Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Make Your Own Wedding Bands

(6 week instructional seminar)
May 2nd - June 6th (on Saturdays)
11 am - 2 pm
Cost: $400
Instructor: Sakurako Shimizu

457 Grand Street
Brooklyn NY 11211
Tel: (718) 388-2190
URL: http://www.liloveve.com

Learn to carve, curve, hollow, texture, and sculpt using different types of wax to create rings, pendants and charms. Carving wax is a wonderful medium to work for creating jewelry. Rich textural surfaces and fluid, carving shapes can be created in wax material and then cast into a variety of precious metals to create a unique piece of jewelry. Wax models may be sent to a professional caster during the week and finished in the classroom to see the process through from start to completion.

Sakurako Shimizu is known for her conceptual jewelry. Her foray into wax medium for jewelry has produced equally exceptional results - and LILOVEVE STUDIO is excited to be able to offer this upcoming Wax Class under her instruction.

About Sakurako Shimizu
Sakurako Shimizu is a New York based artist and independant curator. She received her BFA in Design from Tokyo Zokei Universityin Tokyo, Japan and an MFA in Metals from the State University of New York at New Paltz. Sakurako has exhibited nationally and internationally. Her work has also been published in the Shanghai Morning Post, the German craft magazine Kunsthandwerk & Design, and other design magazines.

Her work is on view at Julie Artisans' Gallery in NYC, Heidi Lowe Gallery in Delaware, and will be included at Love Design exhibition 2009 Salone del Mobil in Milan, Italy and 2009 STRP Festival in Eindhoven, Netherlands. Sakurako is passionate about introducing art jewelry to a broader audience.

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