I love Shadowboxes...especially itty bitty ones that you can wear around you neck! I love that you can customize them and fill them with your personal photos and tiny keepsakes or you can keep them generic with vintage photos and inspirational words. My twist on the traditional shadowbox is that I love incorporating layers and by doing so I end up with a piece that offers dimension. This almost always causes the onlooker to pause and step in for a closer look and there's no better compliment than that!
In this class you will:
•Make a shadowbox Frame
•Learn the basics of using a Soldering iron
•Learn about using Patina
•Incorporate multiple layers to add dimension
•Solder the frame and glass
•Learn the basics of using a clear doming resin.
·Kit available here (if you do not get the kit,you will need: 2 pc. 1”x 2”of glass,1/4” wood sticks,rubbing alcohol wipes,5/8” copper foil tape(you would need a 12 x 12 sheet and cut it into strips),copper tinned wire,round pliers,wire cutters,images)
·Copper Foil roller
·Ultra fine steel wool
·Leather cording,clasp,chain to hang your pendants
·Blackened Steel Wire
·Small Items to put in your shadowboxes(crochet trim,buttons,wood pieces,words etc.)
·(Optional) mask for solder fumes
·(Optional) Fume Fan
·¼ lb. to 1 lb. roll of Amerway Brand Solder (link below).Any lead free solder will work,but this is my brand of choice.
·Soldering Station: 100 watt soldering iron, heavy duty stand,sponge,cookie sheet, heat protective surface,wood handle tweezers,small clamps, flux with cup and brush, eye wear, fire extinguisher.
·Amazing Clear Cast Resin
·Renaissance wax/soft cloth
-Kit: go here for the kit
-Soldering Supplies: Go here for soldering supplies.
-Assorted supplies: (wire,leather cording,rub ons,resin) Click HERE
This is the mask I use Honeywell RWS-54008 Saf-T-Fit Plus P95 Disposable Respirator with Exhalation Valve. $8 on Amazon
HOW TO ACCESS YOUR CLASS - EXTREMELY IMPORTANT
For all OPEN classes: In your receipt will be a link to a page from which to download your classroom access information.This is the only class access information you will receive and the link expires, so please download and save it as soon as you have finished your purchase. If you do not find it in your inbox please check your spam folder and add us to your contact list. The receipt will go to the email address provided on the order. If you use Paypal Express the receipt goes to the email address associated with the Paypal account you use.
For all UPCOMING Classes: As above, you will also have a link in your receipt but it will give you the date the class opens and how you will receive your class access.