A Feast of Textures with Chasing and Repousse

Chasing and Repoussé, Megan Corwin
  • Instructor: Megan Corwin
  • March 29 – 31, 2019
  • Friday - Sunday | 3 weekdays | 10:00 - 5:00
  • Class Fee: $490

Come join Megan Corwin in exploring the great textures and forms possible with the techniques of chasing and repousse. In this beginning class, students start by learning to use chasing tools and steel punches to define texture and create form in sheet metal held in the traditional chasers pine resin pitch. We will focus on experimentation and making samples. Megan brings tools for you to use during class and hand-made chasing tools by Bill Dawson are available for purchase in the studio. You will also make one or more chasing or texturing tools for your own personal collection. Check out Megan's website to see some examples of chased and repousse work. Discover new ways to express yourself in metal! $10 Materials Fee, payable to instructor cash or check. Materials Fee Includes: Tool steel to make a chasing tool(s) to take home

Prerequisites:
  • No experience necessary. Recommended reading - "Chasing and Repousse: Methods Ancient and Modern" by Nancy Megan Corwin available through Danaca Design or Amazon.
Materials Included:
  • -Sheet copper for producing samples
    -Use of studio tools including pitch bowls
Students Must Bring:
  • -$10 Materials Fee, payable to instructor cash or check
    Materials Fee Includes: Tool steel to make a chasing tool(s) to take home
Students May Bring:
  • -Personal pitch pot and tools
    -Additional sheet metal, 22 g recommended (available in studio store)