CHARLES LEWTON-BRAIN - "Fold-forming for Jewelry Making: Working Small"

  • 17 Apr 2020
  • 9:00 AM
  • 19 Apr 2020
  • 5:00 PM
  • Randolph Center, Arts & Crafts, Bldg 4, 200 S Alvernon Way, Tucson, Arizona, 85711
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This workshop is about using foldforming methods in a smaller scale, aiming for jewelry making, concentrating on techniques that work for jewelry, and the most appropriate foldforming approaches textures, shapes and designs for small work.  Bracelets, brooches and earrings are addressed.  Entrapping a gem will be shown in a foldform. In addition to lectures and demonstrations, students can choose to make a bracelet, a brooch/pendant, or a pair of earrings.  Final finishing and construction may need to be done after the class depending on the student’s skill level.

BIO: Charles Lewton-Brain learned and worked in Germany, Canada and the United States.  His work is concerned with nature and structure.  His Jewelry and research into compositional systems for metal working has been published internationally.  He invented and disseminated foldforming, a system of working sheet metal new to the field.  Charles received Canada’s highest honor for Craft, the Saidye Bronfman Governor Generals Award.  In 1996, he co-founded the Ganoksin Project with Dr. Hanuman Aspler, now the world’s largest educational website for jewelers. He has over 1000 pages of his writing there.  
SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate
WORKSHOP FEES: $420 ADC Members
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