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ONSITE: Anticlastic Forming: Convex + Concave Forms

In this introductory workshop, you will earn how to create convex and concave forms using hammers and special (sinusoidal) forming stakes. We will practice using sheet copper to create forms to make rings or bracelets.

Special Notes

  • Should have taken Intro to metals or similar have basic experience with metal working.
    This is an ONSITE course. All onsite students are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Students are expected to adhere to our COVID-19 policies. Onsite courses do not come with studio access outside of class time. Paid open studio access is available through our Studio Access Program. For more info please visit visarts.org.

    Classes are confirmed one week prior to the start date. In order to help us confirm classes, please register as early as possible.


About the Instructor

Shawn Noroian

Shawn graduated from University of Massachusetts—Amherst studying Printmaking and Graphic Design. In Boston, working as a graphic designer she renewed her interest in metal working at the Museum school, eventually attending Rhode Island School of Design where she received an MFA in Jewelry and Light Metals. Shawn considers herself a lifetime student continuing to improve her skills and craft by taking classes at MetalWerx, Visarts and Penland School of Art and Crafts. She has taught at Rhode Island School of Design, Virginia Commonwealth University—Qatar and currently at VisArts.

 

Shawn’s current work draws on her discoveries and observations from nature, combining realistic and abstract forms, cast and fabricated, into individual compositions. These pieces are one-of-a- kind, limited edition or production. 

 

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ONSITE: Anticlastic Forming: Convex + Concave Forms

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Class Details
October 18 - November 810 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Day: Tue
Tuition: $125.00
Member Tuition: $112.50
Additional fees apply
Instructor: Shawn Noroian
Level: Intermediate
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