Chasing & Repousse’ 101

C&R-101

$250.00

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Repousse´ is French and means “to push out”.  Repousse´ is the art of moving metal using pitch, chasing tools and hammers.   This technique has been used for thousands of years to sculpt metal into low and high relief objects.

Prerequisites:

All persons must be at least 18 years old.
This is an Entry Level / General offering to those wanting to learn a new skill.

You should also feel comfortable heating metal (annealing it to make it soft) with a torch, as it is used as part of the process.

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Description

Repousse´ is French and means “to push out”.  Repousse´ is the art of moving metal using pitch, chasing tools and hammers.   This technique has been used for thousands of years to sculpt metal into low and high relief objects.

This class discusses various tool shapes, their uses & metal techniques. Each student will create a defined image pattern provided by the instructor. All materials, tools, and pitch pots are provided.