Copper Harvest Bouquet with Electroform Accents

$137.00

Create a lovely autumn arrangement with electroformed elements. Use glass, plastic, and organic elements to add copper plated elements to give your own touch of uniqueness to your arrangement. Learn how to prepare pieces for the electroforming process and follow through to make beautiful copper elements.

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In-Depth Instructions

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What You Will Learn

Class 01:

  • Basic electroforming set up
  • show items for electroforming
  • talk about sealing the pieces: varnish, decoupage, lacquer, copper paint
  • talk about pieces: glass, organic, metal, polymer clay, wax
  • paints: graphite, metal, mixing your own
  • Show demos of painted objects ready to plate
  • Demonstrate how to seal items
  • Demonstrate how to paint items

Class 02:

  • Copperplate our first piece with unit and graphite
  • Show plated examples

Class 03:

  • How to brighten your piece in case it looks dull
  • Full plating discussion
  • Cleaning your plated piece

Class 04:

  • Highlight any pieces that were plated overnight
  • laquer, and paint any new pieces – feathers, glass, jewelry and card projects
  • Start electroforming process

Class 05:

  • Begin assembly of bouquet centerpiece

Class 06:

  • Continue with centerpiece
  • Continue with plating and painting pieces

Class 07:

  • Finish Center piece

Class 08:

  • More plating if questions require it.
  • Plating multiples
  • Demonstrate other applications: greeting card/feather

Class 09:

  • Jewelry applications
  • Clean up demonstration
  • Bonus Items:
  • Materials List

Open Facebook Group to students of this course:
Curious Mondo: Copper Harvest Bouquet

Time table:
9 hours

Level:
Basic / Intermediate / Advanced

Target market:
Electroformists, metalsmiths, people interested in making copper elements

Main objective:
Learn how to prepare pieces for the electroforming process and follow through to make beautiful copper elements.

Prerequisite:
None

Additional information

Language

English

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