist. This class is suitable for anyone with reasonable eye/hand coordination–no strength or prior forging experience is required. We’ll discuss the basic tools and techniques, and you’ll apply them to chase and raise a simple design in the lid of a small box.
Sunday 2 December, 2018 – 12 noon to 4 pm.
Depending on weather, this class may work indoors or outside under shelter.
Class fee is $100, and is limited to 3 students. Basic tools will be available for purchase separately.