Electro Etching with Visiting Artist Micah Kirby--Saturday, November 16, 9am-5pm
Learn a design driven approach to Electro Etching. Gain knowledge using masking techniques using oil based marker or press n peel. Acquire experience with non caustic, non gas producing electrolyte solution called cupric nitrate. Low voltage power supplies will be our power source to initiate etching.
The class will start with Earrings using oil based marker as jump off point. Next, a Pendant using the marker technique or press n peel. I will have some designs available for use with the press n peel.
Information for cost effective methods to achieve a successful product at home will be discussed. Silver for the two projects are included in class cost and all consumables. Additional Silver will be available for an purchase. A materials and equipment source list will be provided.