Metal Earrings, August 26
Instructor: Darcy Meeker
Date: Saturday, August 26, 10am-12pm
Tuition: Jax Member $11.00 / Non Member $13.75
Material Fee: (Due during workshop) $25
Class Description: Aluminum and copper earrings will be cut and designed using embossing techniques. Various methods of decorating and coloring the earrings will be taught including flame work techniques and copper, paint, and multi-media embellishment techniques. Students will have the materials to produce at least 10 pairs of custom-made earrings. Materials to bring: Sketch book or drawing pad. Optional Materials to bring - (Darcy will have extra): Bring your own Jewelry Making Tools (Flat-nosed pliers, Wire cutters, and Round-nosed pliers), Collage materials - magazine clippings, fabric, beads, Aluminum Cans
Minimum Age: Responsible Young Adult
Minimum Enrollment: 3, Maximum Enrollment: 12
About the Instructor: Darcy Meeker tools copper (from earrings to 38-foot wall work), creates sculpture in stone, clay, silk, aluminum, and, well, pretty much anything she can get her hands on, and paints, collages and prints on a variety of materials with the same wide-ranging enthusiasm. She also works in light, currently developing a walk-through light/sculpture experience. Her commissions include a large public sculpture for General Electric in Schenectady, NY, one for the Luther Memorial Lutheran Church in Blacksburg, Va., and other sculptures for private homes coast to coast. Five colleges have given her one-person shows. Galleries in North Carolina, Washington, DC, Virginia, Oregon and Tennessee have included her work in one-, two- and three-person shows. She has been in invitationals and juried shows in Colorado, Virginia, Pennsylvania, New York, Florida, South Carolina, Arizona and North Carolina."
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