Introduction to Chasing & Repoussé

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.


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