Free stone carve with Piglet

Veteran artist Beth “Piglet” Vannatta is inviting you to a free stone carve. Learn from a master, while enjoying her life vision, Springdale Art and Nature Center. Bring limestone and tools, or they will be available for those who do not have them. Enjoy spending time with the Center’s visionary as you learn to carve. Carvers can feel free to bring a sack lunch or drive into town at noon. to eat. The event is free, however, donations to help us complete our first classroom are greatly appreciated.

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Jewelry Making with Piglet

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • BROOM CASTING: Pour rolling hot sterling down into straw and using the results in the finished jewelry
  • SCRAP CRAP: Twisted, melted, and misshaped pieces of sterling into pleasing shapes which are then soldered to the background sheet
  • EXPLOSIONS: Pouring  rolling hot sterling into cold water and using the resulting free form cup-like shapes to make earrings, pendants, and ring set

WHAT TO BRING:  Scrap silver, sterling sheet, bezel, small stones for finished pieces. listed materials can also be purchased on the day of the class.  Bring paper and a pen to take notes. Pack a lunch or drive into Halstead for lunch.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE:  May 15th

SEATING: Is limited to six people to ensure proper social distancing.  All COVID-19 protocols will be observed.  If you are purchasing supplies on-site, we accept cash only.

Jewelry Making with Piglet

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • BROOM CASTING: Pour rolling hot sterling down into straw and using the results in the finished jewelry
  • SCRAP CRAP: Twisted, melted, and misshaped pieces of sterling into pleasing shapes which are then soldered to the background sheet
  • EXPLOSIONS: Pouring  rolling hot sterling into cold water and using the resulting free form cup-like shapes to make earrings, pendants, and ring setting

WHAT TO BRING:  Scrap silver, sterling sheet, bezel, small stones for finished pieces. listed materials can also be purchased on the day of the class.  Bring paper and a pen to take notes. Pack a lunch or drive into Halstead for lunch.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE:  The April 17 class is sold out. A second class will be held Saturday, May 1,  8 am-5 pm.

SEATING: Is limited to six people to ensure proper social distancing.  All COVID-19 protocols will be observed.

An example of broom casting