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5-Day Workshop with Kevin O'Dwyer

  • Monday, April 01, 2019
  • 9:30 AM
  • Friday, April 05, 2019
  • 5:00 PM
  • 5353 Buford Highway NE Doraville GA 30340
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 This "hands-on" workshop will focus on the design and creation of your own unique pouring vessel during a week long workshop with master silversmith Kevin O'Dwyer!


Kevin O'Dwyer

April 1-5, 2019

Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 5:00 pm


This workshop will explore the design, fabrication and construction techniques used to create a vessel with particular emphasis on the basic vessel components: a hollow formed body, a fitted lid, functional pouring spout, handle and feet.

A variety of hollowware techniques will be examined and can be used to create your vessel.  Raising, lap joints, die forming, fold forming, forging, hinging, synclastic and anticlastic raising will be demonstrated during this metalsmithing master-class. Design and construction considerations such as form, function, structure, surface development and finishing techniques will be discussed throughout the workshop. Whether your concept is functional, sculptural, or a combination of both, this workshop will expand your knowledge and technical expertise. Insightful tips on soldering, surface preparation, fitting, filing, forging and forming will help save time and materials.

Master silversmith Kevin O'Dwyer will work with students from the initial concept to a finished piece. A combination of skill and technique based demonstrations with one to one tutoring and problem solving will take place throughout the workshop. Kevin will demonstrate both traditional and contemporary metalsmithing techniques as well as some "seat of the pants" variations!

For more information, please see Kevin O'Dwyer's website at http://www.irishsilversmith.com


Cost

$550 at time of registration online


Materials List

Click here for a PDF of the materials list.

Where

5353 Buford Highway NE, Doraville, GA 30340

Registration

Not a current MAGG member?  Join today  Membership is $50 annually.

Register for the workshop with the participation fee payable in advance via the MAGG website at www.georgiagoldsmiths.org

If your payment is accepted, you are registered for the workshop.  If the workshop is sold out and you want to be added to the wait list, email MAGGCoordinator@gmail.com

Cancellation / Refund Policy

If you need to cancel your registration, please notify the workshop contact as soon as possible.  A cancellation fee of 20% of the workshop tuition will be charged on cancellations received more than 28 days before the start of the workshop.  Cancellations received less than 28 days but more than 7 days before the workshop will receive a 50% refund; cancellations received 7 days or less before the start of the workshop will receive no refund.  If your seat in the workshop can be filled, only the cancellation fee (20%) will apply.

Accommodations

For anyone wanting to stay in a hotel near the 5353 Buford Highway NE, Doraville, GA location, we have a special rate at the Clarion Hotel, 2001 Clearview Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30340.  Call 770-455-3700 and mention Metal Arts Guild of Georgia, aka, Georgia Goldsmiths Guild, when making your reservation and ask for the "Local Rate".

 

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