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    All Prices are in Canadian Dollars Class : Introduction to Metal Embossing -Saturday, January 13, 2024 Class : Introduction to Metal Embossing -Saturday, January 13, 2024 Our morning starts by creating a sampler card by introducing you to a variety of metal embossing tooling techniques in a nutshell. After lunch we will apply your new skills to create a lovely pewter art "canvas". You will have a variety of designs to choose from. You will learn engraving, low relief and high relief embossing as well as lettering on metal and how to use stencils and texture plates and wheels.  You will learn about fillers and how to apply a non chemical and chemical patina. We will look at options for adding color to your artwork if that is your preference. If you are a newbie to metal embossing, this intense workshop will introduce you to a whole new world of magic art metal and if you have done metal tooling before, this workshop will refresh your metal embossing skills and take it to a whole new level of inspiration! All supplies provided. Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate  DATE : Saturday,  January 13, 2024  Time : 9:00 am to 4.30 pm -ish  Location : NW Calgary Studio-Once you have registered you will receive an email with the address Cost : $125.00 includes all supplies as well as the use of my studio tools Please Bring :  Your own lunch, indoor shoes and a comfy pillow to sit on. Coffee, tea and water will be on tap. Only 8 seats available. Please email Elitia on harts@shaw.ca with any questions.  
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    Class : Pendant Eyes and more ~ Saturday, November 25, 2023 Location : NW Calgary Home Studio-you will receive an email with the address once you have registered Date : Saturday, November 25, 2023 Time : 9 am to 4 pm (ish) - please arrive a bit earlier, class starts promptly at 9.00 am Cost : $ 85.00 CAD excluding GST In this fun, relaxing full day, in person class from 9 am to 4 pm you will create 3 pendants - different bezels and design ideas are available for you to choose from. You will learn how to create a bead "mosaic" using metal and glass beads and a variety of doodads will be available to you to choose from. We will use Apoxie clay as our base "glue" to create a durable, wearable piece of art. All Supplies are provided but feel free to bring along any embellishments you might want to use. Please Bring :  Indoor Shoes and your lunch as well as a comfy pillow to sit on. Spaces are limited-please email Elitia on harts@shaw.ca if you do not wish to register and pay online
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    Class : Pewter Angel Triptych - December 9, 2023 Location : NW Calgary Home Studio-you will receive an email with my home address once you have registered Date : Saturday, January 27, 2024 Time : 9.00 am to 5 pm Skill Level : Beginner to Intermediate (please note I consider every class as "beginner" : ) In this full day, in-person class we will complete a central angel design, using a variety of metal embossing techniques on lead-free pewter sheet - (you will have 3 angel designs to choose from). We will also complete 2 lily designs on the inner "door" of the triptych. You will learn how to use an embellishment texture plate to add fine embossed design to various parts of the project. You will also be introduced to an interesting, versatile technique for creating a chemical "etch" design on the outer doors of the triptych. We will complete our lovely artwork by applying a chemical patina, attaching our project to the substrate and using a variety of paints and inks to create a hanging wall piece or countertop display. The Triptych measures 7 by 4.5 inches (closed ) 18 x 11 cm and open is 9 inches (22 cm) width. All supplies are included as well as the use of my studio tools.  PLEASE BRING :  Your indoor shoes and lunch You can register and pay online to reserve your seat. Only 8 spaces available or email Elitia on harts@shaw.ca 
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