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Flame Painting Copper Jewelry (Heat Patina) - April 27

Flame Painting Copper Jewelry (Heat Patina) - April 27

Regular price $50.00 USD
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Whether you are new to metalsmithing jewelry or are a seasoned jewelry artist, this fun and creative mini workshop will teach you how to manipulate a torch flame and heat to get beautiful arrays of color on copper. What's fascinating about copper is that it can easily change color when heat is applied to the metal. At the end of class, you will have made a pair of earrings or two pendants.

We will cover:

  • Studio and equipment safety
  • Texturing metal techniques
  • Torch safety and guidelines
  • Heat patina on copper
  • Embellishing and finishing

Details:

  • 2 contact hours, ages 14+
  • Saturday, April 27 4:00-6:00 at Silver Peak Studio Classroom: 100.5 E. Cleveland St. Lafayette 80026
  • # students: 3 minimum, 6 maximum
  • Materials fee: $10 which will include the metal and studio materials.  Due at the beginning of class via cash, check or Venmo.
  • Prerequisite: none

By registering for a class at Silver Peak Studio, you agree to our cancellation policy, dress code for class, and studio rules.

About the instructor, Jen Barnhart

Jen Barnhardt headshot

Jen is a certified teacher in CO and the owner, designer, and instructor of Stoic Sage Designs. She taught High School English for 10 years and then took a break from the classroom to pursue creative endeavors and taught herself jewelry design. After moving to Colorado from Texas, Jen began taking classes at Silver Peak Studio to learn metalsmithing, and she is mentored by Jen Lesea-Ames, the owner of Silver Peak Studio.

Her “why” is to inspire youth and provide them opportunities to express their creativity. 

While she loves making jewelry, she missed teaching which is why she has now merged her passions and experience to lead this class. 

A few of her favorite things are: hiking, reading, bike riding, and camping with her husband and their two kids, River and Bodie.

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