Valentin Yotkov at The Ranch

Event Details

Valentin Yotkov at The Ranch

Time: November 9, 2012 at 10am to November 13, 2012 at 4pm
Location: The Ranch. Center for Arts & Craft
City/Town: Snohomish, WA
Website or Map: http://www.artattheranch.com
Phone: 360-568-7709
Event Type: metalsmithing, jewelry, chasing, and, repousse
Organized By: Randi Harper
Latest Activity: Jun 7, 2012

Export to Outlook or iCal (.ics)

Event Description

Ornamental Chasing & Repousse

Instructor: Valentin Yotkov

Nov  9 – 13

10 am - 4pm

The ancient metalsmithing techniques of chasing and repousse are currently experiencing a rebirth among silversmiths, jewelry designers and other artists of metalwork. Through carefully designed step-by-step demonstrations and personalized instruction Valentin introduces his students to the magic of sculpting in metal. During this intensive, hands on workshop students will develop basic to advanced skills in the execution of ornamental chasing and repousse designs.  Students will learn how to chase the design, then raise the relief from the back of the metal, and finally finish the details by chasing on the front. We will discuss the principles of creating designs for metalwork, safety in the studio, as well as the process of making tools, their different shapes and applications.

All levels welcome.

Course # 12N913    $1200.

Valentin Yotkov has taught Chasing and Repousse for over 30 years. He developed a unique teaching method which allows students to easily understand and learn the technique.  More than 1700 students, professional jewelry designers and silversmiths have attended his classes. Among them are members of the Tiffany & Co.'s silverware department.  Learn more about Chasing and Repousse at www.valentinyotkov.com

Comment Wall

Comment

RSVP for Valentin Yotkov at The Ranch to add comments!

Join crafthaus

Attending (1)

Latest Activity

Sarah Rachel Brown posted photos
3 hours ago
Sarah Loch-Test posted photos
4 hours ago
Sarah Rachel Brown is now a member of crafthaus
5 hours ago
Erin Rappleye liked Zachary Lihatsh's photo
16 hours ago
Brigitte Martin posted blog posts
22 hours ago
Brigitte Martin left a comment for Melissa Cameron
"You are welcome! Looking at the exhibit again, I couldn't help thinking how much has changed since 2011, that exhibit was such a groundbreaking idea..."
23 hours ago
Melissa Cameron left a comment for Brigitte Martin
"Thanks for the ManJewellery flashback, it's a nice reminder while I'm deep in the dungeon making that there's another more fun/frivolous side to this business ;) xx m"
yesterday
Melissa Cameron commented on Melissa Cameron's group ManJewellery
"Me either Dauvit! Whoa, how time flies! Thanks to Brigitte for the reminder ;)"
yesterday
Harriete Estel Berman commented on Brigitte Martin's blog post Techshop just added the A to STEM
"The TECH shops offer access to equipment that artists, makers, or entrepreneurs may not have the resources, space or need to purchase for their own use. We live near the original Tech shop Look on their website for the list of equipment. You…"
yesterday
Zachary Lihatsh posted photos
yesterday
james malonebeach commented on Brigitte Martin's blog post Mysterious Metal Heads - Dale Dunning
"these are fantastickle."
yesterday
Zachary Lihatsh is now a member of crafthaus
Tuesday
The Justified Sinner commented on Melissa Cameron's group ManJewellery
"I cannot believe that this was five years ago! Thanks for reminding me."
Tuesday
Melissa Cameron posted a blog post

Intimate Immensities

artist Serideh KarimiI'm currently involved in a beautiful online…See More
Tuesday
Harriete Estel Berman posted a status
"Can You Connect Me with a Good, Simple Exhibition Contract? http://tinyurl.com/jnpm67f"
Tuesday
Brigitte Martin commented on Jim Cotter's status
"This looks like great fun!"
Tuesday

Masthead Credits

Leisa Rich, Atlanta, GA

"Happy to See You, Too", 2016
16" X 12" X 9"
Materials: PLA, acrylic, plastic, oil paint, recycled reflexology/yoga mat
Technique: 3D printing, assemblage

© 2016   Created by Brigitte Martin.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service