Chasing and Repoussé Elementary Level - Thomas Hammett
This course will present the ancient art process of chasing and embossing (repoussé) in a series of increasingly complex pieces. Students will learn the principles of metallurgy pertaining to chasing and embossing, and be introduced to various tools, materials, and techniques needed to produce low- and mid-relief sculpture in metal. All work will be done in copper, and all tools and materials will be provided for student use. Students must provide their own eye protection and closed-toe shoes.