The winter workshop series at the Center for Metal Arts
in downstate NY continues with Vivian Beer's Creative Sheet Seminar II, February 11-12. For sculptors and makers, Vivian Beer's Sheet Forming seminars are the techniques she taught herself in the process of making her sweeping, curvy art furniture and installation pieces
Hot Sheet Forming Seminar I
in January introduced sinking, raising, saddles and asymmetrical development. Creative Sheet Work Session II
on February 11-12, 2012, will develop the expressive hollow form. Topics of pattern making, basic hot and cold forming, tool selection, welding, and finishing with various abrasives will be introduced. For intermediate to advanced participants.
Visiting instructor Darren Fisher teaches Forging the Nonferrous Metals
Saturday 2/25, Patinas for the Small Studio
March 17, and Moldmaking and Sculpting
April 14-15. Registration is online at www.centerformetalarts.com
, on the Upcoming Seminars page, with more information on the Blog and on Facebook/Center for Metal Arts.