647 - Unit 101 Princess St. Kingston ON K7L 1E4 CA

Start date: Sunday, October 22 2023.

Schedule:

 On Sunday, October 22, 2023, from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM

 Back Studio

Resource person: Bailey Laing (contact@ksoa.info)

Location: Back Studio | 647 Princess Street, Unit 101, Kingston, ON, K7L 1E4

Description:

This ancient practice was one of the earlier methods used to ornament sacred objects with iconography. The Arts and Crafts Movement revived tooling in their quest for simplicity and as a direct expression of the maker's hand. 

And hands-on this workshop will be! Participants will first receive safety advice, a sample tool, and a piece of metal to practice on. Their kit will also contain a piece of sheet copper for their final design. Photographs of ancient work and actual samples made in the 1950s will inspire! 

We will start by "playing around" on the sample metal, trying out different tools, learning how the metal reacts to them, and the general characteristics of metal so participants can evaluate the supplies and materials they might find in stores. 

Available: Full

Price: $75.00 Taxes waived

Required age: Over 16 years old on the day of the activity

More information: You can park in the angled parking lot off Victoria Street, just past the Window Art Gallery.

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