Metal Creations Inspired by Nature (Ages 12-14)
Create beautiful metal forms inspired by nature with a technique called Fold Forming, developed in the early 1980s by Charles Lewton Brain. Fold forming allows us to use metal's unique characteristics by following what the metal naturally wants to do. We will cover at least three different folds and some of their possibilities. Experience a hands-on exploratory dive into organic dimensions with copper.
- This is an On-site course. Students must follow current CDC + VDH guidance outlined on our website: visarts.org
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Jeannine’s journey forged a path into metalsmithing in 2002. She has studied Metals at Virginia Commonwealth University, The Visual Arts Center, Arrowmont and Penland School of Crafts. She currently teaches metalsmithing at The Visual Arts Center, as well as to private clients. In her studio she is inspired by the beauty and strength of nature. In her classes she promotes caring for the earth and connection to spirit.
Jeannine can be found on Instagram @jsmartistry_jeannine, or via email, jsmartistry.gmail.com. Her Etsy site is jewelrybyjeannine.etsy.com