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.

Special Notes

  • This class does not meet on 7/4.

    This is an On-site course. Students must follow current CDC + VDH guidance outlined on our website:

About the Instructor

Jeannine Metzfield

Jeannine's spirited creativity turned to 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, and 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 by sharing ethical practices. Jeannine is featured at Fan Frame and Fine Art on Robinson and, 43rd St Gallery in Forest Hill.
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Metal Creations Inspired by Nature (Ages 12-14)

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July 3 - July 71 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Days: Mon Wed Thu Fri
Tuition: $115.00
Member Tuition: $103.50
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Instructor: Jeannine Metzfield