Electroforming is the process of growing metal on formed and organic materials, the possibilities are staggering and lots of fun too. In this class, students learn how to set up an electroforming system and use copper to enhance their glasswork or other items.
This course which will cover the basic process of electroforming. Students will learn how to properly seal and electroform glass as well as natural materials such as acorns, twigs, and leaves as well as synthetic materials such as polymer clay. Students will also learn various techniques for adding interest to their electroforming by using micro beads, jeweler's wax and natural objects.
• 5 hour class - Classes can be arranged by contacting our Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org
• Students must bring several of their own beads or organic items for electroforming. The beads should be larger than 1 inch in height or width. The beads can be lentils, bicones, tabs or other sculpted shapes. Organic item must be sealed using either spray lacquer or clear nail polish. Students will clean their pieces, add any embellishments, and paint with the copper conductive paint.