Pewter Casting with Rubber Molds Live Demonstration – Part 1

February 2

Pewter Casting with Rubber Molds Live Demonstration – Part 1

$20.00

Details Fee Breakdown:
Tuition: $20

Part I: Rubber Molds
Tuesday, February 2, 2021: 7:00-8:00pm EST

Join metal artist Lucy Derickson for a live demonstration of pewter casting with rubber molds. In this first demonstration (of a two part series) you will learn strategies for making models from wax and found objects, that will be used to make a silicone rubber mold. Participants are encouraged to enroll in both sessions, but it is not required.

Level: Beginner and Beyond
Workshop Levels

Definitions of Skill Levels for Workshops

  • Beginner and Beyond: Introductory level course that presents basic knowledge of tools, materials and techniques and is geared towards first timers or those who want to improve and expand their technique. It takes time to build skills.
  • Advanced Beginner and Beyond: Instruction that assumes some familiarity with tools, materials and equipment. Includes reviews and builds on basic skill sets, allows for those with more experience to work at their own pace. Further development of fundamentals, participants have had at least one class or equivalent with professional instruction.
  • Intermediate: Course content that assumes a working knowledge of basic studio tools, materials and equipment necessary to accomplish the projects and techniques to be explored. Participants feel comfortable in the studio setting.
  • Intermediate to Advanced: Course content that requires a proficient working knowledge of studio tools, materials and equipment necessary to accomplish the projects and techniques to be explored in class.
  • Advanced: Assumes proficiency and advanced working knowledge of materials and studio tools and equipment so that the focus is on artistic narrative and/or technical development.
Ages: Adult

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ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR

Lucy Derickson

Lucy Louise Derickson is an artist, metalsmith and educator residing in Washington, DC. Currently, Lucy is the Coordinator of the Jewelry/Metalsmithing and Crafts Area at Montgomery College, Rockville Maryland and is a board member of the non-profit organization Ethical Metalsmiths (EM), where she works as the facilitator to EM Students. Having received her BFA in Jewelry/Metalsmithing along with a Teaching Certification from the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee, Lucy taught K-12 art for two years. She then received her MFA from Virginia Commonwealth University in the department of Craft/Material Studies.

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