Instructor: Leslie Hartwell
Learn to include virtually any materials into your jewelry making designs by being able to join components without solder or glue. Using rivets, staples, stitches, tabs, and other mechanical methods to add movement, interesting design details, and utility to your jewelry. All tools are supplied. Depending on the project, a project materials fee of not more than $75 is paid to the instructor.
Leslie is a graduate of the North Bennett Street School Jewelry Making and Repair Program. She has been an instructor at Metalwerx for several years, as well as at the Lexington Arts and Crafts Society. She is a recent studiomate of the Metalwerx community. Her emphasis is on building strong basic skills as the foundation for fine craftsmanship, preparing students to develop their designs with confidence and independence. Her 25 years as a graphic designer and continuing interest in textiles contribute to her particular interest in the relationships between surface and volume.