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Come make Infinity Ombre Pendants at River Arts

 

October 4, 2018

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River Arts Inc invites you to join us for "Infinity Ombre Pendants" with instructor Jill Erickson on Saturday, Oct 13 from 12-4pm. The class will be held at River Arts on Water Studio, 590 Water St, Prairie du Sac, WI. Jill's class is perfect for beginner jewelry makers - no previous experience is required! She'll walk you through how to make your own open-back bezel with aluminum wire and fill it with two-part modeling compound to create a seed bead mosaic pendant or brooch. You'll learn tips and tricks to master a no-stitch, no-grout, no-hassle technique to create a striking design with beads in your choice of colors. Jill provides an overview of color theory and how to plan the placement of your colors to achieve an ombre color blend effect that evokes an urban-boho vibe. You'll knot a supple, leather cord to create an adjustable necklace for your pendant. Alternately, you can choose to affix a silicone necklace, or a pin-back if you prefer to wear your creation as a brooch. About the instructor: Jill L. Erickson makes studio jewelry that combines her predilection for natural history and story-telling with an enthusiasm for all manner of materials (metal, stone, horn, polymer, enamel, and much more). Her MA and MFA degrees in drawing and painting provide the foundation for her explorations in jewelry making. Jill is a former associate editor of Art Jewelry magazine, and has over twenty years of experience teaching art workshops and classes for students of all ages. For questions about this class, please call 608-643-5215 or email Kristina at kcoopman@riverartsinc.org. Online registration is available on www.riverartsinc.org. Pictured: Example beaded pendant by Jill Erickson that students will make.



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