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Silversmithing/Metalsmithing Open Studio

  • Haliburton School for the Arts

  • July 25 - July 29, 2016

  • TBA

  • All skill and experience levels

Please note: This course is suitable for all skill and experience levels. You must consult with the instructor prior to class in order to arrive with the appropriate material for your unique project. Contact information is available on the material list.


A supportive, open studio concept will enable you to experience the wide variety of projects that metal working techniques can be used for. From raising a vessel of sterling silver or copper, to embellishing mild steel components of bicycles and motorcycles, the possibilities are boundless. Beginners are welcome and experienced students will be accommodated with appropriate challenge and guidance. Working one-on-one with the instructor you will be guided to bring the metal forming project you choose to an exciting functional conclusion.

Register for the course at the Haliburton School of the Arts

Past students’ work:

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One student created a base for this bowl to turn it into a mini Stanley Cup for the Guelph University hockey team
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The cup after it was silver plated
Student Dave Watson used chasing and repoussé techniques to customize his motorcycle fender

 

 

David working on his fender during the class
David working on his fender during the class
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student wine goblet
A student using chasing and repoussé techniques to embellish a cuff
A student using chasing and repoussé techniques to embellish a cuff
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Student chasing and repoussé work
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Student chasing and repoussé work