Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Arrowmont 2010: Righteous Reliquaries for Ordinary Objects

An exciting workshop will be taking place this Summer at Arrowmont!

Mark your calendars: June 20-26.

Becky Mcdonah will be instructing a course titled "Rigtheous Reliquares for Ordinary Objects":

"...Create elaborate containers for those cherished items you keep tucked away, wrapped up in an old sock, or something that you interact with everyday. The focus of this workshop will be designing small containers that incorporate mechanisms from basic hinges to cradle hinges, bayonet closures and more… and we can’t leave out pressure fitting. Cold connections and entrapment will also be covered as we are working with found objects which may not be able to withstand heat. Surface treatments and embellishments will be addressed as well along with cutting glass for viewing options. Students will relate their design choices back to the items they choose to contain."

This is a great opportunity and sure to be tons of fun! Don't miss it!

For more of Becky's work, go to her flickr account.

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