Die-Hard: Jewelry Making Using The Hydraulic Press
May 31, 2020 – June 6, 2020
Hydraulic press die-forming is a versatile process, producing smooth volumetric forms in metal used to create jewelry and small sculpture. In this workshop students will create their own jewelry or objects by exploring various types of die-forms. You will use low-tech processes and materials that are easily manipulated to create simple-to-complex pieces. Texturing, embossing, sweat soldering and making multiples are covered as well as surface embellishments. Techniques such as sawing, filing and drilling are covered and will assist participants in completing their individual projects. Open to all skill levels.
COURSE FEE: $600
Sue Amendolara teaches Jewelry/Metals at Edinboro University in Edinboro, Pennsylvania. She received her MFA from Indiana University, Bloomington and a BFA from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio. Her metalwork has been exhibited internationally and publications of her work include American Craft, Metalsmith and Ornament. Amendolara’s work is part of the permanent collection at The Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C. and the White House Collection of American Crafts, Washington D.C.
In order to complete your registration, a $300 deposit is required.