Monday, March 15, 2010

Artful Illusion Classes in April


9:30am - 1:30pm Fashionista Book
3:00pm - 6:00pm Domino "The Bone Pile"


10:00am - 2:00pm Copper Bracelet
2:30pm - 3:30pm Cold Connection Tools Demonstration (FREE OF CHARGE)
4:00pm - 8:00pm Fashionista Book


10:00am - 2:00pm Hang Ups "A Mobile Piece of Art"
3:00pm - 7:00pm Copper Bracelet

Make 4 large and 2 small dominos. Stamp and color with Adirondack markers. Drill and wire wrap to finish your pieces. Bring to class: X-acto knife, round nose pliers, chain nose pliers and flush cutters. Class level: Beginner

Copper Tile Bracelet
Cut, file and form copper tiles and apply image transfers. Combine with etched copper squares and connect with chunky jump rings. Finish out your bracelet with a doomed penny and wire wrap attaching charms and beads. If time allows, copper etching will be demonstrated.
Bring: scissors, round nose pliers, chain nose pliers (2 pair if you have them), flush cutters. If you do not have these tools, we will have them for sale. Class level: Beginner

Fashionista Book
This chubby little book is 31/2" X 3 1/2" X 51/2" tall. It may be small in size, but it is 36 pages, stamped and packed with cut outs, charms, envelopes, tags, etc.. Learn to make this simple book cover using black chipboard and book cloth. Each signature of pages will be tied with lush ribbons pf rayon and duponi silk. Charms will include the "Vintaj" closure and a red quartz dangle. We will share our tips for attaching trims for a finely finished book. Bring: scissors, 1/8" hole punch, glue stick, red liner tape (or similar adhesive). We will be using a Japanese Hole punch and will have several for classroom use, but if you have your own with your name marked on it, please bring it so you will not have to share. Class level: Beginner

Hang Ups "A Mobile Piece of Art"
Vintage style hangers make the frame for this artful mobile. Eight attic stained tags display the artwork of mini themed collages. Stamped images, ribbons, charms, tags, papers, glitters, vintage pictures and beads combine to create your very own work of art. Bring: scissors, glue stick, red liner tape or similar, X-acto knife, awl, and chain nose pliers. Class level: Beginner