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Exploring Metals and Gold Leaf on Metal with Lucia Massei 2024 at Alchimia Contemporary Jewellery School

Workshop  /  Technics   ProfessionalPractice   Making  /  01 Mar 2024  -  03 Mar 2024
Published: 05.02.2024
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Intro
Introduction to colours/pigments and demonstration of various colouring techniques on metal: hot acrylics, pigments and their application, resins, (mixed media), chemical thinners and adhesives, rolling mill stamping, flame gilding.
Dates: 1st  – 3rd  March 2024
Schedule: Fri: 17– 20 pm, Sat-Sun: 10-13 am, 14-17 pm.
Price: 600 €
Deposit to be paid to secure the place: 200 €

All the materials (Pigments, gold and silver leaf) are included in the price.
Preview basic jewellery-making experience is required.

Program:
Introduction to colours & pigments.
Demonstration of various colouring techniques on metal:  hot acrylics, pigments and their application, mixed media, chemical thinners and natural adhesives, rolling mill stamping, and Keum-Boo (flame gilding).
Realization of many-coloured samples using piments and gold leaf application on silver/copper/brass/ iron.

> The Weekend Course will be confirmed once the minimum number of students is reached.


About the teacher:
Lucia Massei studied jewellery and painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Florence and achieved meaningful experiences as a freelance designer in the fields of classic jewellery and fashion accessories. In 1998 she co-founded Alchimia. Today she is the Director of the School. As a jewellery artist, she had exhibited her work in galleries of contemporary art and design in international contexts. Believing in the potential of every individual, and the power of Art, Massei as acting director of Alchimia, has been supporting students and staff in exploring and strengthening their creativity, encouraging their self-expression, providing them with the right space and environment, as well as guiding them towards new possibilities and directions throughout their carrier through her courses.