Friday, April 20th, 9:30-4:30 pm
Can you keep a secret? Learn how to fabricate your own tubing on your way to creating this beautiful and functional secret compartment pendant.
When completed it can serve as a container to hold a message, a momento, cremains or other relic.
There will be plenty of challenges and a few new skills aimed at the intermediate metalsmith.
Bring your own stone or found object to embellish your creation and make it even more personal.
We're thrilled to have Richard Salley back again! Join us for this fun, fast paced one-day workshop!
A list of suggested materials and tools to bring will be sent out a few weeks prior to the workshop. A material fee will also be payable to Richard at the time of class of $30, cash or check please. More info to follow.
This class is not for beginners. Students should have a basic understanding of fabrication and soldering techniques. Please practice safety in the studio: safety glasses, aprons, tie long hair back and wear close toed shoes.
Bring a bag lunch for a short break. Coffee and water provided. Fridge and microwave available.
*PLEASE NOTE: If you need to cancel your registration for this workshop a full refund will only be given if you contact us one full month prior to the class. If you cancel with less than a months notice you will receive a credit for half of the workshop price to be used toward a future offering. If you cancel with less than a weeks notice no refund or credit will be given.
Richard Salley began working with metal in 1969 as an assistant to Carmel, California metal sculptor Malcom Moran. His metal working experience turned to 'found object jewelry' after taking a workshop with Keith LoBue in 2002.
Richard recently retired from teaching in public schools to devote more time to his art and teaching workshops around the country. His interests include digital art, mixed media collage/assemblage, sculpture and jewelry.
Richard's work has been featured in ‘Belle Armoire Jewelry’, ‘Art Jewelry’ and ‘Jewelry Artist’ magazines, Susan Lenart-Kazmer’s book ‘Making Connections’, ‘Steel Wire Jewelry' by Brenda Schweder, 'Steampunk Style Jewelry' by Jean Campbell and 'Metal Style' by Karen Dougherty.