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[Workshop] Chasing on three-dimensional forms


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Hi everyone,

The Michigan Silversmiths Guild will be hosting a workshop titled
"Chasing On Three-Dimensional Forms with David Huang". The workshop
will be held at Eastern Michigan University January 24 - 25, 2009.
Workshop registration forms and membership applications are
available on our website http://misilversmith.org

The main focus of this workshop will cover David Haung’s techniques
of chasing designs into copper vessels. Microcrystalline wax will be
used instead of the more traditional pitch. Pre-formed vessels will
be provided along with the chasing tools. Also, there will be a
discussion and demonstrations on the topics: making chasing tools
and patina techniques.

David Huang works full-time as a metalsmith producing decorative
hollowware vessels. David is a native and resident of western
Michigan. He graduated in 2001 from Grand Valley State University
with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with an emphasis in
metalsmithing. His work is currently represented by galleries across
the nation and has appeared in such publications as American Craft
and Metalsmith Magazine.

Workshop Time: 1:00pm - 8:00pm on Saturday; 9:00am-5:00pm on Sunday
Place: Eastern Michigan University
Fee: $350.00 for MSG members
$400.00 for non members
$275.00 for MSG student members
Materials: A materials list will be sent with acceptance notice.
Limit: 15 People
Deadline: January 15, 2009
Contact: Tiffany Massey at tmassey@emich.edu or call 313.363.0463

Thanks and Happy Holidays,
Christine Bossler