16-0421.13 Copper Chaos

Class Date::
Friday, April 16, 2021, 1:30pm – 4:30pm (CST)

Date: Friday, April 16, 2021

Time: 1:30pm – 4:30pm (CST)

Class Description: Create a dynamic multi-media necklace by combining a simple chain maille weave with copper sheet metal focal pieces treated with alcohol inks.

Instructor: Michelle Brennan

Skill Level: Beginner

Pre-requisite: Students must be comfortable working with jump rings.

Materials Kit (included in price): Copper Jump Rings, Copper Sheet Metal, Copper Lobster Clasp, Template, Instructions  Domestic US shipping.**

Required Tools:  

  • 2 Chain nose pliers without teeth
  • Metal shear/scissors
  • Metal hand file
  • Buffing block (optional)
  • Steel bench block
  • rubber or nylon mallet
  • A least 2-3 colours of alcohol inks (Ranger Alcohol Inks recommended)
  • Cotton swabs
  • Paper towel
  • Metal hole punch (to make a hole of at least 1.2mm large).
  • Optional: Sealer (Ranger has a sealer for their inks or you can use a Krylon-brand varnish).
  • Optional: Texturing hammer(s).

*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.