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Time: September 17, 2010 at 10am to September 20, 2010 at 5pm
Location: The Ranch
City/Town: Snohomish, WA
Website or Map: http://www.artattheranch.com
Event Type: metals, workshop
Organized By: Randi Harper
Latest Activity: Sep 14, 2010
The Handbag Series - #2:
Hold Everything! Tin Handbag Workshop
Instructor: Marlene True
September 17 - 20
10am - 4pm
Handbags come in a variety of shapes and sizes and beyond practical function are expressions of taste and individuality. Tin containers are also made in many shapes and sizes, have great colors, images, patterns and text making them an ideal materials for creating handbags. In the process of fabricating our own designs, we will learn to alter, cut, form, rivet, hinge and solder tin to make handbags ranging from sophisticated to sassy.
Course #10W911720 $400.
Marlene True is a full-time studio artist and current Artist-in-Residence at Pocosin Arts in Columbia, NC. Recently her work became a part of the permanent collection of the Museum of Art and Design in New York and the Enamel Arts Foundation in Los Angeles, CA. Forthcoming, her work and writing will be featured in Lark Book's Jewelry Design Challenge. When not in her studio Marlene teaches and lectures at workshops throughout the US. Other recent publications including her work are 500 Enameled Objects by Lark Books, Mixed Media Collage Jewelry by Janette Schuster, 500 Pendants and Lockets, Lark Books, Fabulous Jewelry from Found Objects by Marthe Le Van and The Fine Art of the Tin Can, Revised Edition, by Bobby Hansson. To see more of her work, visit: www.MarleneTrue.com