21-1021.10 Color Your World

Class Date::
Thurs, Oct 21, 2021, 1:30 - 4:30pm (CST)

Date: Thursday, Oct 21, 2021, 1:30 - 4:30pm (CST)

Class Description: Bring color to your metalwork! We’ll explore the use of colored pencils, paint, and patina to brighten and customize your jewelry pieces. But why stop there? We’ll then create a sterling silver backdrop and lift the piece using raised rivets, giving dimension and meaning to your artwork.

Instructor: Scott Mason & Phyllis Flora

Skill Level: Beginner

Materials Kit: Copper sheet, sterling silver sheet, escutcheon pins, crimp tubes, gesso. The materials in this kit are sufficient to create a complete pendant and/or earrings, and there is plenty of copper to make several additional colored pieces. Domestic US shipping included. (Please contact instructor directly to arrange for international or expedited shipping.)*

(Materials kit is included in price when "Zoom/Kit combo" or "Kit only" option is selected.*) 

Required Tools:   

  • Prismacolor pencils
  • Flexshaft or Dremel
    • Dremel 9933 structured tooth tungsten carbide cutter
    • Drill bit 0.9mm (or #64)
  • Metal shears or jeweler’s saw and sawblades (3/o or 4/o)
  • Sanding sticks
  • Bench block
  • Rawhide hammer or nylon mallet
  • Chasing hammer
  • Riveting hammer
  • Center punch or awl
  • (optional) Texture hammers or stamps
  • Heavy duty flush cutters
  • Krylon Workable Fixatif
  • Sealant (e.g., Kylon Clear Coat)
  • Quick drying glue with a precise tip
  • (optional) Turpentine
  • (optional) Acrylic paint (e.g., Gold, Silver)
  • (optional) Candle/mug warmer or warming plate
  • (optional) Liver of sulphur

*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 Oct. 5, 2021, unless otherwise arranged with instructor.

Zoom Recordings will be available for viewing until Nov. 4, 2021. Additional time may be purchased ($12) by selecting the "Additional viewing time" option above.