Kids Age 12–14, Adults ∙ December 11, 2021 ∙ 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
$60 ∙ Call 865-436-5860 To Register
Learn the basics of metal stamping words and patterns on soft metals. Students use letters and design stamps to decorate a pre-cut copper or brass holiday ornament. Stamp names and patterns to personalize your own timeless ornament, or create a special gift!
Instructor ∙ Lynn Straka
Lynn Straka is a Cleveland, Ohio native, avid Buckeye, and proud Arrowmont Volunteer. She received her BSc and DVM at Ohio State University. Straka is a self-taught jewelry artist that enjoys the art of technique and texture. While she has always been a maker, professionally she began making beaded jewelry which led her to explore metal and mixed media jewelry processes. Daily problem solving skills and using small hand tools as a veterinarian has helped her with mastering jewelry fabrication. Straka’s work can be found at the Cliff Dwellers Gallery in Gatlinburg, TN, the Art Market Gallery and Ijams Nature Center in Knoxville, TN, the Arrowmont artist showcase gallery, and Etsy.com