Fold-Forming (Tuesday PM) with Brenda Gregory
Fold-Forming (TUES PM)
with Brenda Gregory
Tuesdays, 6 classes
Skill Level: All Levels
Spring Session (April 17, 24, May 1, 8, 15 & 22)
A good class option for those who have completed Beginning Jewelry Fabrication 1 or beyond.
In the late 1980’s, goldsmith Charles Lewton-Brain developed a metal-smithing technique known as fold-forming. This exciting technique allows you to manipulate, fold and hammer thin sheets of metal into fabulous new 3 dimensional shapes and organic forms.
Techniques covered in this class include:
– Line folds & T-folds
– Scored folds
– Hammering technique
– Fold forming with a rolling mill
– Creating wavy spines
– Leaf forms, Star folds & Rueger folds
– Tapered tubes
… and much more!