Classes

Online Class

Electroforming on Glass

 

The Electroforming on Glass class is a very basic class that introduces the student to the fundamentals of electroforming and includes everything from how to set up your electroforming tank to the science behind what is going on in the tank.  The project for this class is electroforming on a glass bead.  

Equipment not included. Uses both the Zoom and the Facebook platforms. Students will need a free Facebook account.

 

Online Class

Electroforming Organic Materials

 

The prerequisite for this class is Electroforming on Glass or previous experience and instructor consent.

This class is all about Electroforming Organic Material.  I will cover electroforming basic plant material, flowers, leaves, and pods; along with critters (a dead lizard), feathers, and shells. The class project will be whatever organic material you want to use — you will be providing your own dead lizard and other organic material. 

Equipment not included. Uses both the Zoom and the Facebook platforms. Students will need a free Facebook account.

 

Online Class

Treasures of the Sea – Electroformed Pendant

 

The prerequisite for this class is Electroforming on Glass or previous experience and instructor consent.

“Treasures of the Sea” pendant is all about learning how to join individual elements together using electroforming techniques to create finished pieces of jewelry. This class addresses the challenges associated with minerals and reactive elements used to embellish a wearable art pendant. The “Treasuers of the Sea” pendant is composed of shells and shell fragments, a fossil ammonite, pearls, gems, sea glass, and other materials. Students will learn basic stone setting, sealing, framing, and gluing techniques.

Equipment not included. Uses both the Zoom and the Facebook platforms. Students will need a free Facebook account.

 

Online Class

Lasting Impressions – Molds and Etching

 

The prerequisite for this class is Electroforming on Glass or previous experience and instructor consent.

“Lasting Impressions” focuses on the reproduction of your electroformed creations or copying elements to use in electroformed pieces. I have used cameos, parts of action figures, previously electroformed pieces, or anything your imagination desires. These techniques will take your work to “the next level”! Skills include making a mold to create a wax positive and using the wax positive in a project. In addition, students will learn to etch while electroforming.

Equipment not included. Uses both the Zoom and the Facebook platforms. Students will need a free Facebook account.

 

Online Class

Electroformed Cuff Bracelet

 

The prerequisite for this class is Electroforming on Glass or previous experience and instructor consent.

“Cuff Bracelet” focuses on using previously electroformed components in its construction and designs.

This design features electroformed flowers and Victorian charms. I have used cabochon beads, semi-precious stones, ceramic faces, electroformed lizards, or anything your imagination desires. These techniques will take your work to “the next level”! Skills include learning the properties of electroforming when using conductive elements such as charms, previously electroformed items on a brass or copper base. Additional skills will include the manipulation of a curved surface to accommodate the design.

Equipment not included. Uses both the Zoom and the Facebook platforms. Students will need a free Facebook account.

 

Upcoming Online Classes

  • More Construction
  • Findings / Earrings
  • Enameling on your copper creations