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Chasing and Repousse Practice

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CourseGraphic 'Chasing and Repousse' is an ancient technique used to decorate sheet metal with intricate designs. Utilizing the plasticity of metal, shapes are formed by working both the front and back surfaces of a sheet of metal. You'll raise thin sheets metal to extraordinary heights. 'Chasing' is the technique of adding detail to the surface of metal chasing and is used to refine and define the design on the front of the work.  'Repousse' is the technique in which a sheet of metal is ornamented or shaped by hammering from the reverse side (puff out) to create a design in relief.  There are few techniques that offer such diversity of expression. Add these remarkable creations to your jewelry inventory.  Previous jewelry experience required.

Class Details

10 Sessions
Weekly - Tue

Wake Campus

Gary Elkins 

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Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
1/16/2018 - 3/20/2018 Weekly - Tue 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Santa Barbara, Wake Campus  Map, Room: 08 Jewelry Lab Gary Elkins