The Giving Tree

The Giving Tree

$120.00

Instructor: Cindy Pankopf
Date: Saturday, November 4, 2017
Time: 9am – 6pm with a 2-hour lunch
Classroom: 205
Cost of Required Kit: $150

Nestled under the canopy of this gran old tree you’ll find an old-fashioned rope swing gently beckoning in the breeze. An array of techniques will be covered  to construct this majestic creation including sculpting, snakes, and hand texturing. Dimensional foliage creates the self-bail while revealing the branches within.
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The Giving TreeNestled under the canopy of this grand old tree you’ll find an old-fashioned rope swing gently beckoning in the breeze. An array of techniques will be covered  to construct this majestic creation including sculpting, snakes, and hand texturing. Dimensional foliage creates the self-bail while revealing the branches within.

Instructor: Cindy Pankopf
Date: Saturday, November 4, 2017
Time: 9am – 6pm with a 2-hour lunch
Classroom: 205
Cost of Required Kit: $150

Skill Level: Intermediate  Intermediate metal clay experience required

Technique Learned: Metal Clay

Kit Includes:

  • 50g silver metal clay
  • sterling components
  • use of: silver clay syringe & paste, laser textures, extruder, jeweler’s saw, consumables, firing supplies.

Supply list for students to bring:

  • work surface
  • rolling papers
  • 12 piece graduated slat set
  • roller
  • rubber block with a hole
  • fine tip paintbrush
  • cutter scraper
  • brass brush
  • burnisher
  • sanding sponge set
  • sanding sticks
  • sanding needle
  • dusting brush
  • polishing pads
  • micro-mesh polishing pads
  • polishing cloth
  • pro-polish pads
  • task lamp if needed

Tool kits will all of the required tools will be available for purchase in class.

Cindy PankopfAbout Cindy Pankopf:
Cindy’s 15 year career as a graphic designer is the foundation of her current profession as a jewelry designer / instructor / author. She began with designing and teaching seed beading classes then expanded into metal clay. She is proud to be one of only 7 certified Master Art Clay Silver Instructors in North America, and enjoys creating new designs that will expand her students’ skills and combine different materials.

Cindy teaches classes of her own designs in metal clay and beading regularly. Her goal is to broaden the scope of her techniques and continue designing, and sharing with others. She enjoys instructing locally at her store Cindy Pankopf’s Creative Place in Santa Ana, California and nationally at the Bead and Button Show and other venues.

Cindy has received several awards. She has placed twice in Bead Dreams, was a Finalist in the Toho Emerging Bead Artist and the Silver Accessory contest. Cindy is the author of Beadmaille: Jewelry with Bead Weaving & Metal Rings, and The Absolute Beginners Guide to Making Metal Clay Jewelry. Cindy has also been featured in publications such as Bead & Button and Art Jewelry Magazine.