Learn the Art of Calderesque Wire JewelryFriday June 3, 2011
Learn to create your own wearable art piece!
Brenda Schweder is back again, this time to show you how to make your own sensational one-of-a-kind wearable art piece in the spirit of Alexander Calder. Learn to work with this inexpensive steel wire and start creating your own spectacular pieces.
Known for his direct simplicity and humble use of tools and materials, Calder’s interest was in one-of-a-kind wearable art pieces as well as non-wearable art sculptures. This LIVE recording offers a detailed review of the pieces Schweder highlights in her book PLUS, step-by-step instructions of two brand new bonus works inspired by Calder!
Come one, come all to the Calderesque Show on Earth!
Covered in Class:
• Introduction of Calder, the man, and the latest print compilation of his
work, Calder Jewelry, Calder’s tools, materials, and motif choices
• A detailed how-to of Schweder’s Calderesque pieces as seen in Steel Wire
• Steel Wire tools, tips, tricks, and sources
• PLUS Step-by-step walk-through of the creation of two BRAND NEW
Calderesque pieces inspired by Calder Jewelry and the artist’s process
Don't miss the how-to behind working easily with this inexpensive material and start creating your own one-of-a-kind creations.
Check out below a sneak peek of just some of what Brenda covers:
Learn to work with this inexpensive steel wire to make original jewelry pieces
Brenda shows you all you need to start creating
Learn to capture your own treasures and create a one of a kind piece.
Brenda shares with you the how-to behind her own pieces, so you can start creating.
Follow along with easy to follow how-to steps.
Brenda shares all her tips and tricks so you can get going with your own design.
Don't miss as Brenda shares her quick solution to making your own original belt.
Included with this download is a PDF of class notes, including supply list and resource names.
Brenda Schweder is a frequent contributor to BeadStyle magazine, and co-authored the magazine’s Fashion Forecast column for its first four years. Her third book, Steel Wire Jewelry (Lark Books), released in Spring, 2011 to rave reviews for her innovative work. Schweder offers workshops using found and vintage objects in conjunction with iron wire, waxed fibers and Swarovski Crystallized Elements) at the Bead&Button Show in Milwaukee (June) each year.