Date: Thursday, April 15, 2021
Time: 9am - 12pm (CST)
Description: You will cut, file and sand niobium sheet to prepare for anodizing. Bath anodizing is used to give your pieces a solid background. Apply a resist tape and cut designs with an Exacto knife & #11 blade.Then with natural sponges you will add abstract designs on those shapes. Other types of stick-on resist mediums will be available to use. Create wire wrapped dangles with niobium wire and beads to hang from the earrings.
Instructor: Marti Brown
Skill Level: Beginner
Materials Kit (included in price): 26-gauge unanodized niobium sheet, 20 gauge anodized niobium wire, 4 pairs unanodized niobium earwires, resist tape, vinyl appliques, assorted beads & charms and a 3M sanding pad.
**Domestic US shipping included.
- Anodizer (Don't have an anodizer? You can rent one!)
- Chain nose pliers
- Round nose pliers
- Flush wire cutters
- Metal Ruler, 6"
- Metal student files or Needle files
- Metal shears
- Hole punch pliers (1.25mm)
- Wooden dapping block & punches
Anodizer rentals are for a period of 3 weeks.
*Note: Kit only and extra kit options do not include instructions or recording. You must choose either a Zoom or Zoom/Kit combo to receive written instructions. Kits will begin to ship March 30, 2021, unless otherwise arranged with instructor.
**Domestic US shipping is included in Kit price. Please contact instructor directly to arrange for international or expedited shipping.