WEEK 1 (13-17 Aug)

WEEK 2 (20-24 Aug)

CONNECTIONS - the cave in the mind

  with Judy McCaig
Date: 13st - 17th of August | duration: 5 days, 35 hrs
participants: min. 6 / max. 10
language: English and Spanish
location: Jakob Bengel Factory, Oberstein (shuttle service for the evening programme at Campus Idar-Oberstein will be provided)
fee: 625 € (students 475 €)

Description: Reliefs, line drawing, punch-making, volume, texture and colour are achieved by combinations of press forming, roller printing, stamping/hand made punches, Gold/Copper/Silver Leafing, Patinas Riveting/cold connections then allow these elements to be combined in layers, in low relief, mobile or static.

Combine the graphic potential of created images, reliefs, and volume press formed or roller printed into metal with the wide range of gold/silver/copper leafs, patinas and oxides permits. This course is split into a timetable of learning the new techniques, making and experimenting with press forming, roller-printing combined with learning and practicing the various types of rivets and their uses, design and composition, construction and finish of pieces. Rivets enable connections of recycled, found objects and natural elements. Each student is encouraged to explore these expressive possibilities to stimulate their own personal creativity.