2020 ADVANCED Filigree on a Curved Surface. with Valentina Caprini
Valentina Caprini is coming to Diane Weimer's Studio in Long Beach, CA on Feb. 3-4 for an Advanced Filigree Class. Making the surface in a curved way is important.
AIM OF THE COURSE: every student, once the course is finished, will have a finished three-dimensional Filigree piece, unique and ready to wear.
Starting from the basics of the traditional italian Filigree Technique, the teacher will show every step necessary to solder the elements on a domed shape.
Little tricks and small details are essential to succeed in the delicate process on placing the Filigree on the black wax, ready to be fixed in a plaster mold and soldered with a special powder solder.
Once that the basic knowledge of the technique is acquired, the creativity of the student can be satisfied in the making of many different tri-dimensional Filigree shapes.