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Concrete and Candy: Exploring Artist’s Concrete

November 16, 2019 @ 12:00 pm EST - 3:00 pm EST

Cdn $40.00 +Kit fee: $15, payable to the instructor the day of the class.

Course outline: As featured in the Summer 2019 issue of Belle Amoire Jewelery, Anne Marie Desaulniers will take you on an exploratory journey: learning how to use this versatile new medium, while reviewing many of the experimental options available, to take your art/jewellery to the next level. Its fun, addictive, and like candy, one piece will never be enough! I will take you through the mixing, pouring, colouring, inclusion, and curing stages to help you get a better understanding of how to use this product in your work. Suitable bezels, molds, forms, wire, metalwork, and types of inclusions, will also be discussed.

Skill level: All levels

Prerequisite: N/A

Technique: An overview of some of the possibilities available for working with this medium.

Bring to class: Enthusiasm, a smile, and a sense of humour. A container of Artist’s Concrete, bezels, plus any special items or inclusions, that students would like to include in their pieces. Something to carry your treasures home in the day of the class. Bezels and some inclusions, will be available for purchase at BeadFX.

Of special note: the class patterns and instructions from our classes are for your personal use only. Please respect the intellectual property of our artists/instructors by not sharing, selling, or teaching the patterns you receive from the classes you take.

How to Register and Cancellation Policy: see details below.

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Date:
November 16, 2019
Time:
12:00 pm EST - 3:00 pm EST
Cost:
Cdn $40.00
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Location

BeadFX
BeadFX, 19 Waterman Ave, Unit 2
Toronto, Ontario M4B 1Y2 Canada
Phone:
+1-416-751-1911

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Kit Fee:
$15, payable to the instructor the day of the class.
Kit Includes:
Comprehensive notes, colourants, mixing cups, craft sticks, plastic spoons, glitter, beads, mica powders, stones, baby wipes, various molds, and other inclusions to share. Please note that Artist's Cement WILL NOT be included in the kit, but will be available for purchase at BeadFX, the day of the class.

How to Register:

  • You may register for all classes and open sessions either on-line, in-person at the store, or by calling the store at (416) 751-1911
  • Full payment must be made at the time of registration
  • Materials for Virtual classes are the responsibility of the student, unless otherwise indicated in the class description.
  • For some metalwork, mixed media and lampwork classes, a waiver must be signed acknowledging you have experience or training in their use, and we will ensure you have training to work safely!
  • Some classes have age requirements. Students MUST be mature and responsible to work safely to be allowed to take some of our lampworking, soldering, fusing, and some metalsmithing classes.

Class Cancellation Policy:

  • Virtual classes: Cancellations and refunds will not be permitted once instructions, materials and electronic links to the classes have been emailed to students. Only registered students will be permitted to take virtual classes.
  • In-Studio classes: If you need to cancel an in-studio class, please let us know 5 days prior to the class. Cancellations made later than that will forfeit the class deposit or fee. If you come to the class unwell (sore throat, fever, cough, shortness of breath, etc.) you will be asked to leave and a refund will NOT be provided.
  • We may re-schedule or cancel classes if we do not receive the minimum number of bookings, or in case of bad weather or instructor illness. In this case, you will be notified and the fees will be refunded or issued as store credit.