Join award winning metal clay artist, Rodi Frunze in this intensive 3 day workshop. You will receive personalized hands on experience in understanding and developing techniques for working with fine silver .999 metal clay.
Under Rodi's guidance you will create your own template and design, your own unique version of the example piece that incorporates all the hand -forming techniques.
You will decorate both the front and the back of the pendant with hand formed and carved elements.
After kiln firing the piece, you will also create and solder gemstone a symmetrical bezel setting. You will also sand, polish and patina your piece based on your preferred finish.
This workshop is designed to develop or enhance your metal clay and metal-work skills.
Vancouver Island, a top bucket list destination
Nanaimo, a quaintcity embraced by the rain forest, caressed by the Salish Sea. A nature lovers paradise!
The workshop is located within the Best Western, Dorchester hotel situated in the downtown. Stay at the hotel and you will be not only onsite for each day, but you will also be only steps away from the habour-front walkway. With all the ameneties, shops and restos on your doorstep, every moment is a gateway to relaxation.
From absolute beginner to advanced, Rodis teaching is focused on each individuals learning curve. Her kind heart and loving Soul will not only put you at ease, but also guide you to the realization of your hidden creative capacity.
You will be amazed at the depth of her technical understanding. Then again, she was a science researcher for many years. This has equiped her with the ability to simply what seems complex.
Although the workshop is intensive, covering every step in the creative process, you will be amazed to discover your hidden capacity. Beginners as young as 14 to experenced metal clay artists (let just say over 70) have marvelled at their accomplishments.
The combination of Rodi's teaching skills combined with the shared passion of the participants, makes her workshops a unique experience.
Uncertainty, Covered By Assurance
We are all aware how quickly the pandamic can disrupt our lives. However, all registrations are covered against any Covid 19 disruptions. If your travel is disrupted or Public Heather orders cause cancellation to the workshop, you will have the option to either reschedule or cancel your registration with a full refund.
This is in addition to our general terms & conditions.