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2019 July 25,26,27 class - Pleated Bowls with Marne Ryan

Regular price $490.00

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2019 Pleated Bowls with Marne Ryan

All workshops are in Long Beach,CA

Dates: July 25,26,27,


Use Sewing Techniques to Raise a Vessel by Marne Ryan

This is a great workshop from beginners to professionals who want to expand and explore the boundaries of raising metal.

 Bring your hammers, bring your stakes and create darts, single, double, accordion and overlapping pleats in copper.  Drape metal like fabric, using hammers and daps instead of needles and threads. 

Learn pattern making techniques so you may replicate or adapt your designs.

 Students will learn how to ergonomically form vessels using large wooden dapping blocks, cone and regular Delrin mallets and steel daps. They will finish their vessels by centering and planishing it on steel stakes. Turn inexpensive hammers into beautiful texturing tools.

 Make simple to complex vessels with low walls, high walls or asymmetrical walls. Learn how to make lids for your vessels. Play with torch and liver of sulfur patinas

Cost- $490

Toni Federe's pleated bowls are featured in the images of two bowls.

Michelle Murray's pleated bowls are featured in the images.

Betty Vorhies pleated bowls are featured in the images.

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