Tentative Class and Demo Outline (Not Written in Stone)
Sunday – Introductions, Shop Tour & tool kit check, Safety, Presentation of 3 dimensional ideas, progress of tent piece.
Homework Assignment - If you have a phone or computer, google either 3 dimensional art, 3 dimensional popup books, or 3 dimensional wall art or 3D landscapes. Any flat art can be made into a multilayered 3D project. It does not have to be designed as complicated as what you find for a possible idea. Be sure to bookmark what interest you so we can discuss its possibilities.
Monday Breakfast 8:15 Class Begins at 9:00 AM
General discussion about 3 dimensional ideas. Good place to start (Representationl or Non-Representational design formally known as contemporary or abstract), Types of metal work needed, color scheme if you want one (color wheel may help), frame or display method (in frame or free standing), What will your accent point be (do you have one),
Student execute firing of 6 squares with Counter Enamel and 4 Face opaque colors for process test
Demo 2 Stenciling and Rubber Stamp (use 2 fired sample with counter and face enamel)
Lunch - 12:15
Demo 3 Acid Etch for Matt Surface and underglaze pencil (use 2 fired samples with counter and face enamel)
Demo 4 Silk Screening
Discussions of 3 Dimensional ideas as group and individual analysis
Give out frames and discuss designs
Demo 5 Sawing and metal work based on design components
Demo 6 Underglazing & Overglazing with liquid form (for sgraffito), sun shine, watercolor, pencil & decal (Sunshinne Paints may be torched fire)
Demo 7 Using decals if printer is working.
Demo 8 Assemble methods as applies to project
Possible Demo Roller mill for Basse-taille and disc punching. (Used mostly for jewelry projects)
Wednesday Metal working individual discussion for you design and best enameling techniques for design or scene and begin metal work enameling as needed based on frames.
Thursday Continue on 3 dimensional project.. If complete talk to instructor for possible jewelry project.
Friday – Finish assemb le early in morning main or do a simple project or jewelry piece.