Enameled Penny Earrings Class With Lindsay Huff

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CLASS DESCRIPTION Check your change drawer for old pennies and create colorful pairs of enamel earrings worth way more than one cent! Pennies must be at least 34 years old to be utilized.

INSTRUCTOR Lindsay Huff is an artist and metalsmith who creates wearable art and works primarily in enamel. Her artistic process stems from a fascination with her materials and environment. Lindsay graduated with a BFA in Metalsmithing from Syracuse University, where she began her first experiments with enameling. As an artist, Lindsay loves the act of transformation and the dialogue between certainty and uncertainty: how glass enamels react with each other, the anticipation of waiting for a piece to reveal itself after a firing, and the hammered metamorphosis of sheet metal to finished vessel.

SKILL LEVEL Beginner

TUITION $40 (due at time of registration) + MATERIAL FEE $10 (payable to instructor) + EVENTBRITE FEE $3.19 (due at time of registration)

MATERIAL COST(S) The one-time $10 materials fee covers:

• findings
• enamel threads
• enamel
• Klyr-Fire (enamel "glue")
• use of kiln and firing tools
• use of propane torch / fuel fee

INSTRUCTOR WILL BRING:

• enameling tools
• firing tools
• mini kiln

BRING WITH YOU TO CLASS Bring the following with you to class:

• Bring your own pennies to enamel, especially if you want to use pennies from years that have significance, but the instructor will also have pennies available to use. Pennies must be from 1982 and any years previous to be enameled. Pennies produced in 1983 and since have a zinc core which melts at high temperature. Also, only pennies as copper is the key ingredient.

CLASS MINIMUM 4 students.

REFUND / CANCELLATION POLICY Our instructors require a minimum number of students to teach. In order to minimize cancellations that inconvenience our instructors and other students, class cancellations must be made at least 72 hours prior to the start of class. Students who comply with this requirement will receive a full refund. Students who do not comply will be subject to a $25 cancellation fee.

Photo Credit: Lindsay Huff | Huffalo © 2016. All rights reserved.
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By: The Artsmiths of Pittsburgh

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