Learn metal fabrication techniques to create textured art jewelry, including fold-forming, cutting, filing, stamping, piercing, doming and soldering. Unique patterns can be applied freehand or etched from texture mats. Try different settings, spinner rings, tube/wire rivets and drill river stones, using motorized hand tools for professional finishing. Lots of options, lots of fun!
Kay Rashka has taught jewelry metals classes since 2000, after taking a novice jewelry class 35 years ago. Her book, Bead Meets Metal, features Kay’s metalwork designs incorporating an eclectic mix of beads. Her work is available at the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art Store (MMoCA). Kay’s teaching includes Sievers, the Milwaukee Bead & Button Show, and Madison Art Glass Bead Show. www.kayrashka.com, http://kayrashka.blogspot.comNo tags for this post.