Instructor: Kenneth Spivey
Summary:This class will utilize jewelry and blacksmith techniques to produce different types of chainmail.
Description: Students will participate in a hands on experience to create their own jump rings and with them make their own riveted chainmail. Students will learn both the historical method used in making armor and the modern method used in jewelry. Different patterns and styles will be covered within this class that students will then utilize to produce a piece of jewelry.
No previous knowledge is necessary to attend this class, just a lot of patience.
Concepts and Tools Covered in This Course:
About the Instructor:
Working with metal since he was a teen, Kennen has turned his love of creation into something he can share with the world. Creating collections of jewelry, knives, keychains, furniture and a large assortment of projects and customed commission pieces Kennen continues to grow and expand his portfolio trying new things and pushing himself to new levels. Kennen studied art at the University of Montevallo where he received his BS in studio art and MA in art education. He is currently continuing his education and pursuing an MFA at SCAD in Atlanta. He has been working with metal for 13 years and forging for the past 10. He currently teaches all over the southeast, and runs his own design firm KRS3-Designs. See more of his work by clicking this link.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Q: What is the dress code?
A: Closed toed shoes, as well as long cotton pants and shirts are a must. For your own safety, no syntehtic fabrics please. Gloves and eye protection will be provided.
Q: When do ticket sales end?
A: Ticket sales end two days before the event begins.
Q: How many people can sign up?
A: Each class has a maximum of 8 people.
Q: Is there an age requirement?
A: Students must be above the age of 11, Students under 18 will either need to be accompanied by a parent or gaurdian or will require additional permission paperwork.
Q: Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
A: If you have any questions or concerns, email us at email@example.com
Q: Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
A: Yes, please notify us before ticket sales end about any transfer of purchase.
Q: What is the refund policy?
A: We will refund any ticket requested for any reason up to a week before the course runs, after that point we can only give credit to a future course. If the class cannot run as scheduled, for whatever reason, purchaser will have the option of a full refund or credit towards the makeup course.