Try painting with a torch!
Reticulation is known as "painting with a torch", sometimes called Depletion Gilding. Students will learn this HOT process along with some spontaneous granulation and hot connections. Previous experience is helpful but unnecessary. A full range of large and small tools is available for your use. Challenge to returning students: come with a design incorporating a hollow form!
Limit: 8 students, ages 16 and up
Lab fee of $10 for consumables.
Materials fee approximately $30-$50, depending on choice of metals and materials. The instructor will have sterling in all forms of wire and sheet, 80/20 reticulation silver, copper, brass, bronze, a selection of drilled and half drilled pearls, and gemstones too scrumptious to believe! Payable to the instructor via check or Venmo.
Students should bring: