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[Workshop] Russian Filigree


#1

Friday-Sunday, November 9-11, 2007, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Jewelry Resource Supply, Seattle, WA

In this 3 day workshop, students have the opportunity to learn
Russian or open back filigree through extensive demonstrations and
hands on exploration. Victoria teaches the method of forming,
framing, and placing individual wires to create work of more depth,
pleasing complexity, and unique design.

Students will make a pendant, a hollow form bead, and a ring. Most
importantly students will learn the necessary tips and tricks to
insure success and fun through this exquisite technique.

To register and for regarding accommodations please
contact Jewelry Resource Supply at 206-632-7005

Examples of Russian filigree may be viewed here.
http://www.victorialansford.com/filigreeclass.html

About the instructor:

Victoria Lansford creates one-of-a-kind wearable pieces of art and
art objects that recall the mystery and splendor of the ancient
world, yet bring forth her own provocative vision. With over 18 years
of comprehensive exploration in the medium of metal she has pushed
the boundaries of design and execution in many old world techniques,
including Eastern repousse, Russian filigree, chain making, and
granulation. A long time educator in the visual and performing arts,
she is committed to preserving the knowledge of the past by passing
down ancient techniques through ongoing classes, workshops, and
various media publications throughout the U.S.

Victoria’s award winning work has been featured in Metalsmith
magazine’s 2007 Exhibition in Print issue, in multiple issues of Art
Jewelry magazine and on HGTV’s 2007 season of That’s Clever. She
served as head of the Jewelry and Metalsmithing department at
Spruill Center for the Arts in Atlanta from 1997 to 2004, creating
its comprehensive program and has also served as adjunct professor at
the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Her first instructional
DVD, Metal Techniques of Bronze Age Masters: Russian Filigree was
released in 2006. Victoria’s work is collected worldwide and
available in art galleries throughout the U.S. and through her
website, victorialansford.com. She lives in Atlanta with her son,
Skyler.


#2

Russian Filigree Workshop with Victoria Lansford

Saturday, July 19, 2008; 10:30am - 6:00pm & Sunday, July 20;
10:30am-4:30pm

Spruill Center for the Arts, Atlanta, GA Learn Russian, open back
filigree through extensive demonstrations and hands on exploration.
Victoria teaches the method of forming, framing, and placing
individual wires to create work of more depth, pleasing complexity,
and unique design. Students will make a pendant, a ring, and explore
more 3-dimensional possibilities of the

technique. Most importantly students will learn the necessary tips
and tricks to ensure success and fun through this exquisite
technique.

For more about the class, including accommodations, and
examples of this technique, please visit
http://www.victorialansford.com/filigreeclass.html

To register, please call Spruill at 770-394-3447

Victoria Lansford creates one-of-a-kind wearable pieces of art and
art objects that recall the mystery and splendor of the ancient
world, yet bring forth her own provocative vision. Her award winning
work has been featured in Metalsmith magazine’s 2007 Exhibition in
Print, Jewelry Artist magazine, Art Jewelry magazine, and on HGTV’s
2007 season of That’s Clever.

A long time educator in the arts, she is committed to sustaining
techniques through workshops and various publications. Her
instructional DVDs in the series, Metal Techniques of Bronze Age
Masters, including Russian Filigree (2006) and Rings (2008), have
sold throughout Europe, Asia, and North and South America.
Victoria’s artwork is available in art galleries throughout the U.S.
and through her website, http://www.victorialansford.com.


#3

Russian Filigree Workshop with Victoria Lansford

Saturday, July 19, 2008; 10:30am - 6:00pm & Sunday, July 20;
10:30am-4:30pm; $265.

Spruill Center for the Arts, Atlanta, GA Learn Russian, open back
filigree through extensive demonstrations and hands on exploration.
Victoria teaches the method of forming, framing, and placing
individual wires to create work of more depth, pleasing complexity,
and unique design. Students will make a pendant, a ring, and explore
more 3-dimensional possibilities of the technique. Most importantly
students will learn the necessary tips and tricks to ensure success
and fun through this exquisite technique.

Students familiar with the technique through the Russian Filigree
DVD will have the opportunity to work on advanced projects.

For more about the class, including accommodations,
please visit http://www.victorialansford.com/filigreeclass.html

To register, please call 770-394-3447