Awaken Your Creativity

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Awaken Your Creativity

Time: April 23, 2012 at 9am to April 27, 2012 at 6pm
Location: Revere Academy of Jewelry Arts
Event Type: class
Organized By: Revere Academy
Latest Activity: Mar 21, 2012

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Awaken Your Creativity

with Gregoré & Jennifer Morin

 

April 23-27, 2012 from 9 am - 5 pm $999 + $110 kit
Awaken Your Creativity

 Ever wondered what it takes to create a line of jewelry, design award-winning pieces, be inspired by the world around you, and use it in your work? Two outstanding, award-winning instructors will teach you how to open creative doors, solve problems, and become a jewelry designer. The class combines lectures, guided exercises, individual exploration, group discussion, and skill building that is accessible and fundamental to the novice, key to those building on past experience and invaluable to those farther along the path. The class is organized into the five essentials of creative success: Imagination, Seeing, Drawing, Designing, and Believing. Learn how to create a personal “jewelry journal.” Discuss and learn foundation principles of design, drawing, and coloring. Learn to render dimensional jewelry designs with gemstones using watercolors and colored pencils. Design a collection of original jewelry. You will gain confidence and learn to trust the artist within you. This class provides the tools and environment to identify your style and create new work, as your unleashed creativity soars!


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A modern metalsmith/metal artist can be found working in traditional metals as well as in nontraditional materials. The designs can range from the classic to the extravagant, and the techniques can either be centuries old or decidedly current.

The wide range of expression preferences, design options, materials, and processes has lead within our field to unfavorable misconceptions, misunderstandings and in some cases even outright disdain between artists. Can the metal and jewelry field overcome its division and send out a much-needed signal?

We appreciate and respect our historical past and acknowledge that current materials have a rightful place in jewelry/object making!

Arriving at this message is the goal of this traveling exhibition opening at the SNAG conference in Boston 2015, Velvet da Vinci, San Francisco, CA - Aug 19 - Sept 20, 2015, Equinox Gallery, San Antonio, TX - Oct 16 - Nov 15, 2015, Baltimore Jewelry Center, Baltimore, MD - Dec 11, 2015 - Jan 08, 2016, Brooklyn Metal Works, Brooklyn, NY - Feb 5 - Mar 4, 2016.

DETAILS on exhibition premise, call for artists, submission guidelines.....

Rachel and Brigitte will be appearing on the wonderful Jay Whaley Metalsmith Benchtalk Radio Show, talking about the Co:Operation Garnish project, how they came up with the idea, what the project is about and the plans moving forward.

The radio show will be LIVE on air September 25, 2014 @ 6PM EST / 3 PM Pacific.

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/whaleystudios

Listeners can call in during the show via phone, skype, or directly connect via the blog talk website.

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