Antiklastisches Schmieden

 

Anbei ist ein Artikel der 1985 im Schmuck Magazin Aurum erschienen ist:

Ettagale Blauer: Potrait Michael Good in: Aurum Heft 23, IGC (Hg.) Genf (IGC) 1985,            S. 42-48

Aurum_1 Kopie

Synclastisch- beide Achsen gehen in die gleiche Richtung; Anticlastisch- die Achsen gehen in entgegengesetzte Richtungen

Antiklastisches Formen aus- Aurum Kopie

 

Aurum_3 Kopie

Aurum_4 Kopie

Aurum_5 Kopie

 

 

 

Aurum_6 Kopie

 

Aurum_7 Kopie

 

SaveSave

Advertisements

Workshop- Forging and Foldforming

Create your own hardware, or jewelry.

This is a 4 week workshop, initially tailored to woodworkers wanting to create their own hardware. But all the skills taught can be applied to creating jewelry as well.
 IMG_4079

Students will learn how to create draw handles, pulls, hooks or other metal elements, ( or bracelets, earrings) by hammering/forging a square or round rod of copper. This workshop gives a basic understanding of how metal can move and how pliable it is. Hammer marks can be used as design elements or can be planished out, filed smooth and even polished. In addition we will explore how to hammer sheet metal into decorative design elements. (or jewelry) Flat sheets also can be folded and hammer to explore very 3 dimensional shapes. Who knows where inspiration will take you.

This workshop will expand the vocabulary of the students, learning what is possible with metal. This exploration might also open the doors to use metal elements in conjunction with the wood design.

Even if students don’t want to fabricate the metal pieces themselves, they will have an idea of how to design it and work with a metalsmith to fabricate exactly what fits their design.

Most practice pieces will be done in copper, but eventually can be executed out of brass, bronze, silver or other metals, depending on the technique.IMG_2533

When and Where:

Starting Tuesday April 5

4 Weeks, Tuesdays from 6-8:30pm

Mill St. Rockland

Cost:

$140 per student- this includes shop fee and cost of copper rod and sheet

Buy Now Button

Early bird price $120 if registered and paid by 3/12/16 with check or cash

min. 4 students

max. 8 students

Registration Deadline: 3/29/16

email: info@visualartsmaine.com or call 207-542-4285

Prepay by check or cashP1050105 copy

Antje Roitzsch

20 Mill St.

Rockland, ME 04841

Tools:

Tools that would be good to have, but not necessary for the class itself: cross peen hammers, planishing hammers, any metal plate that can receive hammer marks. (I now have a nice selection of hammers to share and metal plates.)

Ear protection is a must and may be leather glove for the holding hand.

I am looking forward to spending time with you and teaching you some new skills.

Antje

IMG_0942