Debora Mauser

MONDAY
FEBRUARY 2, 2015
9:00 AM UNTIL 4:00 PM
DEBORA MAUSER
BRACELETS GALORE!
A STUDY USING THE HYDRAULIC PRESS
$145 one-day class
Explore one of the many reasons you will love a hydraulic press while making fabulous bracelets.  This class will explore embossing metal and then forming anticlastic and synclastic bracelets with a press. Time saving techniques at their best!   Students can also hone their stamping skills or use hammers to add dimension and texture. Once the bracelets are formed, students will have a chance to add patina with a torch or use alcohol inks or Gilders Paste to add color to their creations.  Students should be able to complete three bracelets during this full day class.
KIT FEE - $25– payable to instructor at class time
I WILL PROVIDE ALL MATERIALS FOR THIS CLASS
Including torches, fuel, alcohol inks and Gilders paste
STUDENT SUPPLY LIST
Flat file
bench block
texturing hammers
any metal stamps you would like to use
CONTACT ME
WEBSITE deboramauser.blogspot.com
TUESDAY
FEBRUARY 3, 2015
9:00 am until 4:00 pm
DEBORA MAUSER
COLORING OUTSIDE THE LINES
TORCH-FIRED ENAMELING
$145 one-day class
Combining Painting with Fire immersion enameling and torch enameling on a tripod results in some very unique opportunities to “color outside the lines!”  First we will enamel beads  with the Painting with Fire method, to get the day off to an easy and productive start.  From there we will cut and file our metal into a nice focal piece and torch fire a counter enamel and front coat of enamel.  To jazz it up just a touch more, we will had some 6/20 frit enamel and blend that into the base coat. The results will be a magical world of color!  To use all of our wonderful enameled pieces we will end the class combining all into a striking necklace utilizing copper wire and silk. I will demonstrate several easy and quick wire components from which students may choose to utilize to construct their finished work.
KIT FEE - $42– payable to instructor at class time and includes
10 beads
one 2x3 piece of copper sheet
copper wire
use of all enameling tools, enamels and frit
I WILL HAVE THE FOLLOWING FOR USE IN CLASS
Silk ribbon
hole punching pliers
all enameling tools
choice of enamels and frit
enamel
hand tools
***I will have all Painting with Fire tools for sale***
STUDENT SUPPLY LIST
Metal cutting shears (I like Joyce Chen),
bench block and pad
chasing hammer
round nose pliers
flat nose pliers
flat file
CONTACT ME
WEBSITE deboramauser.blogspot.com
WEDNESDAY
FEBRUARY 4, 2015
9:00 AM UNTIL 4:00 PM
DEBORA MAUSER
VIVID WORLD OF PAINTING WITH FIRE
$145 one-day class
Welcome to the Vivid world of Painting with Fire!  The immersion method of enameling beads, headpins, discs and more will open up a brilliant world of color in all your creations.  Fast, easy and fun!  You will be enameling within 15 minutes or less!  During this full day class, students will do immersion enameling of copper and iron beads, learn to make enameled head pins, work with domed disc, opaque and transparent enamels and lots of embellishments!  Before the day is over I will show you two quick and easy wire connectors so that you can leave with finished designs.
KIT FEE - $45 – payable to instructor at class time and includes:
 
40 beads
3 copper discs
various gauges of copper wire
one gas cannister
I WILL HAVE THE FOLLOWING FOR USE IN CLASS 
use of all my enameling tools
use of over 20 colors of enamels
embellishments
dapping blocks
hammers
hole punch pliers
***I will have Painting with Fire patented pulling stations, enamels and accessories for sale***
STUDENT SUPPLY LIST
round nose pliers
flat nose pliers
cutters
flat file
safety glasses
CONTACT ME
WEBSITE deboramauser.blogspot.com
THURSDAY
FEBRUARY 5, 2015
9:00 AM UNTIL 12:00 PM
DEBORA MAUSER
KEUM BOO EARRINGS
$75 three-hour class
Have you always wanted to add gold to your jewelry wo­­rk? The ancient technique of Keum Boo is the molecular bonding of gold to silver and gives us the opportunity to add that special bling that only gold achieves.  Students will use fine silver as a base for their earrings and then add a special 23.5 karat gold foil.  Starting with a sheet of metal, we will cut, file and shape our earrings, then using heat and pressure bond the gold.  It’s not hard! Bring your thoughts, ideas and enthusiasm!
KIT FEE - $55– payable to instructor at class time and includes
fine silver
gold foil and
earring wires
I WILL HAVE THE FOLLOWING FOR USE IN CLASS
Kilns
Burnishers
liver of sulfur
steel wool
paper cutting stamps
decorative scissors
hole punching pliers
STUDENT SUPPLY LIST
Metal cutting shears (I like Joyce Chen),
bench block
hammer
round nose pliers
flat file
CONTACT ME
THURSDAY
FEBRUARY 5, 2015
1:00 PM UNTIL 4:00 PM
DEBORA MAUSER
MODIFIED METAL MAGIC
PLAYING WITH TEXTURE
$75 three-hour class
Learn to create multiples of a shape without tedious sawing by using a hydraulic press with pancake dies. Students will be able to pick from several different shapes for earrings or pendants. We will also explore the many ways using texture on metal can set your work apart! Corrugating thin metal with a micro fold brake, embossing machine, using texture hammers, various design stamps and common items like wire or concrete - the design possibilities are endless. Bring your imagination and let’s make some magic!
KIT FEE - $25– payable to instructor at class time and includes
copper sheet
2 pair of sterling earring wires
selection of pearls/beads to use as drops
4 head pins
I WILL HAVE THE FOLLOWING FOR USE IN CLASS
Hydraulic press and accessories
microfold brake
embossing machine and accessories
hole punching pliers
liver of sulfur
steel wool
small selection of metal stamps
doming block
STUDENT SUPPLY LIST
Metal cutting shears (I like Joyce Chen),
bench block and pad
chasing hammer
round nose pliers
flat nose pliers
flat file
OPTIONAL
metal stamps
texturing hammers
CONTACT ME